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Blümchen

Description

A close-fitting, eyelet rib cardigan in seven sizes (XS/S/M/L/1X/2X/3X), with set-in sleeves, v-neck, offset body shaping, and short sleeve option. All pieces are knit flat, bottom up, and seamed. Works up beautifully in silky solid, semi-solid, or tonal handpainted yarns.

Substituting yarn and/or needles may result in an overall variation in size.
 
Suggested Yarns: Bare Naked Wools Better Breakfast Fingering, Stone Soup Fingering, Modern Deco Sport, Jacob's Dream Sport, Briar Rose Sea Pearl, Fearless Fibers Merino Tencel Sock Yarn, Blue Moon Fiber Arts Seduction, Woolen Rabbit Pandora, Slackford Studio Samite Sock, Studio June Silky Wool, Handmaiden Sea Silk, Posh Yarn Sylvia 4-ply, The Plucky Knitter Silk Merino, SweetGeorgia Yarns Merino Silk DK, Periwinkle Sheep Merino SIlk, or any silky fingering yarn that knits to pattern gauge.

Finished Size: 31.5(36.5, 41.75, 46.75, 52, 57, 62.25) inches/80(93, 106, 119, 132, 145, 158) cm around chest at underarms, buttoned (to fit with –1 to 4 inches/–2.5 to 10 cm of ease as desired)

Yarn Requirements:
Long sleeve: 1025 (1225, 1450, 1675, 1900, 2150, 2425) yards/950 (1125, 1325, 1525, 1750, 1975, 2225) meters
Short sleeve: 950 (1150, 1375, 1600, 1850, 2100, 2350) yards/875 (1050, 1250, 1450, 1675, 1900, 2150) meters

Buttons: 8(8, 8, 8, 9, 9, 9) round buttons which are .375 inches/1 cm in diameter

Gauge:
26 sts and 38 rows = 4 inches in stockinette on larger needle, unblocked
25 sts and 34 rows = 4 inches in Cloverleaf Rib pattern on larger needle, washed and blocked

Needles:
size 4US (3.5 mm) for body or size to obtain correct gauge
size 2US (2.75 mm) for trims (or two sizes smaller than body needle)