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Colette Cardigan


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Flattery will get you everywhere in this elegant Victorian-inspired cardigan! Lace trimmed 3/4 length sleeves make every charming gesture worthy of a second look whether sipping tea or hailing a cab. Vertical panels of lace form princess lines that slim and lengthen the torso. Buttonless styling may be worn open or closed with a favorite brooch or shawl pin. GAUGE 17 sts and 21 rows to 4" over stockinette st PREFERRED BRAND/YARN Cascade 128 COLORWAY Oceana

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Joan McGowan-Michael has been a professional fashion designer for more 25 years, styling garments for retailers as diverse as Frederick's of Hollywood and JC Penney. She founded her company, White Lies Designs, in 2001. It has since become the original go-to resource for lingerie patterns for hand knitting, and other romantic, vintage inspired knitwear styles in a wide range of sizes from petite to plus. Joan is a self-professed "fit geek" and incorporates dressmaker-style tailoring in many of her styles. You've seen her work in Big Girl Knits, Stitch & Bitch Nation, and The Best of Interweave Knits. She has appeared on DIY's Knitty Gritty and the PBS series Shay Pendray's Needlework Studio. Her book, "Knitting Lingerie Style," was released in May 2007 by STC Publishing.