Black Baccara Cardigan

Designer Nancy Vandivert

Finished Size 35 1/2 (38 3/4, 43, 47 3/4, 50 3/4, 55 1/2)" bust circumference (buttoned). Car­digan shown measures 38 3/4", modeled with 3 3/4" of positive ease.

Yarn Berroco Blackstone Tweed (65% wool, 25% mohair, 10% angora; 130 yd [119 m]/1 3/4 oz [50 g]): #2664 old brick, 8 (8, 10, 11, 12, 13) skeins.

Needles Body and sleeves, hem edge and button bands—size 5 (3.75 mm): 32" circular (cir). Collar—size 4 (3.5 mm): 16" cir. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers (m); stitch holders; tapes­try needle; two 1 1/4" buttons.

Gauge 17 1/2 sts and 29 rows = 4" in charted patt on larger needles.

Worked side to side with a slightly cropped body and gansey textures, the Black Baccara Cardigan has a cute boxy shape and rich color.

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