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Frasera Cardigan
Finished
August 28 2013
October 6 2013
Project info
Frasera Cardigan
Knitting
Me
Med
Needles & yarn
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
Zealana New Zealand Merino Alpaca
292 yards in stash
8 skeins = 1168.0 yards (1068.0 meters), 400 grams
Gray
Little Knits
Notes

Frasera is a 4 petaled flower found in North America. The petals range from pale blue to pale green colour.

Contiguous sleeve method developed by SusieM used in this top down, seamless, V-neck cardi.

Skills Required:
Knitting flat, increases, decreases, wrap and turn (short rows), twisted stitches, simple lace, picking up stitches, cable cast on, buttonholes

Size:
Finished bust circumference of 33.5, 36, 38.5, 41, 43.5, 46 inches
Intended to have 2 to 4 inches of positive ease.
To chose a size, take your bust measurement and add desired ease (2 to 4 inches). Choose the closest size to this number.

Yarn Requirements:
Any DK weight yarn that gives you gauge.
Sample knit in New Zealand Merino Alpaca; 50% merino, 50% alpaca; 146 yards (134 Meters) in 50 grams.

Needle Size:
Size US5 (3.75mm) 32” (or 40” for larger sizes) circular needle
Size US4 (3.5mm) 40” (100cm) circular needle for buttonband
Or needle sizes needed to get gauge

Other Materials:
4 Removable Stitch Markers of one color, 3 Removable Stitch Markers of a different color (markers need to be removed from knitting before they are at the end of your needle)
2 stitch holders or waste yarn
7 –3/4” buttons

Gauge:
Gauge is measured after wet blocking the swatch.
5 sts to 1 inch (2.5cm) and 6.5 rows to 1 inch (2.5cm) on size US5 (3.75mm) needles in stockinette
1 lace flower repeat (12 sts) is 2.3 inches (6cm) wide on size US5 (3.75mm) needles

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Finished
August 28 2013
October 6 2013
 
About this pattern
Personal pattern (not in Ravelry)
About this yarn
by Zealana
DK
50% Alpaca, 50% Merino
146 yards / 50 grams

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  • Project created: August 28, 2013
  • Finished: October 24, 2013
  • Updated: January 2, 2014
  • Progress updates: 3 updates