FadeOut Cardigan

FadeOut is a casual open-front cardigan, with contrasting afterthought pockets and folded edges all around.
Knit in four fading and one contrasting colors of Sport weight natural wool, FadeOut is a comfortable transitional garment and cozy layering piece that will accompany you throughout the year.

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DETAILS

Sizes:

1 (2, 3, 4, 5)[6, 7, 8]

to fit chest circumference of 81 (91, 102, 112, 122)[132, 142, 152] cm / 32 (36, 40, 44, 48)[52, 56, 60]“
the finished cardigan has about 15 cm / 6“ positive ease (chest circumference + ease = garment circumference);
see schematic for details

Yarn:

5 colors of Sport weight yarn (4 colors that create a gradient/fade + 1 contrasting color)

Shown in:

Merino Sport by Rauwerk Wool (100% wool, 300 m / 100 g)
in the colorways Quarz (A – silver gray), Kies (B – light gray), Graphit (C – medium gray), Obsidian (D – dark gray) and Tragant (CC – yellow/green);
modeled in size 3

Yardage:
  • Color A: 463 (511, 577, 638, 700)[771, 839, 922] m / 506 (559, 631, 698, 766)[843, 918, 108] yds / 2 (2, 2, 3, 3)[3, 3, 4] skeins
  • Color B: 256 (283, 319, 353, 387)[427, 464, 510] m / 280 (309, 349, 386, 423)[467, 507, 558] yds / 1 (1, 2, 2, 2)[2, 2, 2] skeins
  • Color C: 239 (264, 298, 330, 362)[398, 433, 476] m / 261 (289, 326, 361, 396)[435, 474, 521] yds / 1 (1, 1, 2, 2)[2, 2, 2] skeins
  • Color D: 193 (213, 241, 266, 292)[322, 350, 385] m / 211 (233, 264, 291, 319)[352, 383, 421] yds / 1 (1, 1, 1, 1)[2, 2, 2] skeins
  • Contrasting Color (CC): 257 (284, 320, 354, 389)[428, 466, 512] m / 281 (311, 350, 387, 425)[468, 510, 560] yds
/ 1 (1, 2, 2, 2)[2, 2, 2] skeins
  • In Total: 1408 (1555, 1755, 1941, 2130)[2346, 2552, 2805] m / 1539 (1701, 1920, 2123, 2329)[2565, 2792, 3068] yds / 6 (6, 8, 10, 10)[11, 11, 12] skeins
Gauge:

20 sts / 30 rows = 10 cm / 4” in stockinette stitch with US 6 / 4.0 mm needles
20 sts / 36 rows = 10 cm / 4” in garter stitch with US 6 / 4.0 mm needles
22 sts / 33 rows = 10 cm / 4” in stockinette stitch with US 4 / 3.5 mm needles

Gauge is measured relaxed after blocking and has an influence on the size of your finished garment and your yardage!

Needles:

US 6/4.0 mm and US 4/3.5 mm circular needles (or size needed to obtain gauge or optimal drape), smaller circular needles (eg. US 1 ½ / 2.5 mm) for afterthought pockets (and optional three-needle bind-off seam);
optional: DPNs of same size for sleeves

Notions:

tapestry needle, 4 stitch markers, stitch holder/waste yarn or spare cables (to hold sleeve sts)

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