The Brookgreen Cardi features top-down and seamless construction. This minimalist raglan cardigan with garter edges is an easy knit. Make it in Super Fine-weight yarn for a lightweight layer or sport weight for a more substantial cardigan.
Kit includes pattern and yarn. Pattern is available in print (includes digital file, too). Pattern is available in 10 individual sizes. Kits with similar skein counts have been combined.
DESIGNER RECOMMENDED YARN: Lino by Martin's Lab (50% Alpaca / 25% Silk / 25% Linen; 100g/437yds): This yarn has been discontinued.
ALTERNATE YARN: Meadow by Fibre Company (40% Merino Wool / 25% Baby Llama / 20% Silk / 15% Linen; 100g/545yds): 2 (2, 3) (3, 4, 4) Skeins. Considered a heavy lace weight yarn, this yarn will look very similar to the images if a bit lighter & airier.
ALTERNATE YARN: Serena by Manos Del Uruguay (60% Baby Alpaca / 40% Pima Cotton: 50g/170 yds): 6 (7, 8) (9, 10, 11) Skeins. This heathered yarn has little stretch and an amazingly soft hand. Available in soft variegated colors and wild space dyes.
ALTERNATE YARN: El Linio by Schoppel-Wolle (100% Linen; 50g/164 yds): 6 (7, 8) (9, 10, 11) Skeins. This pure linen tape yarn is very easy on the hands while providing interest in slight tonal variations throughout. Use Grunfutter Green Grass 2276 to closely match cardi shown.
Super Fine to Sport Weight
SIZE: XXS/XS (S, M1/M2) (L1/L2, XL/2XL, 3XL) Designed with 2" positive ease at the bust so that the front can overlap slightly.
FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: Bust- 30.6-33.4 (36.2, 39-41.7) (45.2-48, 51.5-55, 58.4)" actual body measurement at underarm in inches - see schematic for more detail
YARDAGE: 890-990 (1075, 1165-1250) (1365-1450, 1555-1650, 1775) yards of super fine or sport weight yarn
SKILL LEVEL: Advanced Beginner - picking up stitches
NEEDLES: Size US 4 / 3.5mm & US 2.5 / 3mm 24-36" circular needles plus spare of same size, or needle size needed to obtain gauge
OTHER TOOLS: Stitch markers, Tapestry needle, & Tape Measure
GAUGE: 23 sts x 32 rows = 4" in stockinette stitch after blocking.
Images courtesy of Fogbound Knits. Yarn images by Yarn Loop.