The Reunion Cardigan by Brienne Moody has pronounced raglan seams and buttons trailing up past the vertical bands onto the v neck portion of the sweater add distinct design elements. The sweater uses a small amount of yarn and a relaxed gauge. The knitting is speedy.
Yarn: Brooklyn Tweed Shelter (American Targhee-Columbia Wool; 50 grams/140 yards 128 meters) 5 (5, 6, 6, 7) (7, 8, 8, 9, 10) skeins
Approximately 550 (610, 675, 740, 815) (895, 985, 1080, 1190, 1310) yards 500 560, 615, 675, 745 meters of Worsted Weight Yarn that knits to 16 stitches in 4 inches.
Gauge: 16 stitches and 28 rows = 4” in Stockinette Stitch
Needles: 16” and 32” Circular Needle is US Size 6/4mm and US Size 7/4.5mm OR size needed to obtain gauge
Sizes: 10 Sizes Available 30, (34, 38, 42, 46) (50, 54, 58, 62, 66)“ 76 86, 96.5, 107, 117cm bust
Sample Size: The size shown is 34” and is being worn with no ease. Suggested ease is 0” - 4”/10cm
Notions: 8 Stitch Markers, 2 Stitch Holders or Waste Yarn, Tapestry Needle, Row Counter (optional) and 6 approximately 3/4” Buttons.
Construction: Knitted from the Top Down with Raglan Construction. A V-Necked, Cropped Cardigan. Garter Stitched Fronts and 3/4 Length Sleeves.
The cardigan has no side shaping. It has been designed to be worn with no ease but a knitter could easily size up for a more relaxed fit. Pronounced raglan sleeve seams and buttons trailing up past the vertical bands onto the v neck portion of the sweater add some interesting design elements. The sweater uses a small amount of yarn and a relaxed gauge. The knitting is speedy.
Skill Level: This pattern was written and edited with clarity and simplicity in mind. It would be suitable for beginners willing to take on techniques like increasing stitches (for the raglan seams) and picking up stitches (for the buttonband).