Santa Rosa Plum by Carol Feller
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Santa Rosa Plum

Knitting
June 2016
Sport (12 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 35 rows = 4 inches
in st st
US 4 - 3.5 mm
1170 - 1850 yards (1070 - 1692 m)
To Fit Actual Bust Circumference up to: 33.25 (35.25, 37.75, 39.25, 41.75, 43.75, 46.5, 48.5)” / 84.5 (89.5, 96, 99.5, 106, 111, 118, 123) cm
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Knit from the top down, this delicate lace cardigan has wide lace panels that travel from the neck down the length of the cardigan. The yarn color moves from a delicate rose to a deep plum as you work, creating a lovely ombre.

Raglan shoulder shaping and gentle waist shaping make this a cardigan to flatter most body shapes.

SIZES
To Fit Actual Bust Circumference Up To: 33.25 (35.25, 37.75, 39.25, 41.75, 43.75, 46.5, 48.5)” / 84.5 (89.5, 96, 99.5, 106, 111, 118, 123) cm.
1-3” / 2.5-7.5 cm positive ease recommended.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Bust Circumference:
34.25 (36.25, 38.75, 40.25, 42.75, 44.75, 47.5, 49.5)” / 87 (92, 98.5, 102, 108.5, 113.5, 120.5, 125.5) cm, buttoned.
Size 36.25” / 92 cm modelled with 1.5”/ 4 cm positive ease.
Length from Top Of Raglan: 22.25 (22.5, 23, 23.5, 24, 24.25, 24.5, 24.75)” / 56.5 (57, 58.5, 59.5, 61, 61.5, 62, 63) cm

MATERIALS
Yarn

Blue Moon Fiber Arts ‘Marine Silk – Sport’ (51% Silk, 29% Merino, 20% Sea Cell Rayon; 324 yds / 296 m per 3.5 oz / 100 g skeins); 4 (4, 5, 5, 5, 5, 6, 6) skeins Sample shown in colours; Rose Quartz, Champlum, Plum Fool, Well I’ll be Plum Pickled

Approximate Yardage: 1170 (1240, 1370, 1425, 1540, 1630, 1760, 1850) yds / 1070 (1140, 1250, 1300, 1410, 1490, 1600, 1690) m

See suggestions on yarn management in the pattern notes.

NEEDLES & NOTIONS
US size 4 / 3.5 mm circular needles, 32”/ 80 cm long (or longer for larger sizes)
US size 4 / 3.5 mm dpns if magic loop not used for sleeves
Always use a needle size that gives you the gauge listed, as every knitter’s gauge is unique.

Tapestry needle, stitch markers, waste yarn, 9 buttons 0.75” / 18 mm diameter.

GAUGE
24 sts and 35 rows = 4″ / 10 cm in St st
20 sts and 35 rows = 4″ / 10 cm in Lace Pattern

TECHNIQUES & STITCH PATTERNS
Cable Cast-On, German Short Rows, Single Row Buttonhole, all lace stitches are fully charted and written.