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CASTELLANA - a slightly fitted classic lady's cardigan in a casual design. The pattern is in elastic ribbed stitches - purl and knit. The rib bottom body is splitting at both sides and the ribbed cuffs are wide. The in-set sleeves with the shaped sleeve-cap give the garment a super fit. The model is worked from right front to left front without side seams. The neck band as well as the front bands are narrow with buttonholes for small buttons down along the right front. Worked flat. Detailed written pattern. Interesting work.
This model is suitable for all age groups and figures.
Required skill level from 1 (basic) to 5 (advanged): 3↑.
Sizes: small - medium - large - xlarge.
The measurements given troughout the pattern are all in cm as well as inches.
Further details and information about yarn
Sizes in the pattern: small - medium - large - xlarge
Measurements of the garment:
Bust: 86 cm - 96 cm - 106 cm - 118 cm (in: 33¾ - 37¾ - 41¾ - 46½)
Length: 54 cm - 55 cm - 58 cm - 60 cm (in: 21¼ - 21¾ - 22¾ - 23½)
Yarn: this model calls for a 4-ply fingering weight wool, 50 g = ca. 200 meters. To use in total 350 - 400 - 450 - 550 g.
The original model was made in BABY, 100 % merino wool, from Campolmi Roberto Filati in Florence, Italy.
For further information regarding pattern and yarn - please make contact here.
Needles: No 2½ mm and 3 mm.
Accessories: small buttons.
Tension/gauge in plain knitting: 26 sts on needles no 3 mm = 10 cm (4 in).
Suggestions of yarn alternatives: Jamieson and Smith 2-ply Jumperweight, ROWAN Fine Tweed, PATONS Merino Extrafine 4-ply, LANG YARNS Merino 200 Bebe, Malabrigo Sock, Cascade 220 Fingering, MONDIAL Decatì.
More patterns for a 4-ply wool - look here.
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