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Pretty-In-Pink Sweater Set

Fifties-inspired sweater set with crocheted edges
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SKU# EP0788

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This fifties-inspired sweater set features a seed stitch jacket and shell, both with cable and vent details. The slightly shaped, fitted shell is sleeveless with a jewel neck and back buttons. The jacket, also fitted, has a small collar and 3/4-length set-in sleeves with turned-back cuffs. Both pieces have crocheted edges.
Details
Finished Size: Shell: 36 (38, 40, 42)" (91.5 (96.5, 101.5, 106.5) cm) bust/chest circumference. Jacket: 38 (40, 42, 44)" (96.5 (101.5, 106.5, 112) cm) bust/chest circumference. Shell shown measures 38" (96.5 cm); jacket shown measures 40" (101.5 cm).
Yarn: Classic Elite Provence (100% mercerized cotton; 256 yd (234 m) /125 g): #2689 Pink, 3 (3, 3, 4) skeins for shell, 6 (6, 7, 7) skeins for jacket.
Yarn weight: #3 - Light
Gauge: 20 sts and 36 rows = 4" (10 cm) in Seed st; 22 sts and 28 rows = 4" (10 cm) in St st.
Needles: Size 6 (4 mm). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions: Cable needle (cn); two 6" (15 cm) stitch holders; tapestry needle; size F/5 (4 mm) crochet hook; four 3/8" (1 cm) buttons for shell; five 3/4" (2 cm) buttons for jacket. (See page 5 for instructions for making the buttons shown.)
Originally Published: Interweave Knits, Spring 1997

SKU: EP0788

Author/Speaker/Editor: Judith L. Swartz

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