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Star Gazing


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  • Lace

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Start Gazing is a light summer cardigan worked in delicate sport weight yarn to wrap around you for a romantic and flattering look. The large oversized lace collar frames the face and adds an air of sophistication to a simple top-down cardigan. The cardigan is worked in one piece, with the collar worked at the same time as the body. The yoke uses traditional raglan shaping, for an easily to customize fit. The length of both the sleeves and the body is easily adaptable to your individual preferences as well. **Sizing**: Bust (recommended bust size): 34 (37, 39, 42, 45, 48, 51)" *Note on fit: the fronts are overlapping by over 6" on each side of the cardigan, but the back and sleeves are worked for the recommended bust size, with about 4" in total ease.* Bust (finished garment): 38 (40, 43, 453/4, 483/4, 51, 533/4)" Sample size made is 40" bust with wearer about 34" bust. **Yarn requirements**: 1240 (1370, 1500, 1630, 1770, 1900, 2030) yards of sport weight yarn. Sample shows Knitpicks Galileo (sport weight, 50% Merino Wool, 50% Viscose from Bamboo, 131 yds per 50 gr) in color "pearl". BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Increase/decrease Knit in the round Pick up stitches Work lace from written instructions GAUGE 24 sts and 32 rows = 4" in stockinette st, blocked. SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS XS (S, M, L, XL, 2X, 3X) Bust (recommended bust size): 34 (37, 39, 42, 45, 48, 51)" SUGGESTED YARN 1300 yards of Sport weight PREFERRED BRAND/YARN Knitpicks Galileo COLORWAY Pearl

Recommended with this pattern

  • US size 4 (3.5mm) circular 32 inches or longer
  • US size 4 (3.5mm) DPNs (optional)
  • 1240 (1370, 1500, 1630, 1770, 1900, 2030) yards of sport weight yarn

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I have been designing since 2008 and started being more professionally interested during the year 2010. I focus my designs on my own selfish interests: garments and accessories for boys (or unisex, of course), women and occasionally men. Find all of my patterns on my website: Follow my progress and stop to leave a comment or suggestion on my blog!