Blush Cardigan by Meghan Babin

Blush Cardigan

Knitting
August 2014
Lace ?
21 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in St st on larger needle with 2 strands of A and 1 strand of B held tog.
US 5 - 3.75 mm
2640 - 3960 yards (2414 - 3621 m)
32 (36, 40, 44, 48)" bust circumference. Cardigan shown measures 36", modeled with 1" of positive ease.
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Designer Meghan Babin

Finished Size 32 (36, 40, 44, 48)“ bust circumference. Cardigan shown measures 36”, modeled with 1” of positive ease.

Yarn Shibui Knits Cima (70% super baby alpaca, 30% fine merino wool; 328 yd 299 m/1 3/4 oz 50 g): #2031 poppy (A), 5 (6, 6, 7, 8) balls. Shibui Knits Silk Cloud (60% kid mohair, 40% silk; 330 yd 300 m/3/4 oz 25 g): #2031 poppy (B), 3 (3, 3, 4, 4) balls.

Needles Size 5 (3.75 mm): 16” and 32” cir­culars (cir) and set of double-pointed (dpn). Size 4 (3.5 mm): set of dpn. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers (m); removable m; cable needle (cn); stitch holder; tapestry needle; one clear 1/2” button; sewing needle and matching thread.

Gauge 21 sts and 30 rows = 4” in St st on larger needle with 2 strands of A and 1 strand of B held tog.

Inspired by fall weddings and the angora sweater Kate Middleton wore for her nuptials, the Blush Cardigan features a luxurious halo, I-cord ties that run through holes at the side hem, and a sweet patterned collar to frame the face.