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Knitting Pattern for a Summer weight 'twinset' of cardigan and bralette tank top in a cool blend of linen, cotton and natural silk DK / 8Ply yarn.
Cardigan has 3/4 length lace patterned sleeves and a contrast colour for button band, hem and cuffs. Knitted construction is made in pieces from bottom up and seamed at sides and sleeves.
The Bralette tank top is worked on circular needles in-the-round in a textured lace pattern and stocking stitch then divided to shape the fronts. Finish with contrast colour edging, sewing shoulder straps and a twisted cord to thread through the textured body under the bust for a more fitted look.
Four sizes with approximate finished measurement from 87cm to 103cm.
Sized to fit adults, approximately - to fit chest (cm) - 80cm to 103cm.
Gauge: 22 stitches and 30 rows = 10cm in stocking stitch using a 4mm needle.
Approx. yardage: (Cardigan) Main Colour 8 (8, 9, 9) and Contrast Colour: 1 ball for every size x 50g balls (based on 120 metres per 50 gram hank or ball).
(Bralette version) Main Colour: 2 (3, 3, 4) 50g balls and Contrast Colour: 1 ball for every size.
Needles sizes: 4mm. Also 3.75mm and 3.25mm x 80cm circular needle.
Also requires 5 buttons for Cardigan, stitch markers and tapestry wool needle for sewing up.
Designed in Rosarios 4 Principe Real DK/8Ply (50% Linen, 36% Cotton and 14% Natural Silk) or suitable for any DK/ 8 Ply wool yarn. Cardigan Pictured in shade 21 Pink & 43 Sky Blue. Bralette Tank Top shown in 43 Sky Blue & 21 Pink.
Naturally Yarns Printed Leaflet pattern.