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#133 High Low Glamorous Cardigan

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#133 High Low Glamorous Cardigan
#133 High Low Glamorous Cardigan

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • The pattern involves working lace, incs, decs, and working short rows.

Pattern Description:

Glam up your wardrobe with this little number! Sequins are easily knit in throughout the fabric with the Disco Lights yarn from Tilli Tomas. The end result is a shimmery, beautiful cardigan that catches the light and everyone’s compliments!

This is a top-down design featuring lots of pretty detailing. The neckband and fronts are in Garter stitch, a nicely textured background that allows the sequins to sparkle. The front ties are simple Garter stitch bands knit out from the front of the cardigan.

The back is in Stockinette stitch, with a nipped in waist and lace detail.

The bottom of the cardigan is higher in front and curves lower in back for a wonderfully flattering and unique touch.

Sleeves can be left short (see photo on next page) or knit to an elegant bracelet length, with a very open lace panel running down the center.

Knit this beauty using the fancy Tilli Tomas yarn – which comes in other glamorous colors like Jade or American Beauty (a rich red with so much depth of color!).

Gauge:

14 sts = 3" [7.5 cm] and 22 rows = 4" [10 cm] in St st on larger needle

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • APPROXIMATE FINISHED BUST MEASUREMENTS: 29 (32 ½, 37, 40 ¼, 44 ¾, 49, 52 ½)” [73.5 (82.5, 94, 102, 113.5, 124.5, 133.5) cm]. TO FIT SIZES: XS (S, M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X) or Bust Sizes 28-30 (32-34, 36-38, 40-42, 44-46, 48-50, 52-54)" [71-76 (81.5-86.5, 91.5-96.5, 101.5-106.5, 112-117, 122-127, 132-137) cm].

Materials:

  • Tilli Tomas Disco Light (100% Spun Silk w/Sequins; 3.5 oz/100 g [225 yds/206 m] per ball): For SHORT-SLEEVE Version: 2 (3, 3, 3, 4, 4, 4) hanks in Natural. For BRACELET-LENGTH SLEEVE Version: 3 (3, 4, 4, 5, 6, 6) hanks in Natural.

You Will Also Need:

  •  Size 9 [5.5 mm] 24" or longer circular knitting needle OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE (there are too many sts when working the cardigan to fit on straight needles)  Size 7 [4.5 mm] 24” circular knitting needle OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE  Size 9 [5.5 mm] set of DPNs OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE (for working SLEEVES in the round)  Stitch markers in 2 colors  Row counter  Small stitch holders (or safety pins for holding only 5 sts)  Scrap yarn or spare circular needles to use as stitch holders  Yarn tapestry needle


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My knitting designs are all about feminine details, like lace and lovely textures, fitted shapes, and pretty finishings! All my designs can be found at SweaterBabe.com.

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