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Printed Silk Cardigan

Twisted stitches show off pure silk singles yarn

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A hip-length flyaway waist finishes in a bodice patterned with twisted stitches that show off the luster and sheen of a pure silk singles yarn.
Finished Size: 34 (38, 42, 46, 50)" bust circumference, buttoned (see Notes). Cardigan shown measures 34".
Yarn: Fiesta Yarns La Luz (100% silk; 220 yd [201 m]/57 g): cactus bloom (salmon pink), 7 (8, 9, 10, 11) skeins.
Yarn weight: #3 - Light
Gauge: 25 sts and 32 rows = 4" in St st on larger needles; 27 sts and 36 rows = 4" in embossed diamonds patt from chart on larger needles; 27 sts and 36 rows = 4" in 1/1 rib on larger needles with rib stretched so p1 columns appear about 1/2 st wide.
Needles: Body and sleeves—size 5 (3.75 mm). Bands—size 3 (3.25 mm). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions: Tapestry needle; stitch holders; five 5/8" buttons.
Originally Published: Interweave Knits, Spring 2008

SKU: EP0398

Author/Speaker/Editor: Connie Chang Chinchio

Format: eProject