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Brilliant Retro

Sep 8, 2011
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Brilliant Retro - Teva Durham

A close fit and delicate details give this shimmery little cardigan a vintage feel. Ribs placed along the hem, at the center front edges, and down the narrow sleeves help shape the bodice and give it textural interest. A series of tiny snaps closes the front edges and creates a scalloped closure. A metallic thread plied with a soft yarn gives the sweater plenty of drape and a slight cling.

Finished Size 311⁄2 (34, 37, 391⁄2, 42, 45)" (80 [86.5, 94, 100.5, 106.5, 114.5] cm) bust/chest circumference, snapped. Sweater shown measures 34" (86.5 cm).
Yarn Patons Brilliant (69% acrylic, 19% nylon, 12% polyester; 166 yd [152 m]/50 g): #03023 gold glow, 7 (8, 8, 9, 10, 11) balls.
Needles Size 4 (3.5 mm). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions Tapestry needle; twelve 1⁄4" (6-mm) snaps; sharp-point sewing needle and thread to match yarn.
Gauge 24 sts and 32 rows = 4" (10 cm) in St st.


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