Blossom (Cardigan)

£6.00

Blossom is a cardigan with a beautiful lace back, a front and sleeves in stockinette stitch, a V neck and twisted ribbing.

 

The construction is top-down. You start by knitting back and forth along the back from the top to the underarms. Stitches for both fronts are picked-up and knitted back and forth to the underarms. The back and the front are joined together to knit the body.
The stitches from the body and the neckline are picked-up to knit the button bands.
To finish, the stitches for the sleeves are picked-up and knit from the underarms to the wrists.

 

Techniques: knitting in the round, knit flat, german short rows, lace, twisted ribbing, buttonholes.

 

Sizes: 82, 90 (97, 105, 112, 120) 128, 135, 143, 150cm of bust circumference (finished measurements)

 

Recommended ease: 10 cm of positive ease

 

Gauge: Needles 3.75mm/US 5 (or another size to get the gauge):

  • 21 sts x 29 r = 10 cm in lace
  • 23 sts x 32 r = 10 cm in stockinette stitch

Yarn: DK weight yarn: about 820, 860 (950, 1050, 1130, 1200) 1330, 1370, 1400, 1450 meters.

 

Yarn used for this version: Maison Corlène, Belle époque (55% BFL/45% silk) base, Anna-May colorway; 10cm of positive ease.

 

Notions: stitch markers, tapestry needle, 6 to 8 buttons

 

This pattern is digital and will be sent as a pdf-file to your e-mail.

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