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Mary Swanson Cardi-Vest

When I Grow Up
Knitting
February 2010
Aran / 10 ply (8 wpi) ?
14 stitches and 16 rows = 4 inches in stockinette
US 9 - 5.5 mm
600 - 930 yards (549 - 850 m)
Finished Chest: 37(40.5, 43.75, 47.25, 50.75) inches, to fit: 34(37, 41, 44, 48) inches
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Worked in 1 piece from the bottom up featuring crossover ribbing and a stranded colorwork design on front. Ribbing at armholes and front is picked up once sweater and hood are knit.

Design features 2 collar options: a hood and a shawl collar. It also provides instruction to knit a shorter waist length sweater
or a longer, hip hitting sweater. Full schematic included.

More information at: http://www.tottoppers.com/2010/02/mary-swanson-cardi-vest.html

Finished Chest: 37(40.5, 43.75, 47.25, 50.75) inches, to fit: 34(37,41, 44, 48) inches
Gauge: 14 sts and 16 rows per 4 inches in stockinette
Yarn: Manos del Uruguay Wool Clasica 100% Wool; 138
yards/126 meters per 3.5 ounce/100 gram skein
5(5, 6, 6, 7) skeins #T “Flannel”, 1 skein each #55 “Olive” and #58 “Mustard” or approx 550(625, 700, 775, 850) yards MC (add’l 40 yards for hip length sweater) and approx 20 yards each CC1 and CC2
Tools: Size 9 (5.5 mm) needles and set of 5 DPNs or
16” circulars (for armhole ribbing), stitch markers
Notions: 5 1-inch buttons (buttons available from http://faerwear.etsy.com)