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The Design

"Easy to knit, wear, and love."

Relaxed and lightweight, Akeley is just the sort of cardigan that feels comfortable and chic over any outfit! Worked flat from the bottom up, this boxy cardi is easy to knit, easy to wear, and so easy to love.

Designed by Tuulia Salmela for Shibui, Akeley is knit with one strand of Reed and one strand of Twig held together throughout.

This six-page pattern includes:

  • Lovely full color photography
  • A clear design/sizing schematic
  • Brief guidelines for German twisted cast-on, M1R stitch, M1L stitch, backward loop cast-on, slipped-stitch edging, German short rows, and 3-needle bind-off

The Details

Women's XS (S, M, M/L, L, XL, XXL).
To fit bust 32.5 (34.5, 36.5, 38.5, 40.5, 44.5, 48.5)".
Finished dimensions: 49 (51, 53, 55, 57, 61, 65)" bust circumference.
Back length from shoulder: 23.75 (24.25, 24.75, 25, 25.25, 25.75, 26)".
Model is 5'9" wearing Size S with approx +17" ease in bust and +16" ease in the hip.

6 (7, 7, 8, 9, 9, 10) skeins Shibui Twig (190 yds/174m each); AND
5 (5, 6, 6, 7, 7, 8) skeins Shibui Reed (246 yds/225m each).
Shown in color Twilight.

US 6 (4mm) 32" circular needle.
Spare US 6 needle for 3-needle bind-off.
Stitch markers, stitch holders and darning needle.

18 sts/27 rows = 4" in stockinette stitch after blocking, with one strand of Reed and one strand of Twig held together, on US 6 needles or size needed to obtain gauge.

Printed Akeley pattern. (Requires shipping.)