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Chroma Cardigan

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First Finish

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The Perfect Fit Seamless Crazy Lace Cardigan taught by Myra Wood

A top-down raglan bolero is the perfect first sweater. Myra shows how to fit as you go and add crazy lace, the easiest lace knitting ever!

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Category Knitting
Type Clothing
Sizing Women
Style Traditional, Whimsical
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What materials did you use? Knitting needles,stitch markers, stitch dictionary, and tapestry needle

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What are you most proud of? When I finished the cardigan, I added a button band. It was first time I had added a button band. When I realized the cardigan was too short. I ripped out the button band and added about three more inches to the length then added an even nicer button band.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? I would use a yarn that has multiple plys. Chroma is a single ply yarn and it pills very quickly. I had worn it maybe three times when I notices the formation of pills on the sweater.

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Enjoy your sweater. It is beautiful!

11/26/2012 Flag

Pretty colours and lovely style. The last lace rows of the body - is the pattern an eyelet row and several rows of double ribbing finished by another eyelet row?Nice and simple pattern!

11/29/2012 Flag

That is lovely. Your sleeves look like they fit well. I want to try plain sleeves, but I lve the lacy sleeves as well. can't secide.

12/08/2012 Flag

I love the lace body and plain sleeves! Just beautiful.

01/14/2013 Flag

I like the plain sleeves and the way you returned to stockinette below the lace - the seed stitch edging fits well into the overall design as a result! Nice colors too.

02/03/2013 Flag