Leaf Lace Cardigan (adult) by Ewelina Murach
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Leaf Lace Cardigan (adult)

Knitting
June 2016
Light Fingering ?
26 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette St
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 2 - 2.75 mm
1094 - 1969 yards (1000 - 1800 m)
Finished bust: 81 (85.5, 90, 94.5, 101) [105.5, 110, 121, 131.5, 141] cm/ 32 (33.75, 35.5, 37.25, 39.75) [41.5, 43.25, 47.75, 51.75, 55.5] in
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Leaf Lace Cardigan is a seamless, top-down raglan cardigan made in fingering yarn, with a lace panel at the back.

Kids version is also available here.

A photo tutorial showing how to work multiple decreases used in the leaf lace panel is here.

The pattern was tech edited by Rachel C. Brown

Skills needed
Long tail and backward loop cast-ons, stockinette and garter stitch, increases, decreases, working in the round, short rows, picking up stitches, working a lace pattern.

Sizes
XS (S1, S2, M1, M2) L1, L2, 1X, 2X, 3X
Shown in size L1 with no ease.
Finished bust circumference (buttoned up):
81 (85.5, 90, 94.5, 101) 105.5, 110, 121, 131.5, 141 cm/
32 (33.75, 35.5, 37.25, 39.75) 41.5, 43.25, 47.75, 51.75,
55.5
in
The cardigan is designed to be worn with 1-2 inches of positive ease or no ease.

Gauge (measured after blocking)
• 26 sts and 34 rows = 10 cm/ 4 in in St st, with larger needle
• Lace Panel = 13.5 cm/ 5.3 in wide at the widest point

Materials
Yarn:
3 (3, 3, 3, 4) 4, 4, 4, 5, 5 skeins of Malabrigo Sock (100% merino wool, 402 m/ 440 yds per 100g, shown in Lettuce) or 1000 (1100, 1100, 1150, 1250) 1350, 1400, 1550, 1700, 1800 m/ 1100 (1210, 1210, 1265, 1375) 1485, 1540, 1705, 1870, 1980 yds of fingering weight yarn. Use yarn that blocks well.
Needles and notions:
• 3.25 mm (US #3) circular needle, 100 cm/ 40 in long
• 2.75 mm (US #2) circular needle, 100 cm/ 40 in long
• 3.25 mm (US #3) preferred needles for sleeve knitting (DPNs or circular)
• 2.75 mm (US #2) preferred needles for sleeve knitting (DPNs or circular)
• 6 st markers
• scrap yarn
• 10 buttons, approx 18 mm in diameter

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