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Lakota Cardigan


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The Lakota Cardigan has a unique construction coupled with exquisite yarn make this piece a perfect addition to any wardrobe. With so many techniques used any crocheter will find this piece exciting. The design makes it easy to adjust measurements as you go just by adding or eliminating stitch repeats. It is made in two pieces then seamed together using an invisible join making it fun and easy. The collar and scallop edging add that little pop of color that is coordinated with the decorative button band at the back. NOTES Garment is made in two pieces from sleeve to middle then seamed together in an invisible join. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Single Crochet Double Crochet Chain GAUGE 20 sts and 8 rows = 4x4" (10x10 cm) in Lakota Lattice stitch pattern. SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Size: One Size Fits Most Finished Bust: 34 (38, 42, 46, 50, 54, 58) Inches [86.36 (96.52, 106.68, 116.84, 127, 137.16, 147.32) cm] To Fit Bust: 32 (36, 40, 44, 48, 52, 56) Inches [81.28 (91.44, 101.6, 111.76, 121.92, 132.08, 142.24) cm]

Supplies Needed

  • Yarn: Buffalo Gold Premium Fiber, 50g/183m/200yd, 90% buffalo down 10% nylon, MC: natural brown, 6 (6, 7, 9, 9, 10, 10), CC: burgundy, 1
  • Hook: US G (4mm) or size to obtain correct gauge
  • Notions: Stitch markers, tapestry needle, 2 matching buttons 1 1/4" (32mm), 3 sets of hook and eye closures, 1/2" grosgrain ribbon, matching sewing thread, sewing needle.

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Marly Bird
Marlaina 'Marly' Bird fled the world of financial services to launch a career in the yarn industry and she hasn't looked back since. To Marly, a bi-crafty girl who both knits and crochets, the yarn is the star, not how you work with it. She is the national spokesperson for Red Heart Yarns, hosts the YarnThing podcast, is the author of Cold Weather Crochet and I Can't Believe I'm Entrelac Knitting, and co-author of Knitting for Dummies, 3rd ed. You've seen her designs in Knitter's Magazine, Interweave Crochet, Knitscene, Love of Crochet, Love of Knitting, and in the books Knitter's Book of Socks, Unexpected Afghans, Simply Crochet, Lace Yarn Studio, Blueprint Crochet Sweaters, and Knitting Plus. Along with her designing and podcast, Marly has a successful YouTube channel where she teaches both knitting and crochet. On top of all that, Marly also has several online classes available with Creativebug and In her spare time, Marly is a wife to a very understanding husband, raises three kids, and because life was not crazy enough--has three dogs. For more about Marly, go to