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TEXTURED CARDIGAN WITH LACE PANELS


by Amy Christoffers

MATERIALS

1335 (1445, 1550, 1645, 1745, 1860) yards of fingering weight wool yarn (sport weight is more appropriate for this gauge, if substituting)
5 (6, 6, 7, 7, 7) skeins of Brooklyn Tweed Loft (100% American Targhee-Columbia wool; 275 yards / 50 g)
Photographed in color "Truffle Hunt"

GAUGE

Working Gauge: 22 stitches & 32 rows/rounds = 4" in Granite Stitch with Gauge Needle; before blocking
23 stitches & 34 rows = 4" in Charted Lace pattern with Gauge Needle; measurement taken from relaxed fabric

Finished Gauge: 22 stitches & 32 rows/rounds = 4" in Granite Stitch with Gauge Needle; measurement taken from relaxed fabric after light blocking (with very slight stretch)
23 stitches & 32 rows = 4" in Charted Lace pattern with Gauge Needle; measurement taken from relaxed fabric after blocking (with very slight stretch)

NEEDLES

One 32" circular and a set of double-pointed needles (DPNs) in size needed to obtain gauges listed above
One 32" circular and a set of DPNs 3 sizes smaller than Gauge Needle for ribbed edgings and button bands
Suggested Sizes: 3 mm (US 5) and 2 mm (US 2)

FINISHED DIMENSIONS

36 (39, 42, 44, 47, 50)" finished (blocked) garment at bust
Intended Ease: +2-3"
Sample shown is size 36" with +4" ease on model

SKILL LEVEL

4 of 5


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