Brisa Cardigan by Alexis Di Gregorio

Brisa Cardigan

Knitting
February 2017
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
23 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 4 - 3.5 mm
740 - 1110 yards (677 - 1015 m)
311/2 (341/4, 37, 42, 47, 51)"
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This lightweight cardigan is perfect for springtime! Featuring beautiful columns of delicate lace on the back with waist shaping worked in between to create a figure flattering flare without altering the patterning.The body is worked in one piece from the bottom edge to the underarms. Sleeves are worked in the round from the cuff edge to the underarms before being worked together with the body to form a raglan shoulder.

Yarn
Louet Gems Fingering Weight 100% Merino 185 yd per 50 g skein
Shown in #07 Blush 4 (4, 5, 5, 6, 6) skeins.

Needles
US 4 3.5 mm circular needle, 24” or 36” depending on size of garment, and set of double pointed needles

Notions
Stitch markers
Stitch holders or waste yarn Tapestry needle
Spare needle for bind off
6 1⁄4” buttons

Gauge
23 sts and 32 rows = 4” square in Stockinette stitch, lightly blocked.

Sample shown in size 37”