Cream Flower Cardigan

Knit this one-of-a-kind cardigan topped off with embroidered flowers.
Getting Started

  • Julia from Nashua Handknits 50% wool, 25% alpaca, 25% mohair; 1 3/4 oz. (50g); 93 yds. (85m); worsted weight
  • #0010 Natural (MC)
  • #4936 Blue Thyme for embroidery (A)
  • #0178 Harvest Spice for embroidery (B)
  • #2083 Magenta for embroidery (C)
  • #3961 Lady's Mantle for embroidery (D)
  • Size 7 (4.5mm) needles OR SIZE NEEDED TO OBTAIN GAUGE
  • Size 6 (4mm) knitting needles
  • Stitch markers
  • Six 5/8-inch-diameter buttons
  • Blunt-end yarn needle

 
Sizes

  • Small: 10 balls Natural; 1 ball of each remaining color
    Bust (buttoned) = 36 inches
    Length = 20 3/4 inches
  • Medium: 11 balls Natural; 1 ball of each remaining color
    Bust (buttoned) = 40 inches
    Length = 21 1/4 inches
  • Large: 12 balls Natural; 1 ball of each remaining color
    Bust (buttoned) = 44 inches
    Length = 22 1/4 inches
  • 1x: 13 balls Natural; 1 ball of each remaining color
    Bust (buttoned) = 48 inches
    Length = 22 3/4 inches
  • 2x: 14 balls Natural; 1 ball of each remaining color
    Bust (buttoned) = 52 inches
    Length = 23 1/4 inches

Instructions are written for the smallest size with changes for larger sizes given in parentheses. When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes.

Prep

Gauge: 18 sts and 20 rows = 4 inches (10cm) in St st using larger needles. TAKE TIME TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE.

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