Chequerboard Leaf Cardigan by Sasha Kagan

Chequerboard Leaf Cardigan

July 2013
Light Fingering ?
32 stitches and 38 rows = 4 inches
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
32", 36", 40"
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Sasha Kagan has a long history with Jamieson & Smith, being the first designer to use their yarns in her patterns. She has produced this classic design combining 2ply Jumper Weight with the new Shetland Heritage Yarn yarn in her own distinctive style. The design features a twisted rib, eyecatching leaf intarsia and a blackberry stitch basketweave design.

This cardigan is worked flat and in pieces then sewn together, to knit you will also need 2.5mm (UK 12/US 2) and 3mm (UK 11/ US 3) DPN’s or Straight Needles, 9x2cm buttons


Bust - 32 (36, 40)in (81.591.5,101.5cm)

Length - 21.5 (21.5, 23) in (54.554.5.58.5)cm

Sleeve Seam - 18.5 (18.5,20) in (4747,51cm)

Tension: 32 sts and 38 rows = 10cm/4in over pattern using 3mm Needles.