Hyacinth Cardigan by Sandra Nesbitt

Hyacinth Cardigan

Knitting
September 2019
DK (11 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in stocking stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
500 - 520 yards (457 - 475 m)
Finished size:- 2 - 3 years Length 35cm / 14” Across back 32cm / 12.5” Sleeve length from shoulder 29cm / 11.5
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Simply pretty lace cardigan knit in DK yarn. Showcasing a maze of flowers in the body of the cardigan and a line of them up the centre of each sleeve. Sleeves are ¾ length. Cardigan is knitted flat in 5 pieces, assembled and then neck and button borders picked up after. Finished off with 2 fastening buttons.

Yarn:- Stylecraft Alpaca Tweed DK 2 x 100 grams or any DK yarn to suit
Needles:- 3.75mm / US 5 / UK 9 and 4mm / US 6 / UK 8
Notions:- 2 small buttons
Gauge:- Approx 10cm / 4 inches = 24 stitches / 30 rows

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