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Duchess Cardigan


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Duchess is a flowing, romantic cardigan with cable detailing at the back and unusual draped front. This creates a soft outline, enhancing the feminine shape. Duchess is a perfect compliment to wear with dresses and skirts in the summer, although she is equally ideal for roll neck jumpers and jeans for the autumn/winter season. Between 900-1150 yards depending on size BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Knit Purl increase decrease cabling GAUGE 18sts and 24 rows to 10cm square over Stocking Stitch SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS X-Small: UK sizes 4-6, to fit approx 73cm/29? bust Small: UK sizes 8-10, to fit approx 83cm/33? bust Medium: UK sizes 12-14, to fit approx 93cm/37? bust Large: UK sizes 16-18, to fit approx 102.5cm/41? bust X-Large: UK sizes 20-22, to fit approx 112cm/44? bust PREFERRED BRAND/YARN Purl Alpaca Fine COLORWAY Photographed in ivory

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Kari-Helene is a Norwegian born knitwear designer with a degree in Fashion Design from Kingston University. She has worked for several publishers, magazines and designers before starting Purl Alpaca Designs with Tracy in 2007. Tracy has a diverse background that includes actress, candle maker and legal assistant before becoming an alpaca breeder in 2007. She decided to utilize the gorgeous alpaca fibre and started producing British alpaca yarn. Together, Tracy and Kari-Helene make Purl Alpaca Designs and their skills combined produce luxurious hand knitted designer pieces for you to wear and treasure for years to come.