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Dahlia Cardigan

Knitting
August 2011
Sport / 5 ply (12 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches in stockinette stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
850 - 1530 yards (777 - 1399 m)
30 (35½, 40½, 45½, 50)"
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Finished Size Size 30 (35½, 40½, 45½, 50)” bust circumference, with fronts overlapped about 4”. Cardigan shown measures 35½”.
Yarn Manos del Uruguay Serena (60% baby alpaca, 40% pima cotton; 170 yd 155 m/1¾ oz 50 g): #2150 fig, 5 (6, 7, 8, 9) skeins.
Yarn distributed by Fairmount Fibers.
Needles Size 5 (3.75 mm): 32” circular (cir) and set of double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge
Notions Markers (m); waste yarn; size E/4 (3.5 mm) crochet hook for provisional CO; tapestry needle.
Gauge 24 sts and 32 rows = 4” in St st BLOCKED; lace panel measures about 13” square, BLOCKED.

Please note that Serena, although listed as Sport weight, is really like a fingering weight yarn. If you use anything heavier, you will probably need MORE yardage to finish this project!

I’ve posted some interesting modifications you can use if you don’t like the drape of the front panels, yarn sub suggestions, and other things in the KAL thread: http://www.ravelry.com/discuss/heather-zoppetti-designs/1...