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A light weight cardigan knit with fingering weight yarn on larger-than-normal needles, Illyria is worked from hem up in one piece to the armholes. After shoulders are seamed stitches are picked up for the ¾-length sleeves, and worked in short rows to the underarm, then in the round to the cuff. A single column of simple lace panels decorates cardigan fronts and sleeves. A double column of lace spirits its way up the center of the back.

Finished sizes: 35, 38, 40.5, 43.75 (47, 50, 52.5, 55.75) in; 88.9, 96.5, 102.9, 111.1 (119.4, 127, 133.4, 141.6) cm.

To fit bust sizes: 2 inches smaller.

Gauge: 20 sts and 25 rows to 10 cm in st st

Skills: k2tog, k3tog, ssk, s1-k2tog-psso, s2-k1-p2sso, YO, double YO, m1l, m1r, short rows, knitting in the round, wrapped stitches.

Buttons: Eight 1/2 in (1.3 cm).

Other supplies: At least 8 stitch markers (4 each from 2 different sets, or that are somehow easily distinguishable from each other), 2 stitch holders.

Stitch patterns: Charted and written.

Independent Designer
Fiber Dreams
Yarn Weight
Fingering, Sport
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Short circulars or DPNs required for sleeves. Set in sleeves are knit in the round from the top down.

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