In a good friend, you often see something of yourself mirrored. It can be as small as a tiny glimpse, which sparks recognition and creates a bond. The lace on the right front of this cardigan gives that little glimpse of the bigger picture on the back, a flowery lace that brings to mind thoughts of summer and good times.
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XS (S, M)[L, XL, XXL]
Finished chest measurements: 70 (82, 92)[102, 112, 120] cm / 28 (32.75, 36.75)[40.75, 44.75, 48] inches.
The cardigan is intended to be worn with approximately 4-5 cm / 1.5-2 inches of negative ease.
Sample shown in size M on 94 cm / 37 inch bust.
Madelinetosh Tosh Sport (100% Merino, 247m/270yds per 100 g); colorway: Antique Lace; 3 (4, 4)[5, 5, 6] skeins.
Size 3.75 mm/US #5 or size needed for gauge; straight or circular needles 80 cm/32 inches or longer, to accommodate a large number of sts.
Optional: Double pointed needles for sleeves.
Size 3.5 mm/US #4 or 1 size smaller than gauge needles; circular needles 80 cm/32 inches or longer, to accommodate a large number of sts - for button bands and hem.
11 stitch markers (8 raglan markers, 3 lace pattern markers), stitch holders or waste yarn, tapestry needle for weaving in ends, 6 buttons (approximately 1 cm / 0.5 inch in diameter).
20 sts and 28 rows over 10 cm / 4 inches in Stockinette stitch on larger needles.