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Adam's Ribs Cardigan

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September 23 2012
October 26 2012
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Adam's Ribs Cardigan
Adam's Ribs Cap-Sleeve Wrap by Carol Sunday
Needles & yarn
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
alpakamia Premium 100 % baby alpaca
Sport (12 wpi)
14 skeins = 3164.7 yards (2893.8 meters), 1400 grams
Flimex Versand
March 28, 2012

What a clever stitch: It looks so smart and is so easy to knit! The pattern isn’t hard to follow either.
I made the cardigan two sections longer and added long sleeves. They are completely straight, I only changed to smaller needles below the elbows.
The yarn is lovely, but a little too heavy for this design. Or I stretched it too much when I washed the cardigan. At least, is has grown somewhat longer than I intended, and I had to shorten the sleeves again. Thankfully this was easy because they are knitted top-down.
I also used the stitch on a bottom-up pullover.
- Addendum 2013: Meanwhile Carol Sunday has also published a pattern for a long-sleeved version of the wrap - which is very similar to my project.

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  • Project created: September 24, 2012
  • Finished: October 27, 2012
  • Updated: August 20, 2016
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