Inspired by the Italian provenance of the Volute yarn used for the design sample, this men’s zippered cardigan has a European flair. The asymmetrical fronts, long cuffs, and oversized cowl collar derive straight from men’s runway fashion, while the fitted shoulders, hip shaping, and roomy body flatter the masculine silhouette.
[Volute] is a cotton/acrylic blend that will be available soon from Yarns of Italy. It has a soft, velour-like hand that makes it a pleasure to work with and wear. The garment also has a nearly seamless construction for an easy finish.
[Yarns of Italy Volute] (60% cotton, 40% acrylic):
9 (10, 11, 13, 14) skeins / 1128 (1253, 1378, 1629, 1754) yds of color A, shown in #01 / light gray
5 (6, 6, 6, 7) skeins / 627 (752, 752, 752, 877) yds of color B, shown in #03 / dark gray
size 6 needles (or size needed to get gauge) in: 40”- and 16”-long circular and dpns (dpns not needed if working sleeves using magic loop or tw