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Currant Cardigan

A scooped neck and no ribbing modernize the classic cabled cardigan. Wavy and pod cables give a whimsical appeal to this staple piece.

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A scoop neck and no ribbing at cuffs, hem, and neckline give the Currant Cardigan clean-lined texture that looks as though it were cut out of patterned cloth. A winding elliptical cable pattern calls double helixes and garden trellises to mind. A hardworking wool blend yarn makes stitches pop.

Finished Size: 39 (43½, 48, 53, 56½)" bust circumference, buttoned. Cardigan shown measures 39", modeled with moderate ease.

Yarn: Bergère de France Magic + (50%_superwash wool, 50% acrylic; 87 yd [80 m]/1¾ oz [50 g]): #23246 corail, 15 (17, 19, 21, 23) balls.

Yarn Weight: #4 - Medium

Needles: Sizes 8 (5 mm), 7 (4.5 mm), and 6 (4 mm). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions: Markers (m); removable m; cable needle (cn); stitch holders; tapestry needle; three 7/8" buttons.

Gauge: 17 sts and 25 rows = 4" in St st on largest needles; Wavy Cable chart with one Rope Cable chart on each side = 5½" wide on largest needles.

Originally Published: Interweave Knits Spring 2013

SKU: EP7860

Author/Speaker/Editor: Marjorie Mitchell

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