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Sazerac

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Sazerac
Sazerac
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Sazerac

Pattern Description:

If you loved my Knitty pattern Girl Friday, you'll adore Sazerac. Named after the classic American cocktail, Sazerac is a relaxed fit cardigan with great details. Knit-in pockets, set-in cuffed sleeves, and a generous knit-in shawl collar. Body is knit in one piece to the armholes, and then split for fronts and back.

Shown in Lorna's Laces Shepherd Sport in colorway "Spats". Sazerac uses a simple brioche variation combined with garter stitch, which work beautifully with multi-color yarns as well as solids. Uses 1600 (1800, 2000, 2200, 2400, 2600, 2900) yards sport weight yarn.

Gauge:

20 sts and 40 rows = 4" in Garter Stitch and Garter Brioche Stitch, after blocking.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Finished Size: 32 1/4 (36, 39 1/2, 44 1/4, 48, 52 3/4, 56 1/4)" bust circumference.
  • Finished sizing is measured with the cardigan fronts overlapping. Sazerac is intended to fit with 2-4" of positive ease.

Materials:

  • Lorna's Laces Shepherd Sport or Sportmate in Spats color
  • 1600 (1800, 2000, 2200, 2400, 2600, 2900) yards

You Will Also Need:

  • 32" circular US size 5 (3.75mm), body and edgings.
  • stitch markers in at least two colors, scrap yarn, tapestry needle, blocking supplies.

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Lorna's Laces Shepherd Sport or Sportmate

Colorway:

Spats


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Intermediate
Knitting
Clothing
Women
Sweater
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My background in fiber arts began as a kid in Connecticut, sewing and crafting, and grew into a pursuit of a degree in fiber arts from the Savannah College of Art and Design (B.F.A. Fibers, 1999). ...

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