Tai Chi by Carol Sunday

Tai Chi

September 2021
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in St st
US 6 - 4.0 mm
1100 - 1900 yards (1006 - 1737 m)
37 (39, 41, 44) (47, 51, 55)"
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A pretty honeycomb border wraps around graceful cables and lace, balanced with an allover pebble pattern. This artistic open-front cardigan is designed with a subtle high-low hemline - no short rows needed.

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Pattern Info:

Construction: Tai Chi is knitted flat from the bottom up, with raglan shaping on yoke and sleeves, and with the front bands continuing on their own to wrap around the back neck. Pieces are seamed together later.

Chest size of finished sweater: 37 (39, 41, 44) (47, 51, 55)“ with 2-6” positive ease recommended. To adjust sizing, adjust gauge. Shown in size 41” worn with 5” ease.

Needles and notions: Needles size 6 US (4 mm) straight or circular needles for sweater gauge, size 5 US (3.75 mm) for ribbing; cable needle or double pointed needle; tapestry needle, stitch holder or waste yarn.

Yarn: 8 (9, 9, 10) (11, 12, 14) skeins of any Sunday Knits 5 ply light worsted weight (137 yds / 125 m per 50g skein): Brigadoon (100% merino tweed), Eden (100% merino), Nirvana (90% merino 10% cashmere) or Angelic (75% merino 25% angora).
Shown in Angelic smoke.

Gauge: 20 sts and 28 rows = 4” (10 cm) in Stockinette stitch using size 6 needles. Measure gauge from center of a large washed and dried swatch.

Skills used: Cable cast-on, cables, lace, reading charts, sewn bind-off.

Pattern includes: Written instructions, charts (cable patterns are in charted format only), schematic, glossary.