Comprised of simple shaping, delicate lace, and sumptuous ruffles, Triskelion is a delight to knit and to wear. Layer this piece over your favorite sundress or tank, perfect for adding a touch of warmth when there is a breeze in the air. Embrace the magic of spring with the Triskelion cardi!
Designed by Aubrey Busek
Extra Small (Small, Medium, Large, 1X, 2X, 3X, 4X, 5X)
Shown in Small size with 0” of ease.
Bust (buttoned): 30 (34¾, 39½, 44½, 49¼, 54, 58¾, 63½, 68½)”
Length From Shoulder: 20 (20½, 21, 22, 22½, 23, 24, 24½, 25)”
Universal Yarn Vireo (80% Tencel, 20% wool; 100g / 206yds)
113 Macaron – 4 (5, 5, 6, 7, 7, 8, 9, 10) skeins (See Pattern Notes)
Needle: US Size 7 (4.5 mm) straight or your preferred ndl for knitting flat and 40” or longer circular or size needed to obtain gauge
US Size 6 (4 mm) straight or size needed to obtain gauge
Notions: Stitch markers, removable stitch markers, tapestry needle, five 1” buttons, hand sewing needle, and thread in matching color (for attaching buttons)
20 sts x 26 rows = 4” in Stockinette stitch (St st) with larger ndl
This cardigan is knit flat in pieces from the bottom up. The shoulders are joined with the three-needle bind-off, and the sleeves are worked flat and sewn to the body. A button placket is worked along the front, ending below the bust, and a ruffled edge is picked up and worked in the round along the hemlines, front edges, and neck edges of the cardigan.
Regarding yarn requirements: Sizes Small (1X, and 5X) use nearly an exact number of skeins to complete the full pattern. An extra skein has been added to the yarn requirements for these sizes as a buffer to allow for the need to swatch any discrepancies/errors.
Triskelion is available as part of e-book Spring Magic, and as an individual pattern through Ravelry.