Sprössling

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Sprössling

Description

A close-fitting, ribbed lace cardigan in seven sizes (XS, S, M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X), with set-in sleeves, jewel neck, and offset body shaping. All pieces are knit flat, bottom up, and seamed. Works up beautifully in solid, semi-solid, tonal handpaints, and tweed yarns.

Sample shown here in Ginny Sport (Texas)

Suggested Yarns: 

Ginny SportModern Deco Lace, Better Breakfast Fingering, Stone Soup Fingering, Shetlandia Fingering, Jacob Fingering or any soft fingering wight yarn that knits to pattern gauge. Substituting yarn and/or needles may result in a variation in size.

Finished Size:

28.75(33.25, 38, 42.75, 47.25, 52, 56.75) inches/73(84.5, 96.5, 108.5, 120, 132, 144) cm in circumference at chest, buttoned and slightly stretched, to fit with 0-5 inches of ease

Yarn Requirements:

1050(1200, 1400, 1650, 1850, 2100, 2350) yards/975(1125, 1300, 1525, 1700, 1950, 2175) m

Buttons:

9(9, 9, 10, 10, 11, 11) buttons which are .375-inch/1 cm in diameter

Gauge:
24 sts and 36 rows = 4 inches/10 cm in stockinette (unblocked) using larger needle
24 sts and 38 rows = 4 inches/10 cm in Lace Rib motif (washed and blocked), on larger needle

Needles:
size 5US (3.75 mm) for body or size to obtain correct gauge
size 3US (3.25 mm) for trims (or two sizes smaller than body needle)