Cape May Lace Cardigan


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Independent Designer
Nancy Eiseman
Yarn Weight:
DK | Light Worsted
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Skill Level:
Featured Yarn:
Madelinetosh Tosh DK


A loose gauge and simple lace stitch make for an open and breezy look. The lace stitch adds elegance and vintage charm.

This cardigan is worked from the top down in one piece. The sleeves are picked up at the armholes and worked top down and in the round. The front bands and neck edges are picked up and worked at the end.

This pattern uses a provisional cast-on and it uses short rows to shape the shoulders and sleeve caps.

Sizes XS (S, M, L, XL, XXL, XXXL) Bust measurements of the garment when buttoned: 32 (36, 40, 44, 48, 52, 56) inches, [81 (91, 102, 112, 122, 132, 142) cm.] Size S is shown on model in photo.

Yarn: Madelinetosh, Tosh DK (100% superwash merino wool); 100g/225 yards (206meters). Paper: 4 (4, 4, 5, 5, 6, 6) skeins.

Or use any yarn of similar weight that achieves gauge 721 (799, 883, 998, 1091, 1227, 1310) yards [659 (731, 807, 913, 998, 1122, 1198) meters].

Yarn Note: The yarn used is typically worked with smaller needles for a gauge of