Sugar Crystals by Gabrielle Danskknit

Sugar Crystals

Knitting
April 2015
Sport (12 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
250 - 700 yards (229 - 640 m)
0-6 mo (1 yo, 2 yo, 3-4 yo, 5-6 yo, 7-8 yo, 9-10 yo)
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Sugar Crystals: Knitted with sport yarn, this girly top-down lace cardigan is perfect for any season!
The matching hat, Sugar Pop, will complete the set.

A fingering version of the cardigan is also available.

There’s a lace pattern on the fronts and back.
Versatile, you can knit short and long sleeves and choose to sew 1, 2, 3 or more buttons. Instructions are provided for all these variations.

The body is knitted flat and sleeves are knitted in the round. Seamless!
Stitch markers separate every section to make it easy for you to remember what to knit and where to knit it.

Lace instructions are available in written and chart forms.

Sizing
The cardigan comes in 7 sizes :
0-6 mo (1 yo, 2 yo, 3-4 yo, 5-6 yo, 7-8 yo, 9-10 yo)
Blocked Garment Measurements
18 (19.5, 21, 23, 25, 26, 27) inches
46 (50, 53, 58, 63, 66, 68) cm
Your size’s choice should be based on finished chest measurements. Age label is just there to give a reference.

Materials
• 250 (300, 350, 400, 500, 600, 700) yards of sport weight yarn or any other yarn that gives gauge (for short sleeves)
• 32’’ circular needle and double pointed needles (DPNs) US # 4 (3.5 mm) or any size required to obtain the stockinette stitch gauge
• Other : 8 stitch markers, 2 stitch holders, 1to 3 (or more) 0.75’’ buttons

This pattern has been tested.
Among the modifications post-test, there is now less cast on stitches, thus the neckline is less baggy than what might appear in the testing cardigans.