Eleanor is a simple, seamless cardigan featuring an all-over fun-to-knit smocked textured pattern. The contrast of the ribbed sleeves gives a modern feel to this versatile piece. Knit a bit longer than usual, the sleeves can be turned up at the cuff or left long to keep your hands warm on a chilly day. Curl up by the fire to enjoy knitting or relaxing in this comfortable, classic cardigan.
Skill Level: Intermediate
For Size: XS, (S, M,L, XL, 2XL) = Bust Circumference: 31 (35 1/4, 39 3/4, 44, 48 1/2, 52 3/4)", with 1 1/2" overlapping button band; Length: 22 1/2 (23 1/4, 24, 24 3/4, 25 1/2, 26)"
Yarn Required: 6 (7, 8, 8, 9, 10) skeins of Swans Island Natural Colors 100% Organic Worsted Merino Wool
Gauge: 5 1/2 sts and 7 rows/9 rnds = 1" in Smocked Rib;
6 st and 7 rows/rnds = 1" in K2, p2, Rib
Suggested Needle/Hook Size:
US 6 (4mm) 16" and 32" Circular Needles and Double Pointed Needles
You Will Also Need:
Stitch Holders, a
Darning/Tapestry Needle, and 7 3/4" diameter Buttons
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