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Blue Bernhardt Cardigan
Bernhardt by Alison Green
Needle and yarn
US 7 - 4.5 mm
Zealana Performa Kauri Worsted Weight
1504 yards in stash
1410 yards, 750 grams 15 skeins = 1410.0 yards (1289.3m)

After washing my swatch I ended up with 16st/4”, but I like the fabric at this gauge, so I calculated which smaller size I’d need to follow the numbers for in order to get a me-sized cardigan.

Other modifications were making the lace rib pattern on the front band and sleeves a little narrower, and doing my own A-line shaping to weld together the smaller size top and larger size bottom.

Great pattern, love the yarn, I’ve worn this sweater regularly for months now and NO PILLING! I think it has grown a little - pretty sure I haven’t shrunk ;) - but very wearable as a cosy oversized piece.

This project is shown in episodes 8-14 of my video podcast Gentle Ribbing!

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About this pattern
by Alison Green
from twist collective Summer 2009
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About this yarn
Performa Kauri Worsted Weight
by Zealana
Worsted / 10 ply
60% Merino, 30% Other, 10% Silk
94 yards / 50 grams
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138 projects, stashed 137 times
  • Originally queued: August 22, 2012
  • Project created: September 27, 2012
  • Updated: July 25, 2013