the Fleur cardigan is designed by Carrie Bostick Hoge for Anthology 3 and uses le cashmere & lambswool by biches & bûches.
photos : Carrie Bostick Hoge, Madder
the wool : it is the biches & bûches " le cashmere & lambswool", a 12.5% cashmere and 87.5% lambswool from scotland.
• One 32" circular (circ) in sizes US 2, 3 and 4 [2.75 mm, 3.25 mm, and 3.5 mm]
• One set of five double-pointed needles (dpns) in sizes US 3 and 4 [3.25 mm and 3.5 mm]
Or size to obtain gauge
• stitch markers (m)
• three ½" [1.5 cm] buttons
• tapestry needle
24 sts and 33 rows = 4" [10 cm] in stockinette stitch with largest needles, after blocking.
kit sizes : we have made a kit for each size : 34¾ (36, 39¼, 42¾, 46, 49¼, 52¾, 56, 59¼)" [88 (91.5, 100, 108.5, 117, 125, 134, 142, 150.5) cm]
pattern sizes : all the above sizes are detailed in 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 + increasing + decreasing (everything is of course explained in the pattern !)
construction : the cardigan body is worked from the top down, back and forth in rows in one piece and the sleeves are worked in the round to the cuff.
dimensions of the finished cardigan :
bust circumference 34¾ (36, 39¼, 42¾, 46, 49¼, 52¾, 56, 59¼)" [88 (91.5, 100, 108.5, 117, 125, 134, 142, 150.5) cm]
shown in size 36" [91.5 cm]
suggested ease: Positive 1–4" [2.5–10.25 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 ! a pullover in thin wool is often designed a little loose, so it is best to choose a slightly larger than smaller size, and the designs in biches & bûches yarns are most often not intended to be worn tight <3