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Candlewick

twist collective spring/summer 2012
Knitting
April 2012
Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches in Lace chart
US 4 - 3.5 mm
1199 - 2507 yards (1096 - 2292 m)
30-1/2 - 54 1/2" or 77.5 - 138.5 cm
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Candlewick is a lightweight cardigan perfect for providing some warmth on summer evenings, or as a layering piece for cooler seasons.

Finished measurements:
30 ½ (34 ¾, 38 ½, 42 ¾, 46 ½, 50 ¾,
54 ½)” / 77.5 (88.5, 98, 108.5, 118, 129, 138.5) cm

Shown in size 34 ¾” / 88.5 cm.

Intended to be worn with 0–2” / 0–5 cm positive ease, shown here with 2-3/4” positive ease for a looser effect.

Suggested yarn:
11 (13, 15, 17, 19, 21, 23 ) balls elann.com Peruvian Baby Silk (109 yds / 100 m per 0.88 oz / 25 g skein; 80% Baby Alpaca, 20% Silk)

Shown in #0500 Deepest Black

This pattern is suitable for those with some lace experience, or beginner lace knitters with a good resource book!

Featuring deep garter stitch edges, the front and back pieces are knit separately and then joined by a saddle extension worked from the top of the sleeves. Buttonbands are already in place as they have been worked as part of the lace charts, and stitches will be picked up for the collar.

To swatch the lace pattern, use 26 stitches from the outlined repeat section from the Back Chart for size 30-1/2” / 77.5cm (discard one stitch from each end of the 28 stitch repeat) and add a few plain border stitches on each side.

Christa would like to thank the tech editing team at Twist Collective and her testers: thedemanding, Matilda78, and tysya!

Candlewick has its own discussion thread in the ChristaKnits group, please go here for more information or assistance!

A KAL (knit a long) is being organized in the Twist Collective forum here if you would like to have company while you knit Candlewick!