Lakefront Cardigan

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This pattern is available in the Summer 2016 issue of Creative Knitting.

This fun-to-knit cardigan is worked from the top down, making it easy to try on as it's being made. Trimmed with an elegant lace border, this sweater can be dressed up or down for around the town or at the office.

Skill Level
Moderately Challenging

Woman’s small (medium, large, X-large, 2X-large, 3X-large)
Instructions are given for smallest size, with larger sizes in parentheses. When only 1 number is given, it applies to all sizes.

Finished Measurements
Chest: 35 3/4 (39 1/2, 43 1/2, 47 1/4, 51, 54 3/4) inches Note: Since fronts are narrower than usual and do not meet at center, chest measurement is based on 2 times the back width.
Length: 23 1/4 (23 3/4, 24 1/4, 25, 25 1/2, 25 3/4) inches


  • Manos del Uruguay Serena (sport weight; 60% baby alpaca/40% pima cotton; 170 yds/50g per skein): 4 (4, 4, 5, 5, 5) skeins lilac #S2672
  • Size 4 (3.5mm) 32-inch circular needle
  • Size 5 (3.75mm) 32-inch circular and double-point needles (set of 5) or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Stitch markers
  • Stitch holders

21 sts and 29 rows/rnds = 4 inches/10cm in St st with larger needle.
To save time, take time to check gauge.

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