Blue Columbine Cardigan

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With an openwork back and a lightweight silk and wool blend, the Blue Columbine Cardigan makes an effortless layering piece for the warmer months. Top-down set-in sleeves are picked up and shaped with short-rows.

Finished Size 33½ (37, 41, 44¾, 48¼, 51¾, 55¼)” bust circumference. Cardigan shown measures 37″, modeled with 4″ of positive ease.

Yarn Harrisville Designs Silk & Wool (50% silk, 50% wool; 175 yd [160 m]/1¾ oz [50 g]): #207 Veronica, 4 (5, 6, 7, 8, 8, 9) skeins.

Needles Size 4 (3.5 mm): 32″ circular (cir) and set of double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers (m); stitch holders; tapestry needle.

Gauge 23½ sts and 28 rows = 4″ in St st; 17 sts = 4″ in Lace patt.

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