86 Illyria PDF
A lightweight cardigan knit with fingering weight yarn on larger-than-normal needles, Illyria is worked from hem up in one piece to the armholes. After shoulders are seamed stitches are picked up for the ¾-length sleeves, and worked in short rows to the underarm, then in the round to the cuff. A single column of simple lace panels decorates cardigan fronts and sleeves. A double column of lace spirits its way up the center of the back.
This pattern is available as a PDF download.
Finished size: 35 (38, 40.5, 43.75, 47, 50, 52.5, 55.75) in
Yarn: fingering weight; 1300 (1400, 1500, 1650, 1800, 1950, 2100, 2300) yards
Needles: US 7 (4.5 mm) for gauge, US 5 (3.75 mm) needles for hems; same sizes of needles for sleeves: DPNs or circular needles, length determined by preferred method of knitting in the round
Buttons: 8 ½-in (1.3 cm) buttons
Gauge: 20 sts and 25 rows to 4 inches (10 cm) in stockinette stitch, blocked