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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Secrecy

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knitting, Purling, Casting on, Binding off, Lace Knitting

Pattern Description:

Secrecy is a petite, figure hugging cardigan with a beautiful lace motif on the back.

It is simple to knit, with seamless top down construction using the contiguous method developed by Susie Myers that allows you to try it on as you go and adjust the size as needed for a perfect fit.

The pattern provides instructions for both a cropped and longer version.


22 sts and 32 rows per 4 [10cm] in stockinette stitch on the larger needles after blocking with TWO STRANDS OF YARN HELD TOGETHER.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 28 (30, 32, 34, 36, [38, 40, 42], 44, 46, 48, 50)
  • The cardigan is designed with zero to small amount of negative ease. If you would like the sweater to be less fitted (like the sample), choose one size larger than your usual bust measurement. The sample shown is 32" [80cm] with 2" [5cm] positive ease.


  • 950 -2580 yards of lace weight yarn that knits up to gauge with TWO STRANDS OF YARN HELD TOGETHER. Amounts given are for the cropped version. Please add approx. 350 yards of yarn for the longer version.
  • US 3 [3.25mm] 47 [120cm] & 32 [80cm] circular needles or DPNs
  • US 4 [3.5mm] 47 [120cm] & 32 [80cm] circular needles or DPNs
  • Cable needle (CN)
  • 4 stitch markers
  • hook & eye closure

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Malabrigo Yarn Silkpaca
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About the designer

My name is Hanna Maciejewska.
I live near Torun, Poland.
I am a wife to a supportive and loving husband and a mother to the most beautiful and amazing girl.

I fell in love with knitting as a ...

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