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Rubine - hat & cardigan set


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  • Lace

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The top / cardigan has top-down SEAMLESS construction - no sewing required except for weaving loose ends. The top can be worn both as a top with button closure at back, or as a short-sleeve cardigan with button closure at front. The hat is knitted in the round, no seams and sewing required. This is a quick 3 - 4 hour project; great for last minute gifts. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY knit, purl, work simple lace GAUGE 21 sts and 26 rows = 4" x 4" in St st. 20 sts and 30 rows = 4" x 4" in Lace patt. SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS One size - to fit American Girl or any 18" doll.

Supplies Needed

  • 135yd/ 142m any medium weight (worsted) yarn.
  • Shown in Caron Simply Soft (100% Acrylic) in color #9748 rubine red.
  • One pair of US size #6 (4mm) needles OR SIZE TO OBTAIN CORRECT GAUGE

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Simona Merchant-Dest Designs
Simona Merchant-Dest Designs
I have been published in a variety of national and international magazines and books and design for select yarn companies. I am a co-author of The Art of Seamless Knitting (Interweave, 2013). I had worked as a head designer and project coordinator for Mission Falls yarn booklets, and as a technical designer for a fashion designer Anna Cohen for Imperial Knits Collection.