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Leitmotif Cardigan

Jul 13, 2010
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Women's cardigan with lace and cable detail and hook-and-eye closure. Jacket begins at the center back and is knit forward, using short-rows to add shaping for the arms and hips.

Designer Carol Feller
Finished Size 32 (36, 41, 44, 48, 52)" bust circumference, including 3" gap at center front. Cardigan shown measures 36", modeled with 2" positive ease.
Yarn The Fibre Company Terra (40% alpaca, 40% wool, 20% silk; 100 yd [91 m]/50 g): #905 acorn (green-brown), 10 (11, 13, 14, 15, 16) skeins.
Yarn distributed by Kelbourne Woolens.
Needles Body and front band—size 8 (5 mm): 32" circular (cir). Sleeves—size 8 (5 mm): set of 4 or 5 double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions Markers (m); removable markers; cable needle (cn); waste yarn; stitch holders; tapestry needle; 5 sets of hook-and- eye closures.
Gauge 16 sts and 26 rows = 4" in St st; 19 sts and 26 rows = 4" in cable and ladder patt, relaxed; braided cable measures 1½ " wide.


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on Aug 10, 2010 4:23 PM

Love it! exactly the thing I'd been looking for for fall :) I like the almost blazer-like fit. I can see it in a bright, vibrant maple leaf red...or maybe a plum...or even a heathery oatmeal like the sample.