Rain City Baby
This crossover cardigan is a fun knit with clever styling. Side buttons snuggle the edges, Garter Stitch borders provide a pop of playful color, and sleeves are knit top down for customizable length. The cardigan is worked flat and assembled without sewing, ensuring neat joins and seams that stretch and move along with the wearer.
The cardigan front and back are worked in pieces from the bottom up. Shoulders are shaped with short rows and joined with a Three-Needle Bind Off. Sleeves are picked up and worked top down with a few short rows creating a modified cap. All pieces are joined without sewing. The contrasting bands of Garter Stitch that join the pieces are worked by picking up stitches along one selvedge and then a modified combination of pick up and knit and Three-Needle Bind Off is worked on the adjoining edge.
Sizes Included: 21", 22.25", 24.5", 25.25" Chest Circumference
Yarn Weight: DK
Yarn Line: Swish DK
Fiber Type: Wool
Needle Sizes: US 4/3.5mm and US 5/3.75 32" circular needles
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