Nosegay Cardi by Ashwini Jambhekar

Nosegay Cardi

by Ashwini Jambhekar
Knitting
November 2017
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in Open Hourglass Pattern
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
822 - 1507 yards (752 - 1378 m)
XS (S, M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X)
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This cardigan features cheerful nosegays, worked with bobbles, up the center front and an all-over lace pattern that provides a lighter look while keeping you warm in an all-wool yarn. The cardigan can be paired with jeans for a dressier look or can be paired with a little black dress for extra warmth during winter festivities.

Finished Measurements:

  • Bust circumference: 31 (34¾, 39½, 42) {45½, 50¼, 55}“ / 79.5 (88, 100.5, 106.5) {115.5, 127.5, 139.5} cm.
  • Length: 21½ (22, 23, 24) {24½, 25, 25}“ / 54.5 (56, 58.5, 61) {62, 63.5, 63.5} cm. Designed to be worn with 2-4” positive ease at bust. Shown in Size S with 3” positive ease. Full schematic is shown in images at left.

Materials
825 (875, 1000, 1125) {1250, 1375, 1450} yards/ 750 (800, 925, 1025) {1125, 1250, 1325} meters Sunday Knits Eden 5 Ply (137 yards/ 125 meters per 1.76 ounce/ 50 gram skein; 100% merino wool) in color Dove.

Needles and Gauges:
US #5 (3.75 mm) needles
US #6 (4mm) DPN and straight or circular needles: In Openwork Hourglass, 20 sts & 32 rows = 4”/ 10.2 cm. Adjust needle size if needed to obtain gauge.

Notions:
Tapestry needle
Stitch holder
5/8” / 1.6 cm buttons-- 7 (for sizes XS, S, M) or 8 (for sizes L, 1X, 2X, 3X)

Techniques:
The abbreviations page, which lists all techniques used, is pictured at left.
Pattern involves working multiple shapings (e.g. shoulders and neckline) simultaneously, while also adding or removing stitches from the stitch patterns. Explicit row-by-row directions are not provided, but general tips are given. Finishing uses a 3-needle bind-off.

Ravelry Downloadable Pattern:
Pattern is an 8-page pdf, consisting of one cover page; two pages of information on sizing, materials, abbreviations, and written and charted stitch patterns; 4 pages of instructions; and one schematic page.