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Petal
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Petal

Lace Cardigan with Round Yoke

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Pretty Petal begs for a garden party or fancy-dress tea in the dappled shade with some favorite bears. A tracery of twisted stitches and mock cables grows top down from a circular yoke. Botanical lace ornaments the shoulders, hem, and cuffs, and a dainty row of pearly buttons enhances the vintage appeal. Choose a neutral shade to complement any outfit, a soft pastel for girlish charm, or even a bold red to suit a spirited personality. Worked seamlessly in Loft, this delicate beauty is a pleasure to knit and the perfect topper for special occasions.

 

YARDAGE

Fingering weight wool yarn in the following approximate amounts:

  • 635 (750, 825, 995, 1140) yards of fingering weight wool yarn

YARN

 

Please note: the stitch patterns in this garment are charted only.

Gauge
  • 28 stitches & 37 rows/rounds = 4″ in Main Pattern Chart with Size A needle(s), after blocking
Needles

Size A (for Main Fabric):

  • One 24″ (or longer) circular needle and one set of double-pointed needles (DPNs)* in size needed to obtain gauge listed
  • Suggested Size: 3¼ mm (US 3)

Size B (for Collar and Button Bands):

  • One 24″ circular needle (or longer), one size smaller than Size A
  • Suggested Size: 2¾ mm (US 2)

*32” circular needle can be used instead of DPNs if using the Magic Loop method for working small circumferences in the round (i.e. Sleeves)

Finished dimensions
  • 25½ (27, 28¼, 29¾, 32¾)” circumference at chest (buttoned)
  • Sized for 2 (4, 6, 8, 10) years
  • Intended Ease: approximately + 2-4″
  • Sample shown is size 6 (28¼”) on child who normally wears size 8

Tutorials for all special techniques listed below are included in the pattern

REQUIRED TECHNIQUES

  • Provisional Cast On
  • Backwards Loop Cast On
  • Blocking (Suggested method: Wet-Blocking)
Michele Wang
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Michele Wang

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