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VILLAROSA - a beautiful slightly fitted zippped woollen cardigan. The collar in the matching/contrasting shade B is made in a ribbed pattern. The zip is fastened between 2 bands hiding the zip - also on the back side. The sleeve caps are shaped as "saddles" to optimize the fit and comfort.
Detailed written pattern with the charts. Worked flat from one front opening across the back to the other front on circular needles. A very enjoyable work!
Required skill level from 1 (basic) to 5 (advanged): 4.
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 included in the pattern: small - medium - large - xlarge
Measurements of the cardigan:
Bust: 90 cm - 98 cm - 108 cm - 122 cm (in: 35½ - 38½- 42½ - 48)
Length: 64 cm - 64 cm - 66 cm - 67 cm (in: 25¼ - 25¼ - 26 - 26½)
Yarn: this model calls for a 4-ply fingering weight wool, 50 g = ca. 200 meters. To use in total 500 - 550 - 650 - 750 g divided in 400 - 450 - 550 - 650 g in colour A (here slate grey) and 100 g in col. B (collar - here black).
The original model has been made in BABY, 100 % merino wool, from Campolmi Roberto Filati in Florence, Italy.
For further information regarding pattern and yarn - please make contact here.
Accessory: a divisible zip.
Needles: no 2½ and 3 mm.
Tension/gauge in stocking st: 26 sts on needles no 3 mm = 10 cm (4 in).
Suggestions of yarn alternatives: Jamieson's Shetland Spindrift, 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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