Emerald Isle Cardigan

Aug 3, 2009
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Woman’s intermediate cardigan with deep V-neck, waist shaping, set-in sleeves, and adjustable-length sleeve cuffs. The rag-style yarn creates a tweedy look, and the overall styling of this sweater nods to menswear.

Designer Melissa Wehrle
Sizes 31½ (34, 37½, 42½, 46)" bust; shown in size 34" with zero ease
Yarn Classic Elite Inca Marl (100% alpaca; 109 yd [100 m]/50 g):
• #1171 shamrock, 8 (9, 10, 11, 12) skeins
Gauge 19 sts and 22 rows = 4" in St st on larger needles; 8 st front rib band measures about 1" wide
Tools
• Size 7 (4.5 mm) needles
• Size 5 (3.75 mm) needles
• Stitch holders
• Yarn needle
• Nine ¾" buttons  
• Sewing needle and matching thread


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