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Postal Coastal Cardi

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Personal variation of Rocky Coast Cardi

Created in this Craftsy class

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, Classic, Casual
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What materials did you use? Elsebeth Lavold Cool Wool - very soft combination of cotton and wool (machine washable!) Sizes 10.5, 7 and 5 Denise Circular needles

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What are you most proud of? That I was able to change a too loose neckline into a nice fitting collar.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? If you see a pattern you like, you can always use the stitch pattern using your own measurements and the worksheets to make your own. To avoid "holes" at the raglan seams, I used a M1R and M1L increase rather than a yarn-over. Also, don't be afraid to go several sizes of needle to do a snugger ribbing. Unless you want loose ribbing at the cuffs, collar and lower band, you'll be pleased with the results,

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looks warm and cozy. I like the stitch pattern

01/12/2013 Flag

This awesome! I love it!

02/03/2013 Flag

I'm a cardigan girl so always on the look out for new ideas. Love your modifications to the top down lace cardi. Thanks for sharing. Think I'll give it a try.

10/12/2013 Flag

Did start with the collar or add it afterwards?

11/30/2013 Flag

The collar was added afterwards. I began the pattern just like it was instructed.

12/13/2013 Flag