Cherry Blossom Cardigan by Kephren Pritchett
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Cherry Blossom Cardigan

January 2018
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in Lace patt on larger needle
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
1260 - 2100 yards (1152 - 1920 m)
34.75 (39, 43.25, 47.75, 52, 56.5)" bust circumference, buttoned

The combination of a classic cardigan silhouette and an allover mesh lace stitch pattern creates the Cherry Blossom Cardigan. Choose one of more than a hundred colorways from Madelinetosh that coordinates with your wardrobe and watch this sweater become your new essential spring layering piece.

Difficulty Intermediate

Finished Size 34.75 (39, 43.25, 47.75, 52, 56.5)“ bust circumference, buttoned. Cardigan shown measures 39”; modeled with 7” of positive ease.

Yarn Madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light (100% merino wool; 420 yd/skein): rose, 3 (4, 4, 4, 5, 5) skeins.

Needles Size 6 (4 mm): 32” circular and set of double-pointed. Size 4 (3.5 mm): 32” circular. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Marker; stitch holders; seven .5” buttons; tapestry needle.

Gauge 22 sts and 32 rows = 4” in Lace patt on larger needle.

Notes The body of this cardigan is worked back and forth in one piece from the lower edge to the underarm, then the upper fronts and back are worked separately. The sleeves are picked up from the armholes and worked in the round.