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Precious Heirloom Cardigan


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  • Lace

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A true heirloom piece begins with luxury fibers---Angora! Simple bobbles start the pattern while beginning lace is introduced in this bottom up and sleeve down construction--which nicely eliminates all seams! Adding pearl buttons complete this Angelic look. Copyright 2011 Lisa Ellis Designs. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY basic lace knit, purl pick up sts GAUGE 4.5 sts and 6 rows = 4" 18 sts and 24 rows = 10cm SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS 20.25 (22.5, 24.75, 26.75)" finished chest 10.5 (11.5, 13.5, 14.5)" finished length child's sizes 6-9 mth (9-12 mths, 12-18 mths 2-3 years)

Supplies Needed

  • 275 (310, 375, 460) sts of Aran weight wool/angora blend yarn
  • US 8 (5mm) straight, 16" circular needles and dpns
  • 3 (3, 4, 4) 1/2" buttons

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