Diana's Cardigan

Jun 14, 2011
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Diana's Cardigan
Amy Miller

Simple stitches and a ruffled band combine to make this cute, fitted, warm weather cardigan.

Finished Size 32¾ (36½ , 40¼, 43¾, 47½)" bust circumference, buttoned. Cardigan shown measures 32¾", modeled with slight negative ease.
Yarn Classic Elite Yarns Verde Collection Allegoro (70% organic cotton, 30% linen; 152 yd [139 m]/1¾ oz [50 g]): #5697 capers (MC), 6 (8, 9, 11, 12) skeins. Classic Elite Yarns Silky Alpaca Lace (70% baby alpaca, 30% silk; 440 yd [402 m]/1¾ oz
[50 g]): #2453 berry (CC), 1 skein.
Needles Ribbing and ruffles—size 2 (2.75 mm). Body and sleeves—size 5
(3.75 mm). Adjust needle sizes if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions Markers (m); stitch holders; tapestry needle; nine½" buttons.
Gauge 22 sts and 31 rows = 4" in St st with MC on larger needles.
CORRECTION: Center column, under Finishing
Buttonband
After Rows 1 and 2 of the 2x1 rib have been worked once, repeat the 2 rows 3 more times (not 6), for a total of 8 rows worked.

 

 


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