Caramel Cardigan

Aug 23, 2011
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This easy crocheted sweater features waist shaping and set-in sleeves, as well as one-piece construction to the armhole for a seamless granny-stitch border. The body of this cardigan is worked in simple double crochet front loop only.

Designer: Annette Petavy

Finished Size: 36 (39½, 45, 48½, 52, 55½)", buttoned. To be worn with 0–3" of ease. Garment shown measures 36", modeled with 2" ease.

Yarn: Malabrigo Silky Merino (51% silk, 49% merino; 150 yd [137 m]/1¾ oz [50 g]): #430 smoke (MC) 6 (7, 8, 8, 9, 10) skeins; #63 natural (CC1), 1 skein; #433 acorn (CC2), 1 skein; #181 marron oscuro (CC3), 1 (1, 1, 1, 1, 2) skeins.

Hook Size: G-6 (4 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

Notions: St markers (m); yarn needle; five ½" buttons; sewing needle and matching thread.

Gauge: 18 sts and 10 rows = 4" wide and 4¾" tall in dc flo.


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