Gitane, the Sea Green version by Marylene Lynx

Gitane, the Sea Green version

August 2012
Lace ?
32 stitches and 42 rows = 4 inches
in stocking stitch
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
3.0 mm
1094 - 1367 yards (1000 - 1250 m)
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This pattern is also available as a kit containing both pattern and wool. For more information see:
Renaissance Dyeing Gitane kits

This cropped cardigan is knitted from side to side in two parts and joined together in the mid back afterwards.

Using just 150 g of naturally dyed fine lace-weight merino from Renaissance Dyeing -
in five colours
2 Hanks - 250m, Sea Green
1 Hank - 250m each: Beech Green, Lemon, Light Lilac,
Light Blue Grey

The instructions are the same for all sizes, small-medium-large.
Knitting needles 2,75 mm to 3,25 mm are used to create the correct size.
Suggested needle sizes
Size small: use 2,75 mm needles (US 2)
Size medium: use 3 mm needles (US 2 ½)
Size large: use 3,25 mm needles (US 3 )

To fit bust:
small: 86 cm (33,86 inch) – medium 91 cm (35,83 inch) –
large 97 cm (38,58 inch)

In the pictures:
Sea Green Gitane is knitted with 3,25 mm needles: size large or with a oversised look with only three buttons in front

The Mid pink version: here

More pictures here:
…shades of lynx…