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Sparkle! cardigan
Finished
November 27, 2010
January 11, 2011
Project info
Sparkle! cardigan
Sparkle! Dress by Shirley Paden
Knitting
me!
Needles & yarn
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
Green
White
Notes

No dress, but a cardigan, inspired by Jettshin’s Not Sparkle Dress

Co 200 sts on needles 3.5 mm
Ribbing k 2, p 2.
Added 2 sts for picking up ribbing after cutting and 5 steek sts. Joined in the round. Needles 4 mm.

Yarn weight ranges from light fingering to DK. Started with the heavier weight.

Front opening decreases every 2nd round from 10,5 inches (exept ribbing), 20 times.

Arm holes: After 13 inches BO 7 sts under each arm. Added 7 sts as for front steek.

Arm hole meas. 8 inches.

Cutting steeks. 3needle bind off at shoulders.

Sleeves:
Picked up appr. 100 sts around armholes. Short row cap shaping. Had to wrap 2 sts every other row an k2tog on the next. Started knitting in the round with 80 sts. Dec. 2 sts every 5 rounds 5 times, then every 15 rounds 5 times = 60 sts.

Decreases before ribbing: knit 2tog, k 3 = 48 sts.

Ribbing: k2, p2

Front ribbing: Picked up sts on 3 of 4 rows and from each sts in the back. Ribbing: k2, p2. Short rows for shaping.

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January 11, 2011
 
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  • Originally queued: November 23, 2010
  • Project created: November 28, 2010
  • Updated: January 20, 2011
  • Progress updates: 4 updates