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.

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Skills Needed

  • General knitting skills

Sizes

Small (Medium, Large, 1X, 2X, 3X)

Finished measurements

  • Bust: 35 (38, 42, 46, 50, 54) in / 89 (97, 107, 117, 127, 137) cm

  • Length: 20 (21, 22.5, 23.5, 25, 26) in 51 (53, 57, 59, 63, 66) cm

Materials

Yarn

Shown in:

Miss Bab’s Yowza 100% superwash merino, 560 yards per 8 oz skein

  • 2 (2, 2, 3, 3, 3) skeins Babette

Also Recommended:

Alisha Goes Around Panoply of Peacocks 80% superwash merino, 10% cashmere, 10% nylon, 200 yds per 115 g skein

  • 5 (5, 5, 6, 6, 7) skeins

Malabrigo Worsted 100% Merino wool, 216 yds per 100g skein

  • 5 (5, 5, 6, 6, 7) skeins

Needles

  • US 8 / 5 mm, 32" or longer circular is easiest for body of sweater

  • US 8 / 5 mm 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 in / 10 cm 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.
 
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