Lace Bordered Cardigan by Deborah Newton
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Lace Bordered Cardigan

February 1985
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette on larger needles
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
900 - 1300 yards (823 - 1189 m)

This is the cover design on the original issue. A side-to-side cardigan pattern with a Versailles lace border on either side of the cardigan fronts. Contrast color accents require 200-300 yds. of a different color of the same yarn, which is included in the above yardage figures.

The original version was written for 3 sizes: Small 30-32, Med 34-36, Large 40-42. Finished chest: 39 (43, 46)”. Actual needle sizes were not given.

Gauge in stockinette: 19S/30R=4 inches/10cm using the size needles that will give you this gauge. Gauge is listed as 18 stitches/ 32 rows per 4” in one of the less complicated lace patterns (eyelet stripe with larger needles).

700-1000 yds. MC
200-300 yds. CC