DAA (don’t ask again) Cardigan by Isabell Kraemer Yarn Kit

Isabell describes her DAA cardigan as “a cute and classic cardigan worked seamlessly from the top down. The yolk is shaped by using a modified version of the contiguous set-in sleeves method developed by Susie Myers. When the yoke shaping is complete, the sleeve stitchesare placed on hold and the underarm stitches are cst on. the the body is worked back and forth to the ribbing. Instructions for optional pockets are also provided. Buttons bands and neck finishing are worked next. then the sleeve stitches are picked up to work them in rounds top down to the cuffs.”

For the version pictures Isabell used the Great Ocean Road Woollen Mill La Bella Fingering (400m / 437 yards per 100g skein) in the colour Medium Grey. 

Yarn Required
For the one colour version pictured : 3, (3, 4, 4, 4) (4, 5, 5, 5) skeins of GREAT OCEAN ROAD WOOLLEN MILL La Bella Fingering (437 yds (400 m)/100g); 100% Australian Merino and Alpaca Blend shown in the colour Medium Grey. 

US 3 (3.25 mm) 32” (80 cm) circular needle and DPNs (or longer circular needle for magic loop) for neck, button bands, body and sleeve ribbing.
US 4 (3.5 mm) 32” (80 cm) circular needle and DPNs (or longer circular needle for magic loop) for body and sleeves.
needle size(s) are suggestions, please make a gauge swatch to determine the needle size needed to get gauge

24 sts x 35 rows = 4” (10 cm) square in Stockinette stitch on larger needle after blocking.
Please take the time to check both stitch and row gauge.

1 (2, 3, 4, 5)(6, 7, 8, 9)
finished bust circumference:
35.75 (38.5, 41.75, 45, 48.5)(52.5, 56.5, 60.5, 64.5)“
89 (96, 104, 112.5, 121)(131, 141, 151, 161) cm
Suggested ease: 2 - 5” (5 - 12.5 cm)
Sample is worn with approximately 5” (12.5 cm) positive ease at bust

Stitch holders or waste yarn, stitch markers, removable stitch markers (or safety pins), 9 buttons (or more if you like) approximately 0.5” (12 mm) diameter, tapestry needle, blocking tools.

To purchase the DAA pattern through Ravelry please click the link below.


all photos of Isabell Kraemer are courtesy of Isabell Kraemer. 

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