Persephone is a delightful cardigan with textured stripes, 3/4 length sleeves and button front. The classic shape is instantly enhanced with the fabulous elongated hem which creates a panel detail at the front and gathered skirt effect at the back. Persephone is one of those garments that has the ‘wow’ factor in it’s construction! Originally designed as an item ideally suited to the confident novice, Persephone becomes an accomplished, professional looking cardigan very easily. Knitted in one piece there is little finishing needed, so you can soon wear this with confidence and style.
Tension: 16 sts and 23 rows to 10 cm square over Stocking Stitch using 6 mm needles (circular needles are recommended as there are many stitches at one point).
Photographed in the colour Alpaca Storm (Dark Grey) and knitted in Purl Alpaca Designs 100% pure alpaca Medium yarn. Named after Persephone the alpaca.
A suggested substitute yarn is shown below.