Abita from Louet is a lightweight cardigan that is a great accessory for cool spring and summer days. This simple cardigan is all about the details. A lovely rolled collar, a beautiful pleat with a surprise lace panel, and garter stitch edging. This is a cardigan you’ll throw over just about everything in your wardrobe. The pattern is worked from the bottom up seamlessly in one piece. Sleeves are worked in the round from the bottom up, then body and sleeves are joined and worked in one piece. Stitches are picked up along the neck and front sides and the neckband is worked in one piece.
Finished Measurements: 30 (32¼, 36, 39, 42¾, 45¼)” bust
Yarn Requirements: Approximately 2220 (2590, 2960, 3330, 3700, 4070) yards of fingering weight yarn such as Valley Yarns Huntington (75% Superwash Merino Wool/ 25% Nylon; 50g/218yds)
Needles: US 3 (3.25mm) 32” circular and DPNs
Gauge: 26 sts & 39 rows = 4” in stockinette stitch, blocked