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Women, Petite, Plus-sized
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Lori Versaci is the designer behind VERSACIKNITS. Interested in the use and mixture of texture, shape and finishing details, Lori has introduced classic garments with a fashion twist since 2009. Lori ...

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embrace

from VERSACIKNITS
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Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit, purl
  • short rows

Pattern Description:

Knit in a luxury mix of cashmere, baby camel, angora and merino, embrace is a modern, oversized cardigan that is perfect to wrap yourself in on a balmy day or chilly evening. The long line and unusual shaping, along with the sloped front button band, result in a modern, flattering drape. This is a sweater you will want to wear day-after-day.

CONSTRUCTION
Fronts and back are worked separately from the bottom-up and shoulders are seamed. Sleeves are picked up and worked from the top down. Front band is picked up and worked and side seams are joined.

Gauge:

21 sts and 30 rows = 4"/ 10cm in St st

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • XS-S (M-L, 1-2X, 3-4X, 5X)
  • Chest: Buttoned 50 (57 1/2, 66, 73 1/2, 82)"/ 127 (146, 167.5, 186.5, 208.5)cm
  • Length: 29 (30, 31, 32, 33)"/ 73.5 (76, 78.5, 81.5, 84)cm

Materials:

  • 4 (5, 6, 7, 8) skeins Shilasdair Luxury DK (330 yds/ 300m per 100 gram skein; 10% cashmere, 10% baby camel, 40% angora, 40% british merino lambswool, shown in Thistle Bloom) or
  • Approx 1400 (1650, 1925, 2175, 2450)yds/ 1275 (1500, 1750, 2000, 2250)m DK weight yarn

You Will Also Need:

  • Size 6 US (4mm) 32"/ 80cm (or preferred length) circular needle, or size to obtain gauge

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Shilasdair Luxury DK

Colorway:

Thistle Bloom