Garden Party Cardi by Mary Beth Temple

Garden Party Cardi

June 2014
Sport (12 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 8 rows = 4 inches
in pattern stitch
3.75 mm (F)
1224 - 2040 yards (1119 - 1865 m)
S (40") - 2X (56"), oversized fit
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Light and lacy, this oversized top with cropped sleeves and hem is perfect to toss on over a swimsuit or tank top at the beach, or to wear out to a summer time dinner, Despite the two-toned fabric, you need only stitch with one color of thread at a time so don’t be afraid to dive in. And don’t let the word “thread” scare you either - the size 3 thread used here is no lighter than your average sock yarn! This variation on a traditional butterfly stitch makes a fabric that is completely reversible.

This pattern originally appeared in the I Like Crochet June 2014 magazine as Butterfly Cardi.