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Lilac Cardi

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Lilac Cardi

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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 Romantic, Casual
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What materials did you use? Lily Sugar 'n Cream cotton, color--Soft Violet

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What are you most proud of? That I got good with circular needles. I hold my straight needles in a weird way, with the end resting in the crook of the top of my leg while my feet are up on the coffee table, Then I can grip it & keep it stationary while my right-hand needle does all the moving--it's fast & efficient. So that quirk was out with the circulars.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Consider this a valuable basic that you can make a zillion different kinds of tops & sweaters with from now on.

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What yarn did you use for this projects?

06/10/2013 Flag

It's Lily Sugar 'n Cream worsted cotton--the kind used a lot for dish cloths. Color is Soft Violet. It's very inexpensive. I used it for my first 2 cardigans to get in practice. It's really soft. I won't use it again because I love the high quality yarns, but still I'm very happy with it.

06/10/2013 Flag

How many skeins/yards you needed for this cute project?

07/08/2013 Flag

Hi Yolanda...I used less than 4 balls, closer to 3. Each is 120 yards. Top is about a size medium.

07/14/2013 Flag

Hi Yolanda...I used less than 4 balls, closer to 3. Each is 120 yards. The top is about a size medium.

07/14/2013 Flag

So pretty! I just love the length of your cap sleeve. That would be universally flattering. Did you just finish them off where the underarm comes together?

07/07/2015 Flag

This is gorgeous. The color is beautiful and the stitch patterns are lovely!

07/16/2015 Flag