ABBEY CARDI­GAN

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GAUGE

An­niesYarnShop.com Work­ing in pat­tern: 8 sts plus 7 ch- 1 sps = 4 inches; 10 pat­tern rows = 4 inches Take time to check gauge.

PAT­TERN NOTES

Cardi­gan is worked in 1 piece with min­i­mal con­struc­tion. Chain- 4 at be­gin­ning of row counts as first dou­ble cro­chet and chain- 1 un­less oth­er­wise stated. Chain- 1 at be­gin­ning of row counts as a chain in fi­nal stitch count un­less oth­er­wise stated. When work­ing in pat­tern, all clus­ters will line up over dou­ble cro­chets and all dou­ble cro­chets will line up over clus­ters, ex­cept for the be­gin­ning stitches used for in­creas­ing. Ev­ery other dou­ble cro­chet/ clus­ter row will go up by 2 stitches un­til arm­hole split.

SPE­CIAL STITCH

Clus­ter ( cl): Hold­ing back last lp of each st on hook, 3 dc in in­di­cated st or sp ( see il­lus­tra­tions A and B), yo, draw through all 4 lps on hook ( see il­lus­tra­tion C).

CARDI­GAN

Body

Row 1 ( WS): Ch 46 [ 58, 66, 82, 98, 110, 122], sc in 2nd ch from hook ( sk ch does not count as a ch sp), [ch 1, sk next ch, sc in next ch] across, turn. ( 23 [ 29, 33, 41, 49, 55, 61] sc, 22 ( 28, 32, 40, 48, 54, 60] ch sps) Row 2 (inc row): Ch 4 ( see Pat­tern Notes), dc in first sc, ch 1, sk next ch- 1 sp and st, cl ( see Spe­cial Stitch) in next ch- 1 sp, [ch 1, sk next sc, dc in next ch- 1 sp, ch 1, sk next sc, cl in next ch- 1 sp] across to last sc, ch 1, (dc, ch 1, dc) in last sc, turn. ( 25 [ 31, 35, 43, 51, 57, 63] sts, 24 [ 30, 34, 42, 50, 56, 62] chs) Row 3: Ch 1 (see Pat­tern Notes), sc in first ch-1 sp, *ch 1, sk next st, sc in next ch-1 sp, rep from * across, sc in 3rd ch of beg ch-4, turn. Row 4: Ch 4, sk first 2 sc, cl in next ch- 1 sp, ch 1, sk next sc, * dc in next ch- 1 sp, ch 1, sk next sc, cl in next ch- 1 sp, ch 1, sk next sc, rep from * across, dc in beg ch- 1, turn. Row 5: Ch 1, sc in first st, ch 1, sk next ch- 1 sp and next st, sc in next ch- 1 sp, * ch 1, sk next st, sc in next ch- 1 sp, rep from * across, sc in 3rd ch of beg ch- 4, turn. Row 6 (inc row): Ch 4, dc in first sc, ch 1, sk next sc, dc in next ch- 1 sp, ch 1, sk next sc, * cl in next ch- 1 sp, ch 1, sk next sc, dc in next ch- 1 sp, ch 1, sk next sc, rep from * across, (dc, ch 1, dc) in beg ch- 1, turn. ( 27 [ 33, 37, 45, 53, 59, 65] sts, 26 [ 32, 36, 44, 52, 58, 64] chs) Row 7: Ch 8, sl st in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across ( Left Front Panel added), sc in

This clas­sic, vin­tage-style lace cardi­gan fits beau­ti­fully with ei­ther for­mal or ca­sual wear. A flat­ter­ing longer back length and cut-away front hem give it a more mod­ern look.

FIN­ISHED SIZES

In­struc­tions given fit woman’s size small; changes for medium, large, X- large and 2X- large are in [ ].

FIN­ISHED MEA­SURE­MENT

Bust: 321/2 inches ( small) [ 371/2 inches ( medium), 421/2 inches ( large), 471/2 inches ( X- large), 521/2 inches ( 2X- large)]

MA­TE­RI­ALS

• Omega Sin­fo­nia light ( DK) weight cot­ton yarn ( 31/2 oz/ 218 yds/ 100g per skein):

5 skeins # 883 co­ral • Size D/ 3/ 3.25mm cro­chet hook or size needed to ob­tain gauge • Tapestry nee­dle

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