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Mission Cardigan

May 5, 2011
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Mission Cardigan
Erica Schlueter

Crisp, form-fitting, openwork cardigan. Minimal shaping and an open eyelet pattern lend this cardigan a breezy fishnet appearance. A great handknit for your summer wardrobe.

Finished Size 34 (36½, 39, 44½, 50, 55½)" bust circumference, with 3½" gap at center front. Sweater shown measures 36½", modeled with 3" of ease.
Yarn Fibra Natura Flax (100% linen; 137 yd [125 m]/50 g): #08 purple, 5 (5, 6, 6, 7, 8) skeins. Yarn distributed by Universal Yarn.
Needles Body and sleeves—size 10½ (6.5 mm). Neckband—size 5 (3.75 mm) 24" circular (cir). I-cord—two size 5 (3.75 mm) double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions Cable needle (cn); stitch holders; one spare size 10½ (6.5 mm) needle; tapestry needle.
Gauge 12 sts and 17 rows = 4" in openwork pattern (seCrisp, form-fitting, openwork cardigan. Minimal shaping and an open eyelet pattern lend this cardigan a breezy fishnet appearance. A great handknit for your summer wardrobe. e Stitch Guide for swatch instructions) on larger needles, after blocking. Each 6-st cable measures 1" wide.


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