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Esmée Cardigan

Crochet
January 2011
Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 8 rows = 4 inches in pattern stitch using 4mm hook for Inside Crochet Pattern
4.0 mm (G)
4.5 mm
5.0 mm (H)
5.5 mm (I)
880 - 1760 yards (805 - 1609 m)
XS - XXL or 30-54in
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The Esmée Cardigan is a shaped lace crochet cardigan.

The first version of this cardigan was published in Inside Crochet magazine in the January 2011 issue, which is available as a paper copy, a digital copy on yudu.com, or as a pdf from KAL media. This version is in UK terminology.

As there were considerable errata problems with the original published pattern, it has been completely rewritten in US and UK terminology, with charts, a detailed schematic and measurements, and fit alterations. This version also includes instructions for a 54in size (as well as 30-50in as in the original pattern). This pattern is available to buy as a pdf download from Ravelry, and comprises 11 pages, with separate pdfs for the US and UK terminology.

A sample was made in Jamieson and Smith 2 Ply Jumper weight in blue. Although aesthetically it is very similar to the original pattern, there have been several changes in the construction of the cardigan, to try and ensure a better fit - in particular, sleeve shaping and placement of neckline shaping.

Any questions or problems, please contact the designer - lowenek on Ravelry.

The following errata is applicable to the pattern as published in Inside Crochet magazine:
Errata
Lower Body:
Row 1-5: repeat * to * 11 (13, 15, 17, 19, 21) times,

Neckline Shaping:
Row 29-30: repeat * to * 10 (12, 14, 16, 18, 20) times,
Row 31-2: Repeat rows 29-30, but do * to * 9 (11, 13, 15, 17, 19)
Row 33-4: Repeat row 29-30, but do * to * 8 (10, 12, 14, 16, 18) times
Row 35: Repeat row 29, but do * to * 7 (9, 11, 13, 15, 17) times

Armhole Divide:
XS, M and XL only
Place marker in centre tr of (2tr, tr, 2tr) of 2nd (3rd, 4th) and 7th (10th, 13th) (2tr, 1tr, 2tr) of row below

S, L and XXL only
Place marker in tr3tog of 4th (5th, 6th) and 9th (14th, 16th) tr3tog of row below

Right Front:
Size M and XL
Row 39: After rep 0 (1) more times, it should read: 1ch, tr3tog, 1ch, tr3tog, tr2tog, turn
Row 40: After rep 0 (1) more times it should read: 3tr in next st, 1ch, tr2tog, 1tr, turn

Back:
Rows 36 to 38: Repeat Rows 3 to 5, but work from * to * 3 (5, 7) times.
Row 39: Repeat Row 2, but work from * to * 3 (5, 7) times.

Size XS only:
Rows 40 to 43: Repeat Rows 36 to 39.
Rows 44 and 45: Repeat Rows 36 and 37. Fasten off.

Size M only:
Rows 40 to 47: Repeat Rows 36 to 39 twice. Fasten off.

Size XL only:
Rows 40 to 47: Repeat Rows 36 to 39 twice.
Rows 48 and 49: Repeat Rows 36 and 37. Fasten off.