This useful cardigan uses a smooth yarn to allow the qualities of the two by two rib stitch pattern come to life. The use of simple shaping techniques also helps to enhance the linear textured effect.
Yarn: 10 (10, 11) x 50 g balls Rowan Wool Cotton Shade 933/50:50 wool:cotton DK mix, violet(approx 113 m (124 yd) per 50 g (VA oz) ball)
Needles: 4 mm (size 6) and 3.75mm (size 5) Other: 6 buttons
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22 sts x 30 rows to 10 x 10 cm (4 x 4 in) measured over stockinette stitch using 4 mm (size 6) needles.
Note: Avoid joining yarn on neck edge or button edges as this will form the finished edge.