Green Chai Cardi

Broomstick lace and shells combine in this short-sleeved cardigan. And the top down construction allows you to customize the length of this crocheted cardigan.

Designer: Jill Hanratty

 

Finished Size: 35½ (38½, 41, 45, 47½, 50½)” bust circumference, buttoned. Garment shown measures 35½”, modeled with 1½” ease.

Yarn: Madelinetosh Tosh Merino DK (100% superwash merino; 225 yd [206 m]/3½ oz [100 g]): thyme, 4 (5, 5, 6, 6, 7) skeins.

Hook Sizes: G/6 (4 mm), H/8 (5 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

Notions: Size 19 (15 mm) knitting needle or other 5⁄8″ diameter tool for broomstick technique; yarn needle; three ¾” buttons.

Gauge: 16 sts and 24 rows = 4″ in sc with smaller hook; 4 reps and 10 rows = 4″ in broomstick patt with larger hook; 3 reps and 10 rows = 4″ in shell patt with smaller hook.

 

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