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The Comeback Cardigan

Deadline
Nov 15
Category
Sweater / Cardigan
Est. Yards
1500+
Testers Needed
5
Communication
Email
Payment
2

Free Pattern(s)

Payment Notes: final pattern + coupon code for another pattern

Yarn Requirements

aran-weight yarn

Sizes Available

XL 2X 3X 4X 5X

Skills Required

Cables
Edging - Added Afterwards
Kitchner Stitch
Knitted Cast-on
Longtail Cast-on
Pick Up Stitches
Sweater/Cardigan - Top Down
Working from a Chart
Working in the Round

Description

The Comeback Cardigan is a thigh-length cardigan worked from the top down in aran-weight wool. The cardigan features intricate cable panels running down the mid back and sleeves. Cabled pocket details accentuate the otherwise simple, reverse stockinette front.

 

SIZES

➤ XS (S, M, L, XL) [2X, 3X, 4X, 5X]
➤ To fit a 75 (85, 95, 105, 115) [125, 135, 145, 155] cm / 30 (34, 38, 42, 46) [50, 54, 58, 62]" bust
➤ Finished bust circumference: approx. 82 (92, 103, 114, 122) [132, 143, 154, 160] cm / 32¼ (36½, 40", 44¾, 48) [52¼, 56¼, 60½, 63¼]"

 

MATERIALS

Yarn

Aran-weight yarn, approx. 1000 (1120, 1240, 1370, 1470) [1590, 1730, 1870, 1980] m / 1110 (1230, 1350, 1490, 1610) [1740, 1890, 2040, 2160] yd

Needles

➤ 5.5 mm / US #9 for reverse stockinette and cables (or size needed to obtain gauge)
➤ 4.5 mm / US #7 for ribbing

GAUGE

➤ 15 sts × 22.5 rows = 10 cm / 4" in reverse stockinette on larger needles, blocked
➤ 17 sts × 24 rows = 10 cm / 4" in ribbing on smaller needles, blocked

 

TECHNIQUES USED

long-tail, knitted, and provisional cast-ons, cabling, yarnover increases, picking up stitches, Kitchener stitch in pattern, mattress stitch in reverse stockinette, hand sewing using whip stitch

 

TO SIGN UP FOR THE TEST

➤ Send me a link to your previous work (e.g., Ravelry profile, Instagram feed, blog)
➤ Tell me which size you'd like to test knit
➤ Tell me which instruction type (written or charted) you'd like to test knit
➤ Include your Gmail address (or an email address connected to a Google account)

 

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