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Afterthought Darts

A light, lacy mohair yarn makes this cardigan a perfect fit
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This cardigan fits perfectly on everyone: Waist darts are applied after knitting, creating a boned look and made-to-measure fit. The designer uses chunky edgings and buttons to contrast with the delicate, feminine look.
Details
Finished Size: 32 (34 1/2, 37, 42, 45, 47 1/2, 50)" bust. Cardigan shown measures 34 1/2", modeled with about 3" positive ease.
Yarn: Louet KidLin Laceweight (49% linen, 35% kid mohair, 16% nylon; 250 yd [229 m]/50 g): #6 Mexican orange, 5 (6, 7, 8, 8, 9, 10) balls.
Yarn weight: #0 - Lace
Gauge: 12 1/2 sts and 18 rows = 4" in St st on larger needles with yarn doubled.
Needles: Sizes 9 (5.5 mm) and 10 1/2 (6.5 mm). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions: Size K/10 1/2 (6.5 mm) crochet hook; tapestry needle; seven 7/8" buttons (buttons shown: JHB style #1805); removable markers; sewing needle.
Originally Published: Interweave Knits, Fall 2008

SKU: EP1658

Author/Speaker/Editor: Theresa Schabes

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