Contrapposto


Regular price $ 7.00 USD
Contrapposto
Contrapposto
Contrapposto
Contrapposto
Contrapposto

Contrapposto is a classic, buttoned, V-neck cardigan. Wear it over a dress at the office, or warm up a shirt and jeans on the weekend.

The pattern in the lower body is made with simple slipped stitches. The slip stitch pattern is given in both chart and row-by-row form.

The contrasting colors are echoed around the neckline and at the cuffs.

Finished Measurements:
Bust:
 34½ (38¼, 41¾, 45, 48¾, 52¾, 57)” buttoned
Length: 23¼ (23¾, 24¼, 24¾, 25½, 25¾, 26½)”
Intended to be worn with 2-4” ease.
Sample shown is size 38¼”.

Yarn Requirements:
DK Weight Yarn

MC: 775 (875, 975, 1075, 1175, 1375, 1425) yds
CC1: 190 (215, 240, 265, 290, 320, 350) yds
CC2: 190 (215, 240, 265, 290, 320, 350) yds

Yarn Used for Sample:
Stunning String Studio Plump
: 100% Superwash Merino; 275 yds (251m)/100gr.
3 (4, 4, 4, 5, 5, 6) skeins Wild Berries (MC);
1 (1, 1, 1, 2, 2, 2) skeins each Petal Pink (CC1), and Cabernet (CC2).

Needles:
US Size 5 (3.75mm) circular needles 24 or 32” long, and needles in referred style for small circumference knitting in the round, or size needed to obtain gauge.
US Size 6 (4mm) circular needles 24 or 32” long, or one size larger than size used to obtain gauge.

Notions:
Stitch markers, waste yarn or stitch holders, tapestry needle,
8 buttons ⅝”(15mm)

Gauge:
22 sts and 30 rows = 4” in Stockinette stitch using smaller needles, after blocking
22 sts and 40 rows = 4” in Slip Stitch pattern using larger needles, after blocking