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Hearts and Flowers Cardigan

A colorworked cardigan for a child.
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SKU# EP2085

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Description

The fun flower and hearts pattern in this sweater create a great motif for young girls.

Details

Finished Size: 22½ (24, 26½ , 28)" chest circumference, buttoned (including ¾ " front bands). Sweater shown measures 28", modeled on a five-year-old.

Yarn:
Cascade Yarns Heritage (75% superwash merino, 25% nylon; 437 yd [400 m]/100 g): #5618 natural (MC), 2 (2, 2, 3) skeins; #5617 fuchsia, #5611 yellow, #5612 green, #5613 pink, and #5614 lavender, 1 skein each.

Yarn Weight: #3 - Light

Needles:
Body and sleeve—size 1½ (2.5 mm): 24" circular (cir) and set of double-pointed (dpn). Bands—size 0 (2 mm): 24" cir. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions: Markers (m); tapestry needle; five (five, six, six) ⅜ " buttons; sewing needle and thread to match MC; smooth, contrasting waste yarn; sewing machine for steek reinforcement (recommended).

Gauge: 34 sts and 40 rows = 4" in solidcolor St st using larger needles; 31 sts and 39 rows = 4" in colorwork patt on larger needles.

Originally Published: Interweave Knits Winter 2009

SKU: EP2085

Author/Speaker/Editor: Judy Alexander

Format: eProject