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Chance of Showers

Knitting
July 2013
Sport / 5 ply (12 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches in st st
US 4 - 3.5 mm
870 - 1400 yards (796 - 1280 m)
XS(31½), S(34), M1(36¾ ), M2(40), L(44), XL(48), XXL(51¾)
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This cardigan is designed to give you the best of all worlds: it has a simple lace edging like a beautiful shawl, but provides the wearability of a cardigan. It’s basic enough to wear every day, and pretty enough to wear over your best dress.

It is knit in one piece from the top down, with a circular yoke and short rows to shape the front sections. The collar stitches are picked up and knit in the end. Instructions for lengthening the cardigan are given in the pattern. Suitable for a knitter with some experience.

Use a sport weight yarn with a recommended gauge of 24 - 26 sts per 10 cm (4 inches) that drapes well after blocking.

Gauge:
24 sts and 32 rows / 10 cm (4 inches) in st st with main needle;
24 sts and approximately 37 rows / 10 cm (4 inches) in lace pattern with smaller needle

Yarn requirements:
XS: 870 yds / 800 m
S: 930 yds / 860 m
M1: 1000 yds / 925 m
M2: 1080 yds / 1000 m
L: 1190 yds / 1100 m
XL: 1300 yds / 1200 m
XXL: 1400 yds / 1300 m

Short row tutorials:
Right Side
Wrong Side