Knitted from the top downwards, with shaping between the lace motifs, this gorgeous, swingy coat/cardi is ideal for an Autumn cover-up.
The cardigan is knitted using UK Alpaca Baby Alpaca Silk 4 ply yarn 80% baby alpaca/20% tussah silk, 450m/492yds per 100g
SIZE AND YARN QUANTITIES
The pattern gives instructions for sizes 81-127cm/32-50ins bust, 7 – 9 x 50g balls
Tension: 29 sts and 36 rows to 10cm over stocking stitch using 3.25mm (US 3) needles.
Needles etc: 3mm (US 2-3); 3.25mm (US 3) circular needles & and double-pointed needles.
Stitch holders, stitch markers and 8 – 9 x 18mm buttons.
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Photos: outdoor photos – Nick Sargeant; other photos Jennie Atkinson unless otherwise stated