Tuscany Wrap-Cardi by Vanessa Ewing

Tuscany Wrap-Cardi

January 2017
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 23 rows = 4 inches
in St st
US 10½ - 6.5 mm
815 - 1304 yards (745 - 1192 m)
18 (20, 22, 24, 26)" back width from center of underarm to center of underarm
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Light-as-air yarn and a shaped crossover front make this drapey cardigan perfect for spring weather. Worked from provisional stitches picked up at the center back, “afterthought” sleeves make this cardigan completely seamless. Close it with a shawl stick or round brooch.

Difficulty Intermediate

Finished Size 18 (20, 22, 24, 26)“ back width from center of underarm to center of underarm. Cardigan shown measures 20”; modeled on a 34” bust.

Yarn Plymouth Yarn Tuscan Aire: #09 camel heather, 5 (6, 6, 7, 8) balls.

Needles Size 10.5 (6.5 mm): 32” circular (cir) and set of double-pointed (dpn).

Notions Marker; waste yarn; size K/10.5 (6.5 mm) crochet hook; tapestry needle.

Gauge 16 sts and 23 rows = 4” in St st.

Notes This cardigan is worked back and forth in rows from side to side. It begins with a provisional cast-on and is worked from the center back to the fronts. The sleeves are worked using the afterthought method from the top down.