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Chakana Cardigan
Chakana Cardigan
Chakana Cardigan
Chakana Cardigan
Chakana Cardigan

Chakana Cardigan by Cecilia Losada

$7.00 USD



Chakana is a Quechua term that means “ladder” or “bridge-like object,” “Andean cross,” or “square cross.” The chakana is an ancient aboriginal symbol of the indigenous peoples of the central Andes, in the territories where both the Inca culture and some pre-Inca cultures developed.

Needle Size: US 8 - 5.0 mm

Skill Level: Intermediate / Advanced

Notions: Stitch markers (5; 1 unique), tapestry needle, waste yarn or stitch holder, row counter (optional)

Sizing: 1 (2, 3, 4)

Finished Measurements:
Shoulder to Shoulder: 21 (23.25, 25.75, 28.5)” / 53 (59, 65, 72) cm
Base Front Panel: 11 (13, 13, 16)” / 27 (33, 33, 40) cm
Upper Sleeve Circumference: 15 (16.5, 18, 20)” / 38 (42, 46, 50) cm
From Armhole to Waist: 13” / 32 cm
Wrist Circumference: 13 (14, 15, 17)” / 32 (36, 40, 44) cm
Sleeve Length from Armhole: 20” / 50 cm

Yarn Needed:
DK Weight
1250 (1500, 1750, 2250) yds (1143 (1372, 1600, 2057) m) used

Color 1: 500 (500, 750, 1000) yds (457 (457, 686, 914) m)
Color 2: 750 (1000, 1000, 1250) yds (686 (914, 914, 1143) m)

Yarn Used:
Vidalana Oasis; 50% Alpaca, 25% Wool, 25% Suri
Color 1: 2 (2, 3, 4) skeins
Color 2: 3 (4, 4, 5) skeins
Colorways Pictured: Casablanca (1), Sahara (2)