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Augusta Pattern


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Knitting: Augusta
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details






Women, Petite



Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • CO, BO, increase, decrease, pick up stitches, seam

Pattern Description:

Last summer I spent a couple of weeks in the mountains of North Carolina learning to weave. Though it was blazingly hot during the day, the mornings were still cool and this was the cardigan I wished for as I walked to class each morning.


21 sts/29 rows = 4" over dot stitch with smaller needles.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Bust: 33 (34 3/4, 37 1/2, 39 1/4, 42, 44)".
  • Length: 14 3/4 (15, 15 3/4, 16 1/2, 17 1/4, 18 1/2)".
  • Allow 0" - 1" of ease at the bust for a close fit.


  • 600 (630, 700, 780, 870, 960)yds DK-weight yarn.
  • Shown in Blue Sky Alpacas - Skinny Cotton 100% organically grown cotton; 150yds (137m)/65g; Color #301 Glacier, 5 (5, 5, 6, 6, 7) skeins.

You Will Also Need:

  • Sizes 5 and 6 (3.75 and 4mm) needles and 16" circular needle in the smaller of the 2 sizes for neckband.
  • Tapestry needle, two 3/4" buttons.

About Designer

About Designer

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Kim Dolce is the owner and sole designer for the Dolce Handknits pattern line. Kim has a casual, feminine aesthetic which appeals to women of all ages. Her patterns are easy to understand and execute and all patterns have been professionally edited. More of her work can be found in her first book, Dolce Handknits - simple, sophisticated designs.

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