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Sidewise Cardigan


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The Sidewise Cardigan, available in 8 different sizes, can be knit for practically everyone. Play with various color combinations to create a variety of different looks from the same basic pattern. The slip stitch patterns are knit from cuff to center back to create vertical interest and mirrored patterns. Slip stitch patterns keep the knitting simple while creating a complex looking finished garment. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Knitted Cast-on Kitchener Stitch Familiarity with Slip-stitch patterns GAUGE 16 sts and 32 rows = 10 cm (4") in any of the listed slip-stitch patterns SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS 24 (28, 32, 36, 40, 44, 48, 52)" chest PREFERRED BRAND/YARN Brown Sheep Lamb's Pride Worsted

Supplies Needed

  • 215 - 900 yds in Main Color
  • 120 - 335 yds in Contrast Color 1
  • 65 - 300 yds in Contrast Color 2 & 3

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Gwen Bortner (@EntrelacQueen) teaches knitting techniques at workshops and conferences across the country. She's been published in Knitter's Magazine, Creative Knitting and lots of other places. You can find Gwen's patterns, books, classes and thoughts on life on her website, Knitability, and her blog, The Same Stitch. When she's not on the road, she lives with her husband, Arlis, in Le Grand, Calif., in a farmhouse built in 1902 by her great-grandfather.