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Baby Venus Cardigan


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  • Short Rows

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A vertically striped, seamless cardigan, knit sideways in one piece. Speedy and great fun to knit. It utilizes short-rows, tubular cast-on onto two needles, grafting using waste yarn and a neck insertion. Minimal finishing required. Once the first short rows are established, the sequence is designed to be logical and easy to remember. See the Venus Rising Cardigan for the adult version of this cozy sweater! This project is also available as a kit from my website. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Navajo triple-ply knitting tubular cast-on short rows grafting GAUGE 11 sts x 19 rows=4" in stocking stitch SUGGESTED YARN 600 meters of Fingering weight PREFERRED BRAND/YARN Kauni Effektgarn

Recommended with this pattern

  • 6.5 mm circular needle (at least 80cm long)
  • 8 mm circular needle or dpns
  • 3 buttons

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Lucy Neatby
A former navigation officer for British cargo ships, Lucy Neatby now finds herself submerged in the fabulous world of fiber. Whether designing, writing or instructing, she strives to bring out the true fun in knitting. Her website, Lucy Neatby Designs, is no different. Lucy is also the face behind a series of instructional DVDs, Learn with Lucy, and the author of popular books, including Cool Socks Warm Feet, Cool Knitters Finish in Style and A Little Book of BIG Holes for Hand-Knitters.