Flower Island Cardigan by Gabrielle Vézina
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Flower Island Cardigan

Knitting
July 2016
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch on larger needles, blocked
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
1210 - 1980 yards (1106 - 1811 m)
33.25 (34.75, 36.5, 39.5, 42.75, 46.75, 50.75)” finished bust measurement, buttoned; garment is meant to be worn with 0-2” of positive ease.
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A flirty flower pattern transforms a simple cardigan into a work of art. The Flower Island is a great pattern for those wanting to try colorwork for the first time. The Flower Island Cardigan is a seamless cardigan worked top-down. At the bottom of the body and sleeves, a flower pattern made of four colors makes this cardigan an original and gorgeous garment.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
33.25 (34.75, 36.5, 39.5, 42.75, 46.75, 50.75)” finished bust measurement, buttoned; garment is meant to be worn with 0-2” of positive ease.

YARN
Knit Picks Wool of the Andes Worsted (100% Peruvian Highland Wool; 220 yards/50g):

(White Prototype)
MC Natural, 8 (8, 8, 10, 10, 12, 12) balls;
C1 Pampas Heather, 1 (1, 1, 2, 2, 2, 3) balls;
C2 Bittersweet Heather, 1 (1, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2) balls;
C3 Forest Heather, 1 ball.

(Blue Prototype)
MC Onyx Heather, 8 (8, 8, 10, 10, 12, 12) balls;
C1 Mink Heather, 1 (1, 1, 2, 2, 2, 3) balls;
C2 Bouquet Heather, 1 (1, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2) balls;
C3 Bamboo Heather, 1 ball.

NEEDLES
US 6 (4mm) 32” or longer circular needles plus optional DPN’s for sleeves, or one size smaller than needle to obtain gauge
US 7 (4.5mm) 32” or longer circular needles plus optional DPN’s for sleeves, or size to obtain gauge

NOTIONS
Yarn Needle
2 Stitch Markers, 2 Removable Stitch Markers
Scrap Yarn or Stitch Holder
Eight 7/8” Buttons

GAUGE
20 sts and 28 rows = 4” in St st on larger needles, blocked.