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Hungarian Rhapsody

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Description
The colors of Hungarian embroidery are dramatic and its floral motifs are cheerful. In creating a cardigan to mimic the best of Hungarian embroidery, the designer used a floral border inspired by the gorgeous satin stitch of world-famous Kalocsa Embroidery.

SKU: EP0776

Author/Speaker/Editor: Heather Lodinsky

Format: eProject

Details
Finished Size: 35 (38, 41, 44, 47)" (89 [96.5, 104, 112, 119.5] cm) bust/chest circumference, buttoned. Sweater shown measures 38" (96.5 cm).
Yarn: Rowan Designer DK Wool (100% wool; 126 yd [115 m]/50 g): #637 maroon, 6 (6, 7, 8, 8) balls; #62 black, 7 (7, 8, 9, 10) balls. Rowan Light DK (100% wool; 73 yd [67 m]/50 g): #42 red, #72 gold, #73 dark green, #37 light green, 1 ball each.
Yarn weight: #2 - Fine
Gauge: 24 sts and 30 rows = 4" (10 cm) in St st on larger needle; 24 sts and 60 rows = 4" (10 cm) in mosaic patt on larger needle.
Needles: Body—Size 6 (4 mm): (60-cm) circular (cir); Edging—Size 4 (3.5 mm): 24" (60-cm) cir. Adjust needle sizes to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions: Stitch markers (m); tapestry needle; seven 1/2" [1.3-cm] buttons.
Originally Published: Interweave Knits, Fall 1999

SKU: EP0776

Author/Speaker/Editor: Heather Lodinsky

Format: eProject