Zona

Cardigan

by Shellie Anderson

Zona redefines the limits of a vest. Crisp architectural shaping pairs with the unique texture of Birch and Cima for a superlative modern layering piece.

Skill Level

Intermediate

MATERIALS

Shibui Knits Birch

100% Extra Fine Merino
262 yds / 50 g
6 (6, 6, 6, 7, 7, 8) skeins

Shibui Knits Cima

70% Superbaby Alpaca, 30% Fine Merino
328 yds / 50 g
5 (5, 5, 5, 5, 6, 6) skeins

Shown in Tar

Gauge

20 sts & 24 rows = 4" in St st after blocking, with 1 strand of Birch and 1 strand of Cima held together, on size 8 needles or size needed to obtain gauge

Needles

Size 6 (4 mm) needles
Size 8 (5 mm) needles
Spare size 8 needle for 3-Needle Bind-Off
Size H (5 mm) crochet hook

Size

XS (S, M, M/L, L, XL, XXL)
To fit bust size 32.5 (34.5, 36.5, 38.5, 40.5, 44.5, 48.5)"

Finished Dimensions

35 (37, 39, 41, 43, 47, 51)" bust circumference, with fronts overlapping
31.5 (32, 32.5, 32.75, 32.75, 33, 33.5)" back length from shoulder
Model is 5' 9" wearing Size S with approx +2.5" ease

Notes

Zona is worked flat from the bottom up starting with a turned hem, using 1 strand of Birch and 1 strand of Cima held together throughout. Short dolman sleeves are formed by casting on stitches at the armhole and feature Garter Stitch casings which are turned in and seamed. Fronts feature overlapping edges, also with Garter Stitch casings.

 

Choose Your Colors

Birch

Cima

 
 

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