Winterfolk Cardigan

This coat was inspired by winter, snow, ancient forests and wood fires. It is worked from the top down, seamlessly, with a very flattering shoulder construction and overlapping fronts. The body is carefully shaped, making sure that the increases are perfectly tailored around the body and resemble those of your favorite wool coat. Because it has an A-line shape, it fits perfectly any kind of figure. Even knitters who usually add some stitches to the hips of their coats will find that that’s not necessary with Winterfolk. 
The hood has generous proportions to allow to put it on and take it off easily. There is only one cable panel to follow, repeated 3 times (twice in the front and once in the back). Since the pattern is worked from the top-down, length can easily be adjusted from a jacket style to any length you like.

Sizes: 
XS (S, M, L, XL, XXL, 3XL, 4XL). Shown in size M on a 36” bust. Recommended ease: 1-2” 2.5-5 cm of positive ease.

Finished Measurements: 
Bust circumference (when worn closed): 32 (34½, 37¼, 40¾, 46, 50¾, 56, 61¼)“ 80 (86, 93, 102, 115, 127, 140, 153) cm. 
Length from underarm to bottom hem: 26” 65cm. If you wish to make this coat shorter (more like a cardigan) you can just stop knitting sooner. There’s no need to make any adjustments for this modification. 
Bottom circumference: 64 (66½, 69, 72¾, 78, 82¾, 88, 93¼)” 160, 166, 173, 182, 195, 207, 220, 233) cm. 
Upper sleeve circumference: 10¾ (12, 13¼, 14½, 15½, 17¼, 18, 19)” 27 (30, 33, 36, 38.5, 43, 45, 47.5) cm.

Materials: 
Yarn: 15 (16, 17, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23) skeins of FÅR by Woolfolk (100% merino; 142 yards 130 m/50g) or approx. 2060 (2200, 2340, 2630, 2770, 2910, 3050, 3200) yards 1885 (2010, 2140, 2400, 2530, 2660, 2790, 2925) meters of light worsted yarn. The sample was knit using colorway 3 (medium gray). 
Needles: US 7 4.5mm 24” (60 cm) and 40” (100 cm) circular needles. US 2½ 3mm double pointed needles. 
1 button of 1” diameter and one smaller button, of approx. 3/8” diameter.

Gauge: 
18 sts and 30 rows to 4 inches (10 cm) in Stockinette St after blocking.

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Errata
Row 28: K4, p3, k4, p6, k4, p3, k4.

Winterfolk Cardigan

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