Desperate Housewife by Melanie Berg

Desperate Housewife

Knitting
August 2022
Sport (12 wpi) ?
25 stitches and 33 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch, blocked
US 3 - 3.25 mm
1-8
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A treat for your wild and wonderful side, this slouchy, grandpa-fit cardigan is the perfect project to knit in those stray moments you steal away for yourself.

The sample is made in Alpaca Heather from Manos del Uruguay, a lovely yarn with plenty of character that comes in a rainbow of beautiful shades. Or, bring this sweater to life using leftover skeins you’ve been saving from past projects.

Desperate Housewife is a top-down, one-piece cardigan with a circular yoke, ideal for lounging or throwing on for a splash of color when you run errands.

Sizes
Measurements given are for the finished garment. Designed to fit with 4 - 8” / 10 - 20 cm of positive ease at the bust, less for larger sizes. Photos show size 2 on a 36” / 91.5 cm bust model.
(41, 44.75, 48.75) (53.25, 57) (60.75, 65.25, 69.25)“ / (102.5, 112, 121.5) (133, 142.5) (152, 163, 173) cm at the bust.

Yardage
Manos del Uruguay Alpaca Heather
Background color Toast: (2, 2, 2) (2, 2) (3, 3, 3) 100 g skeins
CC1 Cinnamon: One 100 g skein for all sizes
CC2 Lagoon: One 100 g skein for all sizes
CC3 Bark: One 100 g skein for all sizes
CC4 Goji Berry: One 100 g skein for all sizes
CC5 Honeycomb: One 100 g skein for all sizes
CC6 Bing Cherry: One 100 g skein for all sizes
CC7 Celery: One 100 g skein for all sizes


Pattern has been tech edited and test knitted.

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