Farrimond uses 16(18:20) 50g balls of Kilcarra Tweed (photographed in shade 4897 Ederny)

Farrimond (Diamond Cable Cardigan)

£11.95

This pattern is available with 7 others in my Simple Knits Kilcarra Tweed book.

Farrimond (photographed in shade 4897 Ederny)
£11.95

Product Description

This cardigan is a favourite of mine because I love travelling cables up shaping and then over the shoulder and down the back.  I also like the way the edge of the cardigan curves up at the back slightly to give an interesting detail.

:: 16(18:20) 50g balls of Kilcarra Tweed
:: 1280(1440:1600) metres.
:: 4mm knitting needles
:: 4.5mm needles
:: Cable needle (optional)
:: Five buttons

Tension: 16 stitches and 28 rows to 10cm/4in square over moss stitch using 4.5mm needles

Skill level: ♦ ♦  ♦ 

Measurements

         to fit chest     measure-      length     sleeve
        (suggested)   ments             (from        length                                   (actual)         shoulder)
          ——————————————————————-
cm   81.5-91.5          111                  62              42
in     32-36                43.75             24.5          16.5
           —————————————————————-
cm   96.5-106.5       121                 64               42
in     38-42               47.5             25.25           16.5
            —————————————————————
cm   112-122             131                 66              42
in     44-48               51.5                26             16.5
           —————————————————————-

 

This pattern is available in my book, Simple Knits, which features 8 patterns using Kilcarra Tweed (aran weight) yarn.

 

I also used this pattern in Farrimond’s cushion

 

I’ve written about the inspiration behind this pattern on my blog, click here to read