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Frasera Cardigan
August 28 2013
October 6 2013
Project info
Frasera Cardigan
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
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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

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 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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August 28 2013
October 6 2013
About this pattern
Personal pattern (not in Ravelry)
About this yarn
by Zealana
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