Lacy panels on the fronts and back of Madison and elbow sleeves give you a cardigan that can easily be worn 3 seasons. Although the original was knit of cotton for a spring and summer sweater, it looks equally good in wool. Add any number of buttons - the eyelet band on the right front means you don't have to do those pesky buttonholes. Just line your buttons up with the eyelets! BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY knit, purl, basic increases and decreases, yarn overs GAUGE 5 sts = 1" in stockinette with larger needle SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS FINISHED CHEST MEASUREMENTS: 36 (38, 40, 42, 44, 46, 48, 50, 52, 54, 56)"