Designed by Laura Chau of Cosmicpluto Knits!, Escarpment is a lovely everyday cardigan with Elongated Garter Stitch sleeves and bodice. The V-neck and hip darts are flattering and easy to work.
Escarpment is knit seamlessly from the top down with raglan sleeves. The body is worked flat, with the sleeves worked in the round. Bands are picked up and knit once the body is complete. Note that this cardigan does not have fastenings - shown pinned closed with a lovely fabric pin.
Meant to be worn with 0-2 / 0-5cm ease at the bust. For the best fit, measure a sweater you like the fit of, and make the size closest to it. Shown in size 37.5 / 88cm with zero ease.
33 (34.75, 37.5, 39.25, 41, 42.75, 45.5, 47.25, 49, 50.75, 53.5, 55.25, 57)
Worsted or aran weight yarn
970 (1020, 1050, 1150, 1260, 1315, 1400, 1450, 1505, 1560, 1645, 1695, 1750) yards
Shown in Zen Yarn Garden Superwash Worsted, 6 skeins in Moon Purple for size 37.5
Shown in Zen Yarn Garden Serenity Worsted, 6 skeins in Silversmith for size 33
US 8 / 5mm circular needles, 32 / 80cm or longer
US 8 / 5mm circular needles, 16 / 40cm, for sleeves
US 8 / 5mm double pointed needles
18 sts and 24 rows/rnds = 4” / 10cm square in Stockinette Stitch and Elongated Garter Stitch
6 page PDF pattern includes measurements in Metric and Imperial, schematic and abbreviations.
Included in your kit will be a PDF copy of the Escarpment pattern as well as yarn to complete your sweater in the size chosen.
75/15/10 superwash merino/cashmere/nylon
175 yds/ 100 g
handwash & air dry
Laura is wearing Moon Purple and the other cardigan is shown in Silversmith.
Colours are listed alphabetically and are shown in alphabetical order in this listing. All colours recommended are semi-solids and you can alternate skeins if you like - we will be dyeing the skeins as they are ordered to ensure consistency in your colour.
Please allow 2 weeks for your kit to be dyed and shipped to you. You will receive a shipping notice when the kit has been mailed.