FAIR ISLE CARDIGAN
FAIR ISLE CARDIGAN 

Vogue Knitting Fall 1998 #6

Traditional colorwork bands at the yoke and wrist are the perfect counterpoint to the simplicity of this tailored cardigan with deep, deep ribbing. The Fair Isle Cardigan first appeared in the Fall/Winter 1951 issue of the original Vogue Knitting Magazine.

Difficulty level
Difficulty level 3 Intermediate

MATERIALS
Note The original sample was knit in the foll yarn:
• 8 (8, 9, 10) 1¾oz/50g balls (each approx 135yds/125m) of Patons Country Garden DK (wool) in #73 grey (MC)
• 1 ball each in #35 aqua (A), #69 ruby (B), #43 olive (C), #29 blue (D), #45 peach (E), #25 cranberry (F) and #56 med green (G)
Note The above yarn has been discontinued. We recommend any DK weight yarn.
• One pair each sizes 3 and 5 (3 and 3.75mm) needles, OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE
• Seven ⅝"/15mm buttons
• Stitch holders

SIZES
To fit X-Small (Small, Medium, Large). Shown in size Medium. Directions are for smallest size with larger sizes in parentheses. If there is only one figure, it applies to all sizes.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
• Bust (buttoned) 34¾ (36¾, 40¼, 42¾)"/88 (93, 102, 108.5)cm.
• Length 20≤ (21¼, 21¾, 22¾)"/52.5 (54, 55, 57.5)cm.
• Upper arm 13 (13½, 14, 14½)"/32.5 (33.5, 35, 36)cm.

GAUGE
24 sts and 30 rows to 4"/10cm over St st using size 5 (3.75mm) needles.


Delivery Method: Downloadable as an Electronic PDF

SKU: VKF98_06 (4637)
Price: $5.00