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Frost Flowers - colourwork cardigan

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    • PDF, *Written instructions, *Charted yoke, sleeve, and body motifs
    • US Imperial Measurement / Metric Measuremen
    • chest measure - 32.75 (36, 42, 45.5, 48.5, 54.75, 57) in/83 (91, 107, 115, 123, 139, 145) cm
    • Schematic
    • Suitable for Intermediate and Advanced knitters


    Snow - intricate floral flakes interpreted with Art Deco flare. A joyful and comfortable design with elegant details; a striking cardigan to wear with jeans or a skirt on those cold winter days!

    This cardigan is worked from the top down in the round with a steek. The neck edging and yoke are worked and then the sleeves are separated before the body is continued in the colourwork motif and then in St st in MC to bottom edge. Each sleeve is worked in the round with a motif on the upper sleeve and the cuff. The steek is prepared and cut before button bands are picked up and worked flat along each front edge.

    gauge: 20 stitches and 22 rows = 4 inches in stockinette stitch with larger needles

    Originally designed for Knit Now magazine, the pattern is now available at Makerist.

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    Materials you need at home:

    • yarn, Merino Blend Aran by King Cole, Aran; Wool, Merino; 87yds (80m)/50 grams, approx. yarn amounts , MC (Regency 1768) - 10 (11, 13, 14, 15, 17, 20) balls, CC (Pale Blue 1539) - 3 (3, 4, 4, 4, 4, 4) balls
    • needles, 4mm circular, 80cm, 4mm DPNs, 5mm circular, 80cm, 5mm DPNs, 3.75mm circular, 60cm for button bands only, Some knitters work stranded and on-coloured at different gauges. Change needles as needed to keep gauge the same throughout.
    • additional tools/notions needle to weave in ends and sew on buttons, 9 (9, 11, 11, 10, 10, 11) buttons, 19mm 1 button, 22mm , 2m ribbon to cover steeked edges (optional), 5 stitch markers, 2 stitch holders/waste yarn, scissors, sewing machine to prepare steek