#06 Climbing Vines Cardigan by Mari Lynn Patrick
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#06 Climbing Vines Cardigan

Knitting
November 1997
Sport (12 wpi) ?
28 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
1580 - 2850 yards (1445 - 2606 m)
X-Small(Small, Medium, Large, X-Large)

From Vogue Knitting: Climbing vines and background-foreground contrast take this luxurious cardigan into the sublime. Color and texture from “Mora”, “Alpaca Peru”, and “Angorissima” yarns from Filatura Di Crosa/Stacy Charles. Experienced. For variations on the vine motif, see the stitch glossary on page 30.

Standard fitting alpaca/angora/boucle beaded cardigan with trellis leaves and striped background.

The alpaca stripes create an ombre effect and seed beads decorate soft angora bands. The two-color rib, framed in boucle, uses a Swedish weave technique.

Note: 2 gauges are given for stockinette depending on chart and yarn called for. Chart 1 gauge given above for alpaca. Chart 3 gauge 24 stitches and 24 rows to 4 inches using boucle and alpaca.

2 (2, 2, 3, 3) 1 3/4 oz/50g balls (199 yd/182m ) of Filatura Di Crosa/Stacy Charles Alpaca Peru (alpaca sz2) in #76 Olive ( A )
1 ( 1, 1, 2, 2 ) balls in #67 Pea Green ( B )
1 ball each in #75 Gold ( D ),#63 Chamois ( E ), #74 Medium Blue ( F), #9 Light Blue ( G )
3 ( 3, 3, 4, 4 ) .40oz/10g balls (32 yd/32m) of Filatura Di Crosa Angorissima (angora/wool sz 3) in #72 Pale Yellow ( C )
2 ( 2, 2, 3, 3 ) 1 3/4oz/50g balls ( 120yd/110m) of Filatura Di Crosa Mora (wool/nylon sz5) in #40 Grey (H), #4 Dark Green ( I )
Approx 50 seed pearls size 6 in Amber and 100 in Antique Orange
Sewing thread
Seven 3/8”/10mm buttons

Bust
32 ( 36, 40, 44, 48 ) in
Waist
27 1/2 ( 31, 34, 38, 41 ) in
Length
19 ( 19 3/4, 20, 21, 21 3/4) in
Sleeve width at upper arm
12 1/2 ( 13, 13 1/2, 14, 15 ) in