This slim-fitting lace and texture cardigan features delicate ruffles at the lower edges and a pretty floral lacy border. A simple series of eyelets creates the illusion of soft ribbing, adding a gentle texture to the garment. The waist shaping is worked with a smaller needle size rather than decreases. It can be omitted if desired.
The cardigan is worked flat in one piece to the armholes, where work is divided for armholes and fronts and back. Sleeves are worked flat. Shoulders and sleeve seams are sewn, then sleeve caps are sewn in. An edging is worked at the front opening and neck, and buttons are sewn on. Sample shown in Size 1. NOTE: Fiddlesticks Knitting patterns are charted. Recommended for Intermediate knitters.
DK-weight yarn, each ball 50 g / 105 m. Sample knit with 50% merino wool / 50% tussah silk yarn.
Knitted measurements at bust and yarn requirements
Size 1: 34 inches - 7 balls
Size 2: 36.5 inches - 9 balls
Size 3: 39 inches - 9 balls
Size 4: 41.5 inches - 10 balls
Size 5: 44.25 inches - 11 balls
Size 6: 47 inches - 12 balls
Size 7: 49.5 inches - 13 balls
Size 8: 52 inches - 14 balls
3.5 mm (US 4) 32-inch circular needles
3.5 mm (US 4) 24-inch circular needles
3 mm (US 3) 32-inch circular needles
or sizes needed to obtain gauge
Gauge in lace pattern
20 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
Printed pattern or pdf
$12.00 CDN / US