The Ivar is a chic, airy cardigan with menswear styling. Worked at a loose gauge for a beautiful drape, this weightless layering piece conveys simplicity without sacrificing smart details. Seamed construction adds stability and puts the cherry on this cardigan's professional good looks. Finished chest circumference (buttoned): 35.5 (38.5, 41.25, 44.25) (47.25, 50, 53) (55.75, 58.75, 61.75) inches (with an intended ease of 2-4 inches). You will need 6 (7, 7, 8) (8, 9, 10) (10, 11, 11) skeins of Brooklyn Tweed's Loft. You will also need US #6, straight or 32-inch circular needles (OR size needed to obtain gauge) and straight or 32-inch circular needles three sizes smaller than gauge needle. Gauge is 22 stitches per 4 inches. Shown here in the color Faded Quilt.