Grannie Smith

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Grannie Smith
Designed by Melissa Wehrle

A vintage inspired cardigan worthy of your most precious buttons from Grandmother’s stash. Grannie Smith features a diamond lace stitch with picot trimmed edges for a pretty vintage feel. Two options for sleeve length and yarn are given. Version A (green sweater) is knit in Kid Silk haze with a 3/4 sleeve. Version B (purple sweater) is knit in Lanas Puras, a hand dyed fingering weight yarn with an elbow sleeve.

Yarn:
  • Version A: Rowan Kidsilk Haze (70% super kid mohair/30% silk; 229yds/ 210m per 25g skein); color: Jelly 597; 4 (4, 4, 5, 5, 6, 6) balls
  • Version B: Lanas Puras Melosa Fingering Weight (100% Merino Wool; 440yds/402m per 100g skein); color Eggplant; 3 (3, 3, 3, 3, 4, 4) skeins
  • Needles:
  • 1 pair US size 4 (3.50mm) straight needles, or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Version A: 1 pair US size 3 (3.25mm) circular needle any length longer than 16”/40.5cm
  • Version B: 1 pair US size 4 (3.50mm) circular needle any length longer than 16”/40.5cm
  • Other Materials:
  • Waste yarn, Stitch holder, Five or Six 5/8” buttons
  • Sizes:
    Chest: 32 (34, 36, 38, 40, 44, 48)” / 81 (86.5, 91.5, 96.5, 101.5, 112, 122)cm; Length: 19 (19, 19.5, 19.5, 20, 20.5, 21)” / 48.5 (48.5, 49.5, 49.5, 51, 52, 53.5)cm
    Gauge:
    25 sts and 32 rows = 4” (10cm) in lace diamond pattern stitch using larger needles
    Skill Level:
    Intermediate

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