Sanctuary by Sara Gresbach


May 2016
DK (11 wpi) ?
11 stitches and 16 rows = 2 inches
in stockinette or Little Frogs Lace pattern
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
625 - 1125 yards (572 - 1029 m)
XS (S, M, L)(1X, 2X, 3X)
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Delicate lace, softly angled edges, and a feminine silk/wool blend come together beautifully to form the perfect piece to layer over summer tanks and dresses. Ready for slow wandering adventures through gardens and along streams and ponds…..or for a more formal affair.

Girls’ version also available here: Small Sanctuary

Construction: Back is worked top-down, then stitches are picked up along top of back and both fronts are worked separately. Sides are seamed leaving armhole openings. Stitches are picked up around entire edging and armholes and finished with ribbing.

625 (690, 760, 840)(925, 1020, 1125) yards/570 (630, 695, 770)(845, 935, 1030) m of Luna Grey Fiber Arts Zeta (85% Polwarth wool, 15% silk; 289 yards/264 m per 100grams/3.53 ounces). Shown in Sanctuary.
US #6/4.0mm needles, or size needed to obtain gauge
-Straight or circular needles for working back and fronts
-40”/100 cm circular needles for working edging
US #4/3.5mm needles, or 2 sizes smaller than gauge needles
-double pointed or long circular for working sleeves
12 (13, 14, 15)(16, 17, 18) stitch markers for marking pattern repeats stitch holders or scrap yarn for holding stitches
tapestry needle for seaming and weaving in ends

XS (S, M, L)(1X, 2X, 3X)
To fit chest circumference of:
30-32 (33-35, 36-38, 40-41)(42-44, 45-47, 48-50)”/
76-81 (84-89, 91-97, 102-104)(107-112, 114-119, 122-127) cm
Note-cardigan/shrug is meant to be worn open with several inches between front edges. Sizing is based on garment’s back width x2. Modeled with 0” of ease.