Amanda, Maybe by Corrine Walcher

Amanda, Maybe

Knitting
June 2016
Lace ?
5 stitches and 6 rows = 1 inch
in Stockinette
US 3 - 3.25 mm
800 - 1450 yards (732 - 1326 m)
32(36, 40, 44, 48, 52)
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Amanda is a top-down, light-as-a-feather raglan sleeve cardigan with an easily memorized lace skirt. The only finishing is just weaving in ends. It’s my favorite for those days when you need a little something, but it’s too warm for anything much. It’s easily customized to exactly your size – just try it on as you go, and stop increasing when it fits!

Finished Size:
Chest 32(36, 40, 44, 48, 52) inches, sleeve circumference 12.75(13.75, 14.5, 16.25, 17, 17.75) inches, length dependent upon your whim; standard length 14(14.5, 15, 16, 16.5, 17) inches from underarm to hem.

Yarn: Lorna’s Laces Helen’s Lace (50% Superwash merino wool, 50% silk, 1250 yards/113 grams) 1(1, 1, 1, 2, 2) skeins or approximately 800(1000, 1100, 1200, 1350, 1450) yards. Sample worked in Sheridan. Or, you may use any comparable lace weight yarn.

Needles:
US #3/3.25mm circular needle, 32 inches or longer (larger sizes may prefer a longer needle).
Set of US #3/3.25mm double pointed needles or preferred method for small circumference knitting in the round.
Or size to make gauge

Notions
Stitch markers
Waste yarn or stitch holders
Darning needle

Gauge: 20 stitches/24 rows per 4” in stockinette stitch, worked flat. Ensure you use a correct needle size to make gauge in the round as well; you may need to go up one or two sizes when you knit the sleeves. Every knitter is unique!