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MOCCA cardigan

Knitting
May 2013
Lace / 2 ply ?
20 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches in Stockinette
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
10000 - 1200 yards (9144 - 1097 m)
XS/S and M/L
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This is nothing but a plain raglan cardigan pattern. No fancy details, no extraordinary design features. Two different kinds of raglan decreases to make an interesting ridge and a well shaped neck, that’s all. But I’d like to think this is THE pattern I will return to whenever I feel the need of another cardigan! And you too, of course :)

The lace weight yarn knit on this gauge creates a fabric which is breezy and light as a feather, yet the firm ribbing on small needles keeps it all together! Using heavier yarn will give you a tighter fabric, the pattern will work as long as you get gauge!

Yarn: approx. 950 (1100) m/1000 (1200) yd of Schachenmayr SMC Fine wool: #0268 brown. Or a substitute yarn with which you will get gauge.

Needles: US 2.5 – 3.0mm for the ribbing and US 7 – 4.5mm needles for the body, or size needed to obtain gauge; tapestry needle; eight 2cm/0.75” buttons.

Gauge: 20 stitches and 26 rows to 10cm/4” on US 7 – 4.5mm needles over stockinette sts.

Size: XS/S (M/L)
To fit Chest: 34-36 (38-40)”/86-91.5 (96.5-101.5)cm

Finished measurements:
Circumference bust, hip: 90 (98) cm/36 (39)”
Length: 60 (62) cm/24 (25)”.
Sleeves: 47 cm/19” from underarm to CO edge or desired length.