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Prosecco by Joan McGowan-Michael

Prosecco by Joan McGowan-Michael Prosecco by Joan McGowan-Michael
Prosecco by Joan McGowan-Michael Prosecco by Joan McGowan-Michael
Buy The Fibre Company Organik at Hidden Purls

The subtle texture in the body of this open-front cardigan serves as a background for the lavish lace borders on all edges. Adjustable gathers at the back create a graceful waistline.

$7.00 US

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Finished measurements:
Bust: 33 (36, 40 ½, 43 ½, 45, 48, 51)” / 84 (91.5, 103, 110.5, 114.5, 122, 129.5) cm
Length (including edging): 24 ½ (26, 26, 27 ½, 28, 29, 29 ½)” / 62 (66, 66, 70, 71, 73.5, 75) cm
Shown in size 36” / 91.5 cm
Intended to be worn with 2–4” / 2.5–5 cm ease.

Yarn: 15 (16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21) skeins The Fibre Company Organik (98 yds / 90 m per 1 ¾ oz / 50 g skein; 70% Organic Merino, 15% Alpaca, 15% Silk) in Heather Moorland

Needles & Notions:
Size 9 US / 5.5 mm circular needle 24” / 60 cm long
Stitch holders, four stitch markers for darts, two stitch markers a different color than dart markers, tapestry needle, size H-8 US / 5 mm crochet hook

Gauge: 16 sts and 22 rows = 4” / 10 cm over Dot stitch
Width of lace edging is 6” / 15 cm.

Construction Notes: The body of this sweater is worked in one piece from the bottom up. The curved lower edge is formed by casting on stitches at the end of each row until the desired width is reached. The body is worked to the armholes, then divided for front and back and continued to the shoulders. The set-in sleeves are worked separately and sewn in place. Stitches are picked up along the edges, then the lace border is joined to the sweater as it is worked. Short rows allow the the border to turn the corners at the lower front. The collar is knit separately and sewn in place. A crocheted drawstring is threaded through the knitting at the center back waist to create adjustable shaping gathers. The texture and lace patterns are presented both in charts and in row-by-row instructions.

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