Eyelets, ribbing, and buttons combine to create an elegant cardigan, perfect for afternoon tea or a night at the theatre. This cardigan is knit in pieces from the bottom up and seamed at the sides and shoulders. Wide ribbing in the body adds subtle shaping. Sleeves are set in and feature buttoned cuffs. Eyelet rib trims the hem and center fronts, and rolled stockinette, with button loop tabs, finishes the edge. Add handmade or purchased buttons for the final touch. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Techniques include yarn overs, decreases, make 1 increases, sloped bind off, and grafting stockinette stitches. Other techniques - tab buttonholes, back neck edging - are fully explained in the pattern. GAUGE 24 stitches/29 rows = 4" in Main Rib, slightly stretched. SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Finished Size: Bust - 32 (34, 36, 38, 40, 42)(44, 46, 48, 50, 52, 54)". Length - 22.5 (22.5, 23, 23, 24, 24)(24.5, 24.5, 25.5, 25.5, 26, 26)". Intended to be worn with 0-2" ease.