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the Delaware River Valley, NJ USA

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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River Union Cardi

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : River Union Cardi
River Union Cardi
River Union Cardi
River Union Cardi
River Union Cardi
River Union Cardi

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Techniques & Skills Used: provisional CO, knit/purl, increasing, picking up stitches; instructions include a photo tutorial for the buttonholes.

Pattern Description:

Wide sleeves and a cropped silhouette bring stylish attitude to the River Union Cardi. Deep ribbing defines the waist for a fitted shape, and the three-quarter length balances out the fullness of the sleeves. Knit seamlessly from the top down with raglan shaping, it's a fast knit with a fresh feel.

Gauge:

Gauge: 16 st and 24 rows/4" in stockinette stitch with larger needle, after blocking.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Garment Measurements: Bust & Hip: 32.5 (35, 37.5, 40.5, 43.5, 47.5, 50.5)". Sleeve length from neck: 17.5 (18.25, 18.5, 19, 19.25, 19.75, 20)". Length: 18.5 (19, 19.25, 19.75, 20, 21, 22)".

Materials:

  • Yarn: Berocco Pure Merino (100% extra fine merino; 92 yards/50g); 7 (8, 8, 9, 9, 10, 10) skeins, shown in #8568 Teal. This yarn has been discontinued; see Designer's Notes for suggested substitutions.

You Will Also Need:

  • Other Materials: US 8 (5mm) 32" circular needle; US 6 (4mm) 32" circular needle for picking up stitches; Stitch markers (10); Stitch holders; Scrap yarn; Yarn needle; 3/4" buttons, 6 (6, 6, 6, 6, 6, 7); Matching sewing thread and needle.


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