PATTERN NOTES Making Karakum is like going on a knitting adventure. At the end of your journey, you get the most wonderful treat- your new favorite garment! Extra special details include striped seed stitch, contrasting lace, and adorable short little fringe. This oversized cardigan is knit from the bottom up in pieces and seamed, giving important stability to the piece. The only shaping occurs at the front neck opening, allowing you to focus on stitches. Most of this piece is worked in a very subtly textured stitch pattern. So, once you get past the more intricate part at the lower edging, this makes excellent TV or conversational knitting.
There are options for Larger and Smaller sleeves for all sizes. The model wears size Extra Small/Small/Medium with Larger Sleeves.
SIZES Extra Small/Small/Medium (Large/1X/2X, 3X/4X)
FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Width: 26½ (31¼, 35¾)" Length: 27 (28½, 30)" Modeled in Extra Small/Small/Medium size with 21" positive ease.
MATERIALS Fibra Natura Unity (36% wool, 28% cotton, 18% linen, 18% bamboo; 100g/262 yds) • 105 Wolf (MC) - 6 (7, 9) skeins • 102 Adobe (CC1) - 1 skein, all sizes • 101 Rose Villa (CC2) - 1 skein, all sizes Needles: US Size 7 (4.5 mm) 32" circular (to accommodate larger number of sts) or size needed to obtain gauge Notions: Stitch markers, tapestry needle, stitch holder or waste yarn
GAUGE 18 sts x 24 rows = 4" in Fleck Stitch Save time, check your gauge.