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Strand Up

from Designs By Cheryl Chow
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Strand Up
Strand Up Strand Up Cardigan
Strand Up Strand Up Cardigan
Strand Up Strand Up Cardigan

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knitting stranded colorwork flat
  • knitting stranded colorwork in the round
  • 3-needle bind off
  • picking up stitches
  • buttonholes
  • reading a color chart
  • short rows
  • decreases and increases

Pattern Description:

Strand Up Cardigan is a long sleeved, v-neck cardigan knit in four colors of 100% wool, sport weight yarn. Worked from the bottom up in one piece, sleeves are picked up from the arm scythe and knit in the round down to the cuff with short rows to shape the sleeve cap.

Gauge:

24 sts and 34 rows on needle size US4
(3.5mm) in stockinette is 4" (10cm)

24 sts and 24 rows on needle size US5
(3.75mm) in stranded colorwork pattern is
4" (10cm)

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Finished bust circumference of 33 (35, 37, 39, 41, 43, 45, 47, 49, 51, 53) inches
  • Finished length of 22.75 (22.75, 23, 23.25, 23.75, 24, 24.25, 24.75, 25.25, 25.5, 25.75) inches
  • Intended to have 1 to 2 inches of positive ease (choose a finished bust circumference of 1 to 2 inches larger than your actual bust size).

Materials:

  • Main Color: 745 (790, 835, 880, 925, 975, 1020, 1065, 1110, 1155, 1200) yards
  • Contrast 1: 145 (150, 160, 170, 180, 185, 195, 205, 215, 220, 230) yards
  • Contrast 2: 115 (120, 130, 135, 145, 150, 155, 165, 170, 175, 185) yards
  • Contrast 3: 230 (245, 255, 270, 285, 295, 310, 325, 340, 355, 365) yards
  • Size US3 (3.25mm) 32" circular needle for button bands
  • Size US4 (3.5mm) 32" (40" for larger sizes) circular needle for body in stockinette
  • Size US5 (3.75mm) 32" (40" for larger sizes) circular needle for body in colorwork pattern

You Will Also Need:

  • 2 removable stitch markers
  • 5 stitch holders or waste yarn
  • 6 -5/8" buttons
  • Tapesty needle
  • Needle and thread for sewing buttons

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Quince and Co Chickadee

Colorway:

101- Egret
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Intermediate
Knitting
Clothing
Women
Sweater
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I love all things fiber related. When I was a small girl I decided I wanted to play with my mom’s sewing machine and put the machine needle through my finger to “see what would happen”. This was the ...

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