The Northampton Cardigan is found in Knit.Wear Spring/Summer 2017 and is a wonderful garment with a huge wrapping collar and three-quarter sleeves. The raglan seaming and roomy dolman sleeves give this cardi lots of room for clothes underneath or that little toddler who likes to curl up on you for warmth. It is worked from the top down with elegant lace ribbing along the front edges.
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DESIGNER RECOMMENDED YARN: Hemp Tweed by Rowan (75% Wool / 25% Hemp; 50g/104yds): 13 (14, 15, 16, 18) Skeins. Shown in Pumice. This yarn creates a modern tweed effect with a nice hand that is perfect for transitional weather. Hemp behaves similarly to linen during knitting and washing and softens with age creating a nice drape to finished garments. PRE-ORDER now available in all colors. Please contact us prior to placing your order for color availability for this European yarn, and allow at least 10 business days for shipping to your location.
ALTERNATE YARN: Sweater by Spud & Chloë (55% Superwash Wool / 45% Certified Organic Cotton; 100g/160yds): 9 (10, 10, 11, 12) Skeins. Use Beluga to match photos. Sweater is the perfect yarn for, well, sweaters. This soft yarn is the perfect balance of warm superwash wool and breathable cotton, making perfect garments for transitional weather and also winters in the southern states. Available in vivid solid colors and easy care washing instructions, this yarn is a house favorite at Yarn Loop. Feel free to PRE-ORDER any colors currently out of stock, and allow at least 5 business days for shipping to your location.
SIZE: XS (S, M, L, XL)
FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: Back Width at underarm 18.25 (20.25, 22.25, 24.25, 26.25)”. Modeled with 5.5" Positive Ease.
YARDAGE: 1352 - 1872 yds
SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate - lacework, tubular cast-on & bind-off
NEEDLES: Size US 6 / 4mm & Size US 7 / 4mm 32" circular needles and set Double Points, or size needed to obtain gauge
OTHER TOOLS: Stitch Markers, Stitch Holders or waste yarn, Tapestry needle.
GAUGE: 20 sts x 26 rows = 4" in Stockinette Stitch on larger needle; 26 sts x 26 rows = 4" in Lacy Rib pattern on larger needle after blocking.
Cardigan images courtesy of Interweave Press/Harper Point Photography