Marta

$8.00 USD

Marta is a simple ribbed cardigan with split cuff detailing and figure-flattering hidden waist shaping. The simple design showcases beautiful hand-dyed yarns. She is knitted seamlessly up to the English Tailored shoulders for minimal finishing.

Skills Needed

General knitting skills.

Sizes

Small (medium, large, 1x, 2x, 3x)

Finished measurements

  • Bust: 35 (38, 42, 46, 50, 54)"

  • Length: 20 (21, 22.5, 23.5, 25, 26)"

Materials

Suggested Yarns

  • 2 (2, 2, 3, 3, 3) skeins Miss Bab’s Wowza (100% superwash merino, 560 yards/8 oz), or

  • 5 (5, 5, 6, 6, 7) skeins Alisha Goes Around Panoply of Peacocks (80% superwash merino, 10% cashmere, 10% nylon, 115 gr/200 yds), or
  • 5 (5, 5, 6, 6, 7) skeins Malabrigo worsted (100% Merino wool, 100g/ 216 yards) 

Needles

  • US 8, 32" or longer circular is easiest for body of sweater

  • US 8 dpn or circular for sleeves or size needed to obtain gauge

Notions

  • 4 st markers

  • 5 small buttons (rectangular or oval work best;
    sample is approx 3⁄8 × 1⁄2")

Gauge

18 sts and 25 rows = 4" square in k2, p2 rib; measure your gauge across slightly stretched rib pattern.

Errata

Dec on Fronts, Sleeves and Back

  • Row 1(RS): …
  • Row 2, 4 (WS): …
  • Row 3 (RS): …
  • Work rows 1–4 a total of 5 (6, 7, 7, 8, 9) times, then work rows 1–2 [0 (0, 0, 1, 1, 1)] time; 54 (58, 62, 68, 72, 76) Back sts.
 
WANT TO SEE IT IN PERSON?
Find it at your local store