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#13 Rib and Lace Cardigan

Knitting
October 2008
DK / 8 ply (11 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches in lace pattern stitch using size 6 (4mm) needles
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
1152 - 1536 yards (1053 - 1405 m)
Bust 34½ (38, 41½)"/87.5 (96.5, 105.5)cm
This pattern is available for download for $6.00.
Errata available: vogueknitting.com

Pattern Descriptions from Vogue Knitting, Holiday 2008: “Worked in one piece to the underarms, the body of this cardigan - designed by Deborah newton and knit in ‘Grand Opera’ from Nashua Handknits/Westminster Fibers - transitions from a flowing diamond-lace pattern into a k2, p2 ribbing at the bodice. Other features include three-quarter sleeves, seed stitch at the front bands and skinny ribbing at the neckband.”

“Standard-fitting cardigan with lace lower edges and empire waist ribbed top.”

Knitted Measurements:

  • Bust 34½ (38, 41½)”/87.5 (96.5, 105.5)cm
  • Length 24 (25, 26)”/61 (63.5, 66)cm
  • Upper arm 13½ (14, 15½)”/34 (35.5, 39.5)cm

Materials:

  • 9 (10, 12) 1¾oz/50g balls (each approx 128yd/117m) of Nashua Handknits/Westminster Fibers, Inc. Grand Opera (wool/viscose/metalized polyester) in #5793 faded lavender
  • One pair each sizes 5 and 6 (3.75 and 4mm) needles or size to obtain gauge
  • One each sizes 5 and 6 (3.75 and 4mm) circular needle, 40”/100cm long
  • Size ½”/12mm buttons
  • Stitch markers

Additional Gauge: 24 sts and 30 rows = 4”/10cm over k2, p2 rib (slightly stretched) using size 5 (3.75mm) needles

Pages: 75 & 108-109.