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)
Ginny Sport, Modern 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.
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
1050(1200, 1400, 1650, 1850, 2100, 2350) yards/975(1125, 1300, 1525, 1700, 1950, 2175) m
9(9, 9, 10, 10, 11, 11) buttons which are .375-inch/1 cm in diameter
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
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)