Magnificently sized + gloriously chic, Maya by Sloane Rosenthal is the comfort cardigan you’ve been looking for. This combination of cables and a slipped garter rib is soft, airy, and the first sweater you’ll reach for every morning + night. Made in pieces from the bottom up, this simple drop shoulder silhouette packs a big payoff with the wide v-neck + garter collar.
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Type: Digital Download
Designer: Sloane Rosenthal
Skill Level: 3 out of 5
Yarn: Hudson + West Co. Forge (70% U.S. Merino / 30% U.S. Corriedale; 235 yds [214 m]; 3.5 oz. [100g]): dusk (pale pink), 5 (6, 7, 8, 8, 9, 10) skeins.
1 (2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7); 36.75 (44.25, 50.5, 56.75, 60.25, 69, 73.75)” / 93.5 (112.5, 128.5, 144, 153, 175.5, 187.5) cm finished chest circumference with fronts buttoned and bands overlapping. Cardigan shown measures 44.25” / 112.5 cm with 10.25” / 26 cm positive ease.
Size A (for body): US 8 / 5.0 mm: 32” / 80 cm or longer circular needle.
Size B (for ribbing): US 6 / 4.0 mm: 32” / 80 cm or longer circular needle.
Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Cable needle (optional); stitch markers; tapestry needle; waste yarn; five buttons of approximately 1” / 2.5 cm diameter.
22.5 sts and 24 rows = 4” / 10 cm in Rib and Cable Patt (Chart A) on Size A needle, after blocking.
21.5 sts and 24 rows = 4” / 10 cm in Slipped Garter Rib on Size A needle, after blocking.
Increasing in pattern; decreasing; cabling with or without cable needle; seaming; three-needle bind off.
About the Designer
Sloane Rosenthal is the co-founder of Hudson + West Co. In addition to her line of self-published patterns, her knitwear designs have been featured in Interweave Knits, Knit.Wear, Wool Studio, and By Hand Serial. She is author of three knitwear pattern books, Independent Fabrication Volumes 1 and 2, and Wine Country Knits. A native of Washington, D.C., she now lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her husband and two children, where she runs H+W HQ West. Find her on instagram at @skrosenthal, and at her website, sloanerosenthalknits.com.