Ruched Cardigan by Annie Modesitt

Ruched Cardigan

Crochet
August 2016
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 17 rows = 4 inches
in lace pattern
3.5 mm (E)
4.0 mm (G)
1910 - 3438 yards (1747 - 3144 m)
5 sizes
US
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Exquisite tailoring and fine detail make this crochet cardigan a delightful crafting experience. The ruching evokes a 1940s feel, but with its cropped silhouette and asymmetrical button band, this crochet cardigan is thoroughly modern.

DESIGNER Annie Modesitt

FINISHED SIZE 30 (35, 40, 45, 52)“ bust circumference. Sample measures 35”, modeled with 11/4” ease.

YARN ModeKnit Yarn ModeSock (60% superwash merino, 30% bamboo, 10% nylon; 382 yd 348 m/31/2 oz 100 g; ): #009 pewter, 3 (4, 4, 5, 6) hanks (A), #001 pearl, 1 (1, 1, 2, 2) hanks (B), #014 coal, 1 hank (C).

HOOK Sizes E/4 (3.5 mm) and G/6 (4 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

NOTIONS Tapestry needle; 5/8” button, 6.

GAUGE 24 sts (4 patt rep) and 17 rows = 4” in lace patt with larger hook.