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Yangtze Cardigan

Knitting
Light Fingering / 3 ply ?
31 stitches and 48 rows = 4 inches in pattern on larger needles.
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 1 - 2.25 mm
1600 - 3000 yards (1463 - 2743 m)
About 31 (34, 36½, 39, 41½, 44, 46½)" (78.5 [86.5, 92.5, 99, 105.5, 112, 118] cm) bust circumference, buttoned. Sweater shown measures 31" (78.5 cm).

This cardigan represents the classic 1950s cardigan I have always dreamed of, updated slightly for a more comfortable fit. A feminine, flattering, and tailored silhouette paired with an elegant textured pattern results in a sweater that is worth every stitch. Suited equally to a tank top and slouchy jeans or a wool tweed skirt and silk blouse, this basic cardigan is poised to be an heirloom classic. the blend of alpaca, merino, and bamboo creates a soft fabric with gentle drape that has a great balance of warmth and sheen and produces a garment with a sophisticated look you can be proud to say you made yourself.