Layercake

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Layercake Pattern

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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Category:

Knitting

Type:

Clothing

Fit:

Women

Item:

Sweater

Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Techniques & Skills Used: raglan construction, knit/purl, increasing/decreasing, cable CO, backwards loop CO.

Pattern Description:

A delicious cropped cardigan worked seamlessly from the top down, Layercake features raglan construction and narrow stripes. Long ribbed cuffs end three-quarter length sleeves and match the wide hem which defines the waist. The matching buttonband is picked up and worked along the deep V-neck. In confectionary hues or your favorite color combination, this sweet cardi is a light layer over any outfit.

Gauge:

Gauge: 22 st and 32 rows/4" in stockinette stitch, after blocking.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Size: 30 (32, 34, 36, 38, 40, 42, 44, 48, 52)" bust; shown in fourth size with 1" of positive ease

Materials:

  • Yarn: Madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light (100% superwash merino wool; 420 yards/100g), shown in Alizarin (MC) and Sugar Plum (CC). 2 (2, 2, 2, 2, 3, 3, 3, 3, 3) skeins MC and 1 (1, 1, 1, 1, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2) skeins CC, or approximately 600 (650, 700, 750, 800, 850, 900, 950, 1050, 1150) yards MC and 300 (325, 350, 375, 400, 425, 450, 475, 525, 600) yards CC of fingering weight yarn.

You Will Also Need:

  • Other Materials: US 5 (3.75mm) 32" circular needle or size to match gauge; Stitch markers (10); Stitch holders (2); Yarn needle; 1/2" buttons 8 (9, 9, 9, 9, 10, 10, 10, 11, 11); Matching sewing thread and needle.

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

madelinetosh tosh merino light

Colorway:

Alizarin, Sugar Plum

About Designer

About Designer

Jennifer Dassau on craftsy.com
The Knitting Vortex
by Jennifer Dassau
the Delaware River Valley, NJ USA
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Recovering attorney and emigree from Seventh Avenue, I like writing patterns almost as much as knitting them. Visit me at www.jenniferdassau.com

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