Simplicity is the key to Salisbury. It has the shape and yoke of a traditional colorwork yoke sweater but the Fair Isle design has been replaced with a single-color wrapped stitch accent. The effect is subtle and serene. The sweater is worked in one piece downward from the neck. Short rows shape the neck and shirttail hem. At the armholes, stitches are reserved for the sleeves while the body is completed. Then the sleeves are worked downward in the round. The recommended ease is 2-4". Finished chest measurements are 34 (37, 40, 43, 46, 49, 52, 55, 58, 61, 64)" and finished lengths are 23 (24, 24.5, 25, 25.5, 25.75, 26, 26.25, 26.5, 26.75, 27)". Berroco has given this design a difficulty rating of intermediate.
Mantra Stonewash is a soft silk yarn with beautiful drape and a distinctive "stonewash" look. The tonal coloring gives a casual feel to the fabric. Mantra Stonewash is a DK-weight yarn and is knit at 5.5 stitches per inch in stockinette in this design.
The kit includes the pattern and the yarn. For this project you will also need:
- 29" circular needle in US size 6 OR SIZE NEEDED TO OBTAIN GAUGE
If you adjusted the size above to get gauge, adjust the needles below correspondingly.
- 29" circular needle in US size 4
- 16" circular needle in US size 6
- 16" circular needle in US size 4
- double point needles in US size 4
- 5 stitch markers, with a distinctive one to mark beginning of round
- waste yarn to hold stitches
- tapestry needle
Salisbury is shown in Mantra Stonewash color 4495 Cloud. If you'd like your cardigan to be in the same color, simply order the kit above using the pull-down menu to pick the size. To pick a different color, see our Mantra Stonewash page to view the options. Then return to this page, order the kit, and specify your color choice in the box above.