Praline

Praline is available to purchase as an individual pattern for $7.00 from Twist Collective

Praline

This vintage inspired V-neck cardigan is worked from the bottom up and uses the Simultaneous Set-in Sleeve method to work the sleeves and body as one piece. Most of the construction is seamless with only a very small amount of seaming at the top of the sleeve cap and at the underarms.

Finished measurements
Bust: 30 (34 ½. 38 ½, 43, 47 ¼, 51 ½)” / 76 (87.5, 98, 109, 120, 131) cm
Shown in size 34 ½ ” / 87.5cm
Intended to be worn with 0-2” / 0-5cm negative ease at bust.

Yarn
4 (4, 5, 5, 6, 6) skeins Lorna’s Laces Sportmate (8ns-Harvest); 270 yrds/ 247m per 3 ½ oz/ 100g skein; 70% Superwash Merino Wool/ 30% Outlast viscose.

Actual Yardage use: 920 (1050, 1180, 1310, 1440, 1570) yrds.

Needles
Size 5 US / 3.75mm circular needle, 32” / 80 cm long.
Size 5 US/ 3.75mm circular needle, 16” 40 cm long.
Size 5 US / 3.75mm set of 5 double-pointed needles or spare long circular in same size (this depends on whether you prefer dpn’s or magic loop when working the sleeves).
Size 4 US / 3.5mm circular needle, 40” / 80cm long.

Notions
Five 5/8 inch buttons
Cable Needle (optional)
Stitch markers
Row Counter
Tapestry needle
Stitch holders/ scrap yarn

Gauge
26 sts and 34 rows= 4” / 10cm in Little Birds pattern on size 5 US / 3.75mm needles.
24 sts and 33 rows = 4” / 10 cm in Stockinette stitch on size 5 US / 3.75mm needles.
Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.