Ramona Light by Elizabeth Smith
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Ramona Light

Knitting
April 2017
Sport (12 wpi) ?
23 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in St st
US 5 - 3.75 mm
1146 - 1828 yards (1048 - 1672 m)
33.25 (35.75, 38.75, 41.25, 44.25, 47.5, 50.75, 53.25)”
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Ramona Light is the light-weight version of my original Ramona Cardigan, knit up in sport-weight yarn and perfect for warmer weather or when you want just a little light layer.

Just like the original, this slightly cropped, seamless cardigan is knit from the top-down and is an easy and relaxing knit. It features a fake ‘seam’ along the sides, which gives the appearance of a seam as well as provides a little more structure than a typical seamless sweater.

There is a little waist shaping (similar to the original), with tips on how to lengthen the body or omit the shaping altogether if you prefer. A versatile cardi in just the right weight for any season!

I used Quince & Co’s Chickadee yarn, a perfect sport-weight yarn with great stitch definition. I also knit up a version in Quince & Co’s Tern yarn (the purple version shown in the photographs), another great yarn choice.

Additional Pattern Information:

Sizes: XS (S, M, L, XL, 2X, 3X, 4X)

Finished Bust (buttoned): 33.25 (35.75, 38.75, 41.25, 44.25, 47.5, 50.75, 53.25)” 84 (91, 98, 105, 112, 121, 129, 135) cm

Shown in size S, being worn with approx. 2.5”/6 cm of positive ease. Choose a size that is approx. 2-3”/5-8 cm larger than your actual bust measurement.

Gauge: 23 sts & 32 rows = 4”/10 cm in St st after blocking

Yarn: Approx. 1146 (1240, 1334, 1428, 1522, 1628, 1734, 1828) yards of sport-weight yarn, shown in Chickadee by Quince & Co (100% American wool; 181yd 166m/50g), 7 (7, 8, 8, 9, 9, 10, 10) skeins. Colorway: Poppy.

Needles and other supplies:
• US 5/3.75 mm 32” circular needle, or size needed to obtain gauge
• US 5/3.75 mm DPNs, or size needed to obtain gauge
• US 4/3.5 mm 32” circular needle, or 1 size smaller than that used to obtain gauge
• US 4/3.5 mm DPNs, or 1 size smaller than that used to obtain gauge
• 8 stitch markers
• 7-8 locking stitch markers
• 7-8 buttons, 1/2 - 5/8”
• Scrap yarn
• Tapestry needle