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Blue Shimmer Yoke Cardigan

Knitting
December 1995
Sport / 5 ply (12 wpi) ?
7 stitches and 10 rows = 1 inch in Stockinette Stitch
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 1 - 2.25 mm
1699 - 1999 yards (1554 - 1828 m)
S (M, L)

This pattern was originally designed in 1947 and became the most popular design sold by Bohus Stickning; representing the characteristic style of Bohus Knitting

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Charts Included
One chart is provided for the color work.

Finished sizes
40 (44, 48)” approximate bust/chest width

Book Variations
The book also contains patterns for

Solveig Gustaffson variations
Solveig Gustaffson provided kits for

  • Blue Shimmer sweater/cardigan, which has the patterns for both and enough yarn to knit either the sweater or cardigan
  • Blue Shimmer Hat and Scarf, which has the patterns for both and enough yarn to knit both

Materials:

  • Kimmet Croft Fibers’ Fairy Hare (60% Rambouillet wool, 40% Angora; 1 oz. = approx. 150 yards/137 meters): 8 (9, 10) oz. #FF27 (MC); 1 oz. each #FF51 and #FF33; and 0.33 oz. #FF32; 0.25 oz. each #FF19, #FF49, #FF55, and #FF59.
  • Nine 5/8” buttons

Needle Suggestions:

  • Size 3 for unpatterned area - 16” and 29” circular
  • Size 2 for patterned area - 16” and 29” circular, and double pointed
  • Size 1 for ribbing - 29” circular, and double pointed

Note: “Follow graph making increases or decreases in rounds indicated. This is necessary to make the sts in the round evenly divisible by the number of sts in the pattern repeat.”