This classic cardigan sports violet motifs around the entire bottom edge, with a single motif at the top back. An option for a black cardigan with burgundy flowers is also provided. This is an easy to intermediate thread crochet project. The body is worked from the bottom up. The motifs on the bottom edge are worked in a connect-as-you-go technique, and the body of the cardigan is worked all the way around from the motifs up. The sleeves are added on and crocheted from the top down. The only seaming is the sleeve seam. Detailed charts are also included for reference for each of size. This pattern is written in U.S. terms. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY You should already know how to ch, sl st, sc, hdc and dc. Additional stitches are explained in the instructions. GAUGE Working in pattern: 9 3-dc groups = 4" across 8 3-dc rows = 3-3/4" Motif measures 3-1/8" square SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS The finished chest sizes are: 30-5/8", 33-3/4", 36-7/8", 40" and 43-1/8".