Just because it is summer doesn't mean that your arms don't get cold! Arctic air conditioning or chilly evenings will have you reaching for this terrific cardigan. It has a flattering A-line shape, sporty stripes, and three-quarter sleeves. Broken ribbing is worked at the lower edge, cuffs, and neckband while the body is stockinette. The fronts and back are worked separately and then are joined at the shoulder. Stitches are picked up at the armholes for the sleeves, which are worked downward using short rows to shape the sleeve caps. The front bands are worked at the same time as the rest of the fronts. Finished chest measurements are 31.75 (35.25, 39.75, 43.25, 47.75, 51.25, 55.75)" with lengths of 21 (21.5, 22, 22.75, 23.25, 23.75, 24.5)". It can be machine washed and dried flat. Designed by Amy Gunderson.
Bamboo Pop is a cotton/viscose bamboo yarn in a DK to light worsted weight. Here, it is knit at 5.5 stitches per inch. The yarn is light and breathable and the bamboo fiber gives it a nice sheen. The large color line gives you lots of options, from the fairly sedate combination shown to wildly bright pairings.
The kit includes the pattern and yarn. For this project you will also need:
- 32" circular needle in US size 4 (OR SIZE NEEDED TO OBTAIN GAUGE)
- stitch marker
- stitch holder
- tapestry needle
The model is knit using Bamboo Pop colors 305 Ocean Dots and 112 Black. If you would like your sweater to be in these colors, simply order the kit above. If you would like to pick your own colors, see our Bamboo Pop page to view the options. Then return to this page, order the kit, and tell us your two color choices in the box above. Be sure to specify which is the main color.