Gitane, the Sea Green version
This pattern is also available as a kit containing both pattern and wool. For more information see:
[Renaissance Dyeing Gitane kits]
This cropped cardigan is knitted from side to side in two parts and joined together in the mid back afterwards.
Using just 150 g of naturally dyed fine lace-weight merino from Renaissance Dyeing -
in five colours
2 Hanks - 250m, Sea Green
1 Hank - 250m each: Beech Green, Lemon, Light Lilac,
Light Blue Grey
The instructions are the same for all sizes, small-medium-large.
Knitting needles 2,75 mm to 3,25 mm are used to create the correct size.
Suggested needle sizes
Size small: use 2,75 mm needles (US 2)
Size medium: use 3 mm needles (US 2 ½)
Size large: use 3,25 mm needles (US 3 )
To fit bust:
small: 86 cm (33,86 inch) - medium 91 cm (35,83 inch) -
large 97 cm (38,58 inch)
In the pictures:
Sea Green Gitane is knitted with 3,25 mm needles: size large or with a oversised look with only three buttons in front