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Frost Flowers cardigan

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Snow - intricate floral flakes interpreted with Art Deco flare. A joyful and comfortable design with elegant details; a striking cardigan to wear with jeans or a skirt on those cold winter days!

This cardigan is worked from the top down in the round with a steek. The neck edging and yoke are worked and then the sleeves are separated before the body is continued in the colourwork motif and then in St st in MC to bottom edge. Each sleeve is worked in the round with a motif on the upper sleeve and the cuff. The steek is prepared and cut before button bands are picked up and worked flat along each front edge.

yarn:

Merino Blend Aran by King Cole
Aran; Wool, Merino; 87yds (80m)/50 grams
approx. yarn amounts:
MC (Regency 1768) - 10 (11, 13, 14, 15, 17, 20)
balls
CC (Pale Blue 1539) - 3 (3, 4, 4, 4, 4, 4) balls
needles:
4mm circular, 80cm
4mm DPNs
5mm circular, 80cm
5mm DPNs
3.75mm circular, 60cm for button bands only
Some knitters work stranded and on-coloured
at different gauges. Change needles as needed
to keep gauge the same throughout.
gauge:
20 (20) sts x 22 (26) rnds = 4in/10cm
measured over stranded (onecolour) St st on
larger needles
approximate size:
XS (S, M, L, XL, 2X, 3X)
chest measure - 32.75 (36, 42, 45.5, 48.5, 54.75,
57) in/83 (91, 107, 115, 123, 139, 145) cm
additional tools:
9 (9, 11, 11, 10, 10, 11) buttons, 19mm 1
button, 22mm
2m ribbon to cover steeked edges (optional)
5 stitch markers, 2 stitch holders/waste yarn

Originally designed for Knit Now magazine and now available as a bunnymuff download.
You will get a PDF (3MB) file

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