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Dark Pearl

Knitting
June 2014
Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi) ?
25 stitches and 33 rows = 4 inches in in st st blocked
US 5 - 3.75 mm
1000 - 1700 yards (914 - 1554 m)
30 (33.25, 35.75, 39, 42.25, 44.75, 48, 51.25, 53.75)” / 76 (84.5, 91, 99, 107.5, 113.5, 122, 130, 136.5) cm buttoned.
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Come join me on an amazing sweater KAL to celebrate my 150th pattern!
There will be spot prizes along the way at the end of each clue with a fantastic yarn giveaway at the end from Briar Rose Fibers.
Pattern is discounted until the first clue is released at the start of June.
Get support from other knitters on the ravelry board here.
A discount code for Briar Rose Fibers will be provided in the pattern when you pre-order.
Clues will be released every 2 weeks on the following schedule:
The 1st clue for this KAL will be released on the first week of June to give everyone time to gather supplies.
2nd clue will be mid-June.
3rd clue will be early July.
4th clue will be mid-July.
The deadline for finishing the KAL (to be entered for prizes) is mid-August.

So now just find your perfect yarn, get swatching and have fun knitting!

Details:
This cardigan is knit from the top down with raglan shoulder shaping. When the back of the body is finished the front scalloped lace panel is worked from picked up stitches along the side. This front panel can be buttoned or allowed to drape down the side.

SIZE
To Fit Actual High Bust Circumference up to:
30 (33.25, 35.75, 39, 42.25, 44.75, 48, 51.25, 53.75)” / 76 (84.5, 91, 99, 107.5, 113.5, 122, 130, 136.5) cm.
0-3” / 0-7.5 cm positive ease recommended.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Bust Circumference:
30 (33.25, 35.75, 39, 42.25, 44.75, 48, 51.25, 53.75)” / 76 (84.5, 91, 99, 107.5, 113.5, 122, 130, 136.5) cm buttoned.
Size 35.75” / 91 cm modeled with 1.5” / 4cm of positive ease.

MATERIALS
Yarn

Briar Rose Fibers ‘Sea Pearl’ (50% Merino Wool / 50% Tencel, 800 yds / 731 m per 7.69 oz / 218g); color: 250: 2 (2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 3, 3, 3) skeins.
Actual Yardage: 1000 (1105, 1210, 1260, 1340, 1420, 1490, 1590, 1690) yds / 916 (1010, 1110, 1150, 1225, 1300, 1365, 1450, 1550) m.

Needles & Notions
US size 5 / 3.75mm circular needles, 32”/ 80cm long (or longer for bigger sizes)
Set of US size 5 / 3.75mm double-point needles (if magic loop is not used for sleeves)
Always use a needle size that gives you the gauge listed, as every knitter’s gauge is unique.
4 buttons approximately .75” / 20mm in diameter, tapestry needle, stitch markers, waste yarn.

GAUGE
25 sts / 33 rows = 4”/ 10cm in st st blocked
23 sts / 33 rows = 4”/ 10cm in Lace blocked

Extensive tutorials and tips will be included with each clue along the way.