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sea sand cardigan

sea sand cardigan

from 110.00

the Sea Side cardigan is designed by Carrie Bostick Hoge for Anthology 3 and uses Le Gros Lambswool by Biches & Bûches.

the wool : it is the biches & bûches "le gros lambswool", a natural and 100% lambswool from scotland.

needle sizes
• One 32" [80 cm] circular needle (circ) each in sizes US 6 and 7 [4 and 4.5 mm]
• One spare circ in size US 7 [4.5 mm]
• One set double-pointed needles (dpns) each in sizes US 5, 6, and 7 [3.75 mm , 4 mm, and 4.5 mm]
• One pair of needles each in sizes US 6 and 7 [4 and 4.5 mm] (for optional pockets)
Or size to obtain gauge

notions
• stitch markers (m)
• cable needle (cn)
• stitch holders or waste yarn
• tapestry needle

gauge
16 sts and 24 rows = 4" [10 cm] in Simple texture pattern with larger needle, after blocking.

kit sizes : we have made a kit for each size : 36 (40, 44, 48, 52, 56)" [91.5 (101.5, 111.5, 122, 132, 142) cm]
pattern sizes : all the above sizes are detailed on the pattern !

the biches & bûches knitting kit : your kit contains the wool in the chosen colors and for the chosen model size + the little biches & bûches knitting pouch. The pattern is not included in this yarn kit, but you can find the pattern book here.

skill level : 2 out of 5
techniques : knit stitch + purl stitch + short rows + slip stitches (everything is of course explained in the pattern !)
construction : the cardigan is knit flat, bottom up in three pieces and the sleeves are worked top down and in the round.

dimensions of the finished cardigan : 
bust circumference 36 (40, 44, 48, 52, 56)" [91.5 (101.5, 111.5, 122, 132, 142) cm]
shown in size 44" [111.5 cm]
suggested ease: Positive 8–14" [20.5–35.5 cm]

how to determine your size : you can take your favorite knitted cardigan, worked in a yarn similar to the one you are considering, and measure its dimensions. it may not have the exact same shape, but it will give you an idea of the size to choose !

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you can see all colors of le gros lambswool  here

you can see all colors of le gros lambswool here

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