Incline Decline Cardigan Pattern Download

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Incline Decline Cardigan Pattern Download

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The lines and planes of our Incline Decline Cardigan employ quiet details and big gestures. Simple garter stitch with stockinette at the seams is the perfect language for the unconventional construction of this very fascinating knit. Each piece (two fronts and two backs) is knit on the bias, which, technically, means that the grain of the fabric is on the diagonal and, practically, means that you increase, decrease, or both at the beginning and end of each row. Seamed together up the center back and along the shoulders, sleeves, and sides, the last step is picking up to knit the garter stitch band and collar. To give a beautiful drape and super-soft feel to the whole thing, we used our gorgeous Cashmere Merino Bloom, a wonderful yarn to accompany you on this fascinating knitting excursion! Please click Product Details, above, for more information about materials, gauge, and sizing.

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Materials
  • 6 (7, 7, 8) (9, 10, 11, 11) skeins of Purl Soho’s Cashmere Merino Bloom, 75% extra fine merino wool and 25% cashmere. Each skein is approximately 218 yards/100g; approximately 1225 (1335, 1510, 1685) (1895, 2025, 2175, 2255) yards required. We used Dove Gray (as worn by the model) and Blue Rust.
  • US 7, 32-inch circular needles
  • A set of US 7 double pointed needles
  • Stitch holders or scrap yarn
  • Stitch markers
  • Removable stitch markers
Gauge

20 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches in garter stitch

Sizes

39 (42, 47, 51) (55, 59, 63, 67) 

To fit actual chest circumference of 31–35 (34–38, 39–43, 43–47) (47–51, 51–55, 56–60, 59–63) inches, with approximately 4–8 inches of ease

  • Finished Chest Circumference: 39 (42, 47, 51) (55, 59, 63, 67) inches
  • Finished Length From Shoulder To Bottom Edge: 20¾ (21½, 22¾, 24) (25¾, 26¼, 27, 27½) inches
  • Finished Length From Underarm To Bottom Edge: 14 (14, 15, 15) (16, 16, 16, 16) inches
  • Finished Sleeve Length From Cuff To Underarm: 18 (18, 18½, 18½) (18¾, 18¾, 19, 19) inches

SAMPLE: The sweater pictured here is size 42, worn with 8 inches of ease.