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Raspberry Layers

Knitting
May 2009
Bulky / 12 ply (7 wpi) ?
11 stitches and 18 rows = 4 inches
545 - 870 yards (498 - 796 m)
30 (34, 37, 42, 46, 50, 54) Inches
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I love the speed of working with a chunky yarn, however the results are not always flattering! This cardigan is worked side-to-side from the center of the back out, with flattering short rows creating a gentle flare at the bottom. The sleeves are worked with short row shaping and the sides are bound off together for a piece that needs minimal finishing. Vertical accent rows will make this the most flattering knit you have ever made from a chunky yarn!

Techniques uses in pattern are all detailed, these include:
Crochet Provisional Cast on
Single Row Button Hole
Three-Needle Bind Off
Left and right slanting increases
Wrap & Turn

SIZE
XS (S, M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X) (shown in size small)
Bust size: 30 (34, 38, 42, 46, 50, 54) inches
Modeled with 2 inches negative ease.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Chest: 28.5 (32, 37.25, 40.75, 44.5, 48, 51.5) inches
Length: 25 (25.75, 26.5, 27.25, 27.25, 27.25,28) inches

MATERIALS
Fyberspates Squishy Chunky (50% Merino, 50% Baby Alpaca; 109yd/100m per 100g skein); color: Reds & Plums; 5 (5, 6, 7, 7, 8, 8) skeins

1 set US 11/7mm double-pointed needles
2 US 11/7mm circular needles, 32-inch length or longer,
or size needed to match the required gauge
(The second needle is used as a holder and for the three-needle bind-off.)