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Category Knitting
Type Clothing
Sizing Women
Style Classic, Traditional, Casual, Retro / Vintage
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What was your source for this knitting project? Online Photo or Website
Name of website or photo River Tweed

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What materials did you use? Red Barn Yarns Worsted (85% wool, 15% mohair); 190 yds/175 m/100 gr. Color: Summer Night Sky (dark blue). 8 (8, 10, 11, 12, 13 , 14, 14) skeins. US #8 (or size needed to achieve gauge), five #8 US dpns, US #7, US #9. Eight 3/4" buttons; stitch holders; seven stitch markers; tapestry needle; cable needle.

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What are you most proud of? Figuring out the right number of ribs and how to make them work for both the raglan shaping and the waist cables took a surprising amount of time and effort. In the end, though, I figured it out and this is actually quite an easy knit.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? The cables are supposed to sit right at the natural waist. Take your blocked gauge into consideration when deciding exactly where to place them. Also, there's a lot of stretch in this cardigan so don't make it too big!

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05/29/2015 Flag

Beautiful color and design.

06/25/2015 Flag

It is a beautiful cardigan. I love it!!!!

06/26/2015 Flag

How can I get the pattern?

06/26/2015 Flag

I love the look of this cardigan. It is stylish and I can't wait to knit it

08/19/2015 Flag