A top down cardigan with a sweet design detail at sleeve cuffs. The colorwork at both cuffs imitates the effect of being dipped in an ink pot. This simple and elegant design with interesting details, like contiguous set-in sleeves and colorwork, will keep you entertained throughout the project. What color will you choose to dip your sleeves in?

 

Yarn
Sport weight yarn
(MC) Approximately 995 (1085, 1175, 1315, 1470, 1590) yards, 910 (995, 1075, 1205, 1350, 1455) m
(CC) Approximately 120 (120, 120, 145, 165, 165) yards, 110 (110, 110, 130, 150, 150) m
Quince & Co. Chickadee (100 % American Wool; 181 yards / 166 m, 50g)
Sample shown in Frost (MC) 6 (6, 7, 8, 9, 9) skeins, River (CC) 1 skein

 

Needles
A US 5 (3.75 mm) 24” / 60 cm (or longer) circular needle A set of US 5 (3.75 mm) Double Pointed Needles
A US 3 (3.25 mm) 24” / 60 cm (or longer) circular needle A set of US 3 (3.25 mm) Double Pointed Needles

 

Gauge (after blocking)
22 stitches & 34 rows = 4” / 10 cm in Stockinette stitch with US 5 (3.75 mm) needle

 

Sizes
Finished chest measurements: XS (S, M, L, XL, XXL) = 323⁄4 (353⁄4, 373⁄4, 403⁄4, 433⁄4, 461⁄2)” / 82 (89, 94.5, 102, 109, 116.5) cm
Ease:+1-2”/2.5-5cm

 

Tools
Stitch markers (9), interlocking stitch markers (4), tapestry needle, stitch holders or waste yarn, 9 buttons (1.5 cm)

 

Note
The cardigan is worked seamlessly from top to bottom using the Contiguous set-in sleeves method of shaping developed by Susie Myers. The body is worked in one color with waist shaping then ribbed bands are worked along front and neck.
The long sleeves are worked in the round and finished with simple color work and ribbed cuffs.

 

Skill Level
3/5

Dipped

$8.00Price
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