Temescal Cardigan by Peter Franzi
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Temescal Cardigan

Crochet
August 2016
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 15 rows = 4 inches
3.75 mm (F)
3.5 mm (E)
3080 - 3960 yards (2816 - 3621 m)
5 sizes
US
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Four different crochet cable-stitch patterns cavort across the surface of this traditional crochet cardigan with bottom-up construction. Use back post double crochet and front post double crochet to create crochet cables on the front, back and even the sleeves of this men’s crochet sweater.

DESIGNER Peter Franzi

FINISHED SIZE 35 1/2 (39 1/2, 43 1/2, 47 1/2, 51 1/2)” chest circumference, buttoned. Garment shown measures 431/2”, modeled with 7” ease.

YARN Cascade Yarns 220 Superwash (100% washable wool; 220 yd 200 m/31/2 oz 100 g; ): #816 grey, 14 (15, 16, 17, 18) balls.

HOOK Sizes F/5 (3.75 mm) and E/4 (3.5 mm). Adjust the hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

NOTIONS Five 23mm buttons; st markers (m); seaming pins.

GAUGE 20 sts and 15 rows = 4” in alternating hdc, dc rows with larger hook; braid = 11/2” wide; basket weave = 23/4” wide; Celtic plait = 51/2” wide; all worked with larger hook.