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Sylph Cardigan

Ornately yet modern tailored cardigan.
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SKU# EP0415

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Description
Twisted stitches, faggoting, ruffles, and eyelet mesh are used together in carefully delineated areas for an effect that is at once ornate and modern. Hook-and-eye closures fasten the front unobtrusively and give a structured, tailored feel.
Details
Finished Size: Size 33 (35, 36 3/4, 39 3/4, 43, 45 3/4, 50)" bust circumference, including 1 1/2" width of edgings at center front. Sweater shown measures 35". Zero to 1" positive ease is recommended for this project.
Yarn: Valley Yarns Deerfield (80% baby alpaca, 20% silk; 109 yd [100 m]/50 g): mauve, 8 (9, 9, 10, 11, 12, 14) balls. Yarn distributed by WEBS.
Yarn weight: #3 - Light
Gauge: 22 sts and 28 rows = 4" in twist st and faggoting patt and twist st stripe patt, on smaller needles; 20 sts and 24 rows = 4" in St st on larger needles.
Needles: Body and sleeves—size 6 (4 mm): straight. Neck edging—size 6 (4 mm): 32" to 40" circular (cir). Ruffles—size 7 (4.5 mm): 32" circular. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions: Tapestry needle; removable markers (m); stitch holders; 7 sets of hook-and-eye fasteners; sharp-point sewing needle and matching thread.
Originally Published: Interweave Knits, Spring 2008

SKU: EP0415

Author/Speaker/Editor: Robin Melanson

Format: eProject