Silver Girl is a glamorous, tunic length cardigan with herringbone borders on sleeves and hems. This sport-weight cardigan is a top-down seamless knit with simultaneously knit set-in sleeves. Lace borders the front and lower edges and a garter stitch button band is picked up and knitted on. Minimal finishing is required – just sew on some buttons and weave in your ends!
For a delicate sheen and a bit more drape, select a yarn with a bit of silk, mohair or cashmere. Instructions include written and charted pattern for lacework.
Kit includes .pdf & printed pattern, 3 buttons, and selected yarn. For yarn winding services, click here. Please add button style to "Notes" at checkout, or we can select them for you, too. Sizes with similar skein counts are combined for kit purposes only. Each pattern includes 9 individual sizes.
DESIGNER RECOMMENDED YARN: Yummy 3-Ply by Miss Babs (100% Superwash Merino Wool; 150g/335yds): 4 (4, 4, 5, 5) (5, 6, 6, 6) Skeins.
ALTERNATE YARN: Arroyo by Malabrigo (100% Superwash Merino Wool; 100g/335yds): 4 (4, 4, 5, 5) (5, 6, 6, 6) Skeins. Beautifully variegated yarn with gentle to striking color shifts in washable merino wool from Uruguay.
ALTERNATE YARN: O-Wash Sport by O-Wool (100% Organic Washable Merino Wool; 100g/336 yds):4 (4, 4, 5, 5) (5, 6, 6, 6) Skeins. South American Organic Merino Wool that is milled & dyed in the USA using GOTS certified, environmentally friendly processes for the ecologically minded consumer. Solid, tonal colors. PRE-ORDER now available in all colors. Please allow at least 12 business days for pre-orders to arrive at your location.
ALTERNATE YARN: Aspen by Baah Yarn (75% Superwash Merino Wool / 15% Silk / 10% Cashmere; 100g/330 yds): 4 (4, 5, 5, 5) (5, 6, 6, 7) Skeins. PRE-ORDER now available in all Baah colors. Please allow at least 12 business days for shipping to your location because all Baah Yarn is made to order in California.
SIZE: XS (S, M, L, XL) (2XL, 3XL, 4XL, 5XL) Modeled with no ease.
FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: Bust - 30.3 (33, 36.3, 39, 42.3) (45, 48.3, 51, 54.3)", Back of Shoulders - 12.7 (13, 13.7, 14.75, 15) (15.75, 16.75, 17.3, 18.3)". Choose a size closest to your cross back measurement for the best fit through the shoulders.
YARDAGE: 1115 (1215, 1335, 1435, 1555) (1655, 1775, 18758, 1995) yds
SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate - Short Rows, backwards loop cast-on, lacework
NEEDLES: Size US 4 / 3.5mm circular needles, size US 3 / 3.25mm 29" or longer circular needle (for garter band), or size needed to obtain gauge
OTHER TOOLS: Stitch markers, Stitch Holders or waste yarn, Tape measure, Tapestry Needle, 3 Buttons of 5/8" or 3/4" circumference and thread & needle
GAUGE: 24 sts x 32 rows = 4" in stockinette, after light blocking
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