Mt. Auburn Cardigan
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The Mt. Auburn Cardigan is a standout menswear garment that will be envied by all. The complex tweed, leather buttons, cultured cables, and varied textures blend professorial and hipster styles for a fresh take on scholarly tweeds. The body of this cardigan is worked in one piece from the bottom up; the sleeves are worked separately in the round and seamed.
For the Tubular Cast On tutorial, see here: https://www.irmiandesign.com/single-post/2018/08/23/Tutorial-Tubular-Cast-On-for-Mt-Auburn-Cardigan
35.75 (40, 43.75, 47.5, 51.25)“ chest circumference, buttoned. Cardigan shown measures 43.75”; modeled with 5.25” of positive ease.
Harrisville Designs WATERshed (100% pure virgin wool; 110 yd / 1.75 oz): #945 Farwell, 14 (15, 17, 19, 20) skeins.
Sizes 6 (4 mm) and 7 (4.5 mm): 32” circular and set of double-pointed. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Markers; cable needle; waste yarn for provisional CO; stitch holders; spare circular needle in the same size or smaller than smaller needle; tapestry needle; eight .75” buttons.
15 sts and 26 rows = 4” in Moss st on larger needle; 21.5 sts and 26 rows = 4” in cable pattern on larger needle.
- The body of this cardigan is worked in one piece to the underarm, then divided for working the fronts and back separately. The sleeves are worked in the round, with the sleeve cap worked flat.
- Cable pattern is both charted and written.