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Ardelise

from Knit Rhapsody
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Ardelise
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Ardelise

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knit in-the-round
  • Pick up and knit
  • Basic lace stitches (YO, SSK)
  • Simple decrease/increase methods

Pattern Description:

Ardelise is a seamless, open-front cardigan worked from the top down with raglan shaping using a sport weight yarn. It features a beautiful, continuous lace collar that is worked at the same time as the main fabric of the body. Wear open or with a stylish, oversized belt.

This sweater begins with a Figure 8 Cast On and includes a photo tutorial on the technique. Pattern also includes instruction for 3/4 length and long sleeves.

Gauge:

22 sts and 30 rows = 4" (10 cm) in stockinette stitch, using larger needles

Change needle size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • X-Small (Small, Medium, Large, 1X-Large, 2X-Large, 3X-Large)
  • 14 1/4 (16, 17 3/4, 20, 21 3/4, 24, 26 1/4)" / 36 (41, 45, 51, 55, 61, 67) cm back width
  • Intended to fit a 28-30 (32-34, 36-38, 40-42, 44-46, 48-50, 52-54)" / 71-76 (81-86, 91-96, 102-107, 112-117, 122-127, 132-137) cm bust. Choose a size with a back width up to 1" (2.5 cm) smaller than half of your actual bust measurement, or that is closest to half of your high bust measurement (circumference at underarm).

Materials:

  • 965 (1060, 1165, 1280, 1410, 1550, 1705) yards / 882 (970, 1065, 1170, 1290, 1418, 1560) meters sport weight yarn, with long sleeves.
  • Ideally, the yarn should have a high wool content and up to 15% of a fiber known for its drape, i.e. alpaca, silk or bamboo.
  • 32" (82 cm) long or longer circular needle, size US 5 (3.75 mm)
  • 32" (82 cm) long or longer circular needle, size US 3 (3.25 mm)
  • Appropriate needles of the same two sizes for your preferred method of knitting sleeves in the round

You Will Also Need:

  • (6) Stitch markers
  • Tapestry needle
  • (1) Stitch holder
  • Waste yarn
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$6.50

Intermediate
Knitting
Clothing
Women, Petite, Tall, Plus-sized
Sweater
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I'm a twenty-something Pacific North westerner living in Olympia, Washington. I first learned to knit in the Fall of 2005 and after much self-teaching and practice, began designing my own patterns in ...

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