Mongkok Cardigan

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An easy-to-wear cardigan in a classic shape. The textured bib gives interest and provides a feminine detail that isn't too fussy. For a cold weather top, knit this in wool. For a warmer weather top, or a layering piece, silk or a silk blend would be beautiful.

The pictures show the 34” / 86cm size worn with no ease. If you want this as a layering piece, you may want to knit a size with an inch or two of ease.

Sizes
XS(S, M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X)

Finished chest/bust size
76 (86, 96.5, 107, 117, 127, 137) cm
30 (34, 38, 42, 46, 50, 54) inches

Yarn

6 (7, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11) skeins Rowan Kid Classic (70% lambswool, 26% kid mohair, 4% nylon, 153yds/50g)
(shown in colour: lavender ice)

Alternative yarn choices
Any aran or worsted weight yarn will work, such as Lamb's Pride Worsted, Debbie Bliss Cashmerino Aran, Noro Cash Iroha

Needles
US3/3.0mm straight needles and US6/4.0mm in straight needles and double-pointed/circulars for sleeves

Notions
stitch holders
stitch markers
smooth waste yarn
9 (9, 11, 11, 11, 13, 13) buttons

Tension
18 sts and 30 rows = 10 cm / 4 inches in stocking stitch

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