Silky Alpaca Lace Open Front Cardi by Suzanne Shaw
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Silky Alpaca Lace Open Front Cardi

Knitting
September 2011
Lace ?
22 stitches and 27 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
1760 - 2200 yards (1609 - 2012 m)
Bust: 29ΒΌ (33ΒΌ, 37ΒΌ)" To fit bust sizes 32–34 (36–38, 40–42)"
This pattern is available for free.

An open front cardi worked in Silky Alpaca Lace held doubled, with short row cap sleeves and a flared hemline at the bottom.

Skill Level: Intermediate

SIZES
S (M, L) Shown in size S.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Bust: 29ΒΌ (33ΒΌ, 37ΒΌ)”
To fit bust sizes 32–34 (36–38, 40–42)”

YARN
Silky Alpaca Lace by Classic Elite
(70% alpaca, 30% silk; 50 g = approx
440 yards)
4 (4, 5) balls 2460 Wheat Field

NEEDLES
Circular knitting needle (32”) in sizes
US 5 and 8 (3.75 and 5 mm) or size to
obtain gauge.
Double pointed needles (dpns) in
sizes US 5 and 8 (3.75 and 5 mm)

OTHER MATERIALS
Removable stitch marker
Stitch markers
Stitch holders or waste yarn

GAUGE
22 sts and 27 rows = 4” in St st with
larger needle and 2 strands of yarn
held together. Take time to save
time, check your gauge.