Szechuan Sweater

Feb 16, 2010
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Szechuan Sweater

Robyn Chachula

This elegant short-sleeved cardigan has a simple shape accented by a Mandarin collar and frog closures. The chicken-foot stitch pattern has a fabulous texture. Intermediate skills will be needed to crochet this piece. The pattern includes instructions for a plus size garment.

Finished Size: 30 (34, 38, 42, 46, 50)" bust circumference. Garment shown measures 34" and is modeled with 1" ease.

Yarn: Blue Sky Alpacas Alpaca Silk (50% silk, 50% alpaca; 146 yd [133 m]/1¾ oz [50 g]): #147 crabapple, 9 (10, 11, 12, 14, 15) hanks.

Hook: G/6 (4.25 mm). Adjust hook sizes if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

Notions: Yarn needle; matching sewing thread and needle.

Gauge: 12 hdc2tog and 18 rows = 4" in chicken-foot patt.

   


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