Crocheted with the softest silk and alpaca, this cardigan wraps you in a light cloud. With its airy stitches and simple gathers, it makes an elegant addition to your wardrobe.
Sizes To fit bust: 88 (91, 97, 102, 107, 112, 117, 124)cm 34.5 (36, 38, 40, 42, 44, 46, 49)in
Materials 9 (10, 10, 11, 11, 12, 12, 13) 50g balls of Eden Cottage Askham Baby Alpaca/Silk 4ply, (4ply, 70% Baby Alpaca/ 30% Silk,200m) in Yarrow 4mm hook Tapestry Needle/ Safety Pins. 2 stitch markers
Tension Work 9st and 10.5 rows in paired treble crochet st to measure 10x10cm or 4x4in using 4mm hook, or size required to obtain tension.
Difficulty Rating Advanced
Skills Needed Basic crochet stitches, working in rows, short rows (fully explained in pattern)
Construction Start at the back top of shoulder to under arm, then fronts picked up and joined. The sleeves are crocheted separately and sewn on.
Pattern is written and charted using standard UK terms (US conversions given in abbreviations)