Cherry Ginger Ale by Jimenez Joseph
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Cherry Ginger Ale

Knitting
February 2015
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 25 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
847 - 1526 yards (774 - 1395 m)
XS (30”) / S (34”) / M (38”) / L (42”) / 1XL (46”) / 2XL (50”) / 3XL (54”)
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Cherry Ginger Ale - Lounge around in something luxurious! This kimono styled open cardigan with drop shoulder, bracelet length sleeves is the perfect overlay. It has a textured fabric that keeps you warm and cozy, and is light enough to wear all day long. The wavy lace edgings lend it that extra charm. It’s like wearing your favourite shawl, but with sleeves!

Yarn - Worsted weight yarn XS: 847yds (775m) / S: 954yds (873m) / M: 1048yds (959m) / L: 1164yds (1065m) / 1XL: 1283yds (1174m) / 2XL: 1392yds (1273m) / 3XL: 1526yds (1396m).

Tools
5mm (US 8) (or size required to get gauge) needles; 1 spare needle of same size for a 3-Needle BO; 4.5mm (US 7) and/or circular needles of 80cm (32”) or longer; 4 to 6 lockable stitch markers; waste yarn for provisional cast on; stitch holders or waste yarn; measuring tape and yarn needle for weaving in and seaming.

Gauge
Gauge in Stockinette stitch: 20 sts by 25 rows over 4” (10cm) square in larger size needles. Blocked.

Sizing & Fitting
To fit sizes: XS: 30” (76cm) / S: 34” (86cm) / M: 38” (96.5cm) / L: 42” (106.5cm) / 1XL: 46” (117cm) / 2XL: 50” (127cm) / 3XL: 54” (137cm).

This cardi has a loose gauge and loose fit with no shaping, which allows for the fabric to drape nicely over the body. For best results, choose a yarn with a large percentage of silk or bamboo. Worsted/Heavy Worsted or Aran weight yarns are recommended. There is approx. 4” to 6” (10 to 15cm) of positive ease included in the garment.

Finished Bust Measurements (not including lace trim): XS: 32” (81cm) / S: 36” (91cm) / M: 39.75” (101cm) / L: 44” (112cm) / 1X: 48” (122cm) / 2X: 52” (132cm) / 3X: 56” (142cm).