Windward by Vanessa Ewing

Windward

Knitting
January 2020
Light Fingering ?
24 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch after blocking
US 5 - 3.75 mm
1500 - 2500 yards (1372 - 2286 m)
XS (S, M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X)
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Windward refers to the direction in which the wind is currently blowing. The open front style of this cardigan will flow with your body movements. A delightfully comfortable yet stylish cardigan for jazzing up your outfit… whether you are running errands or meeting friends for lunch.

Measurements
To Fit Size: XS (S, M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X)
Chest Measurement: 28 (33, 36, 39, 43, 47, 54)”
Length (from shoulder): 22 (22 ½, 23, 23 ½, 24, 24 ½, 25)”
Sleeve Length: (from top of shoulder) 19 ¼ (19 ¼, 19 ¼, 20, 20, 20, 20)”
Shown in size Small.

Materials
310 (350, 393, 415, 457, 490, 522)—yards of fingering/sock weight yarn in 4 colors (A-D)
260 (300, 330, 340, 370, 390, 410)—yards of fingering/sock weight yarn in (Color E)
We used Cape May Fiber Co Sock (75% Superwash Merino, 25% Nylon, 463 yards / 100 Gram)
Colorways we used:
(A) Pink Sand – a soft grey and pink multi
(B) Empress – Soft purple and blue with fuchsia speckles
(C) Night Bloom- Purple grey with speckles of blue, yellow and violet
(D) Boysenberry- Deep purple with hints of grey and burgundy
(E) Rhodophyta- Black tonal background with sections of red and speckles of violet and red
OR
1500 (1700, 1900, 2000, 2200, 2350, 2500)—yards TOTAL, which may be handy to know if you are planning on making this with one color.

  • US Size 5 (3.75mm) 40” circular knitting needle
  • US Size 5 (3.75mm) double pointed needles, set of 5
  • stitch marker and 2 removable markers
  • scrap yarn

Gauge
24 sts, 32 rows = 4” in stockinette stitch after blocking. To save time, take time to check gauge.