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Chanson Cardigan Pattern

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Chanson by Leah Prestamo is a drop-shouldered, deep V-neck cardigan with a pretty lace pattern at the hem and cuffs. This cardigan has a beautiful modern vintage feel, with a subtle, tonal marled fabric created by holding Cirro in shade Seraphic together with Cumbria Fingering in shade Scafell Pike. Leah has also designed aย cowlย to accompany the cardigan, which is worked in the round to create a doubled fabric for a substantial neck warmer, and is easily adjusted to accommodate more ...

Chanson by Leah Prestamo is a drop-shouldered, deep V-neck cardigan with a pretty lace pattern at the hem and cuffs. This cardigan has a beautiful modern vintage feel, with a subtle, tonal marled fabric created by holding Cirro in shade Seraphic together with Cumbria Fingering in shade Scafell Pike.

Leah has also designed aย cowlย to accompany the cardigan, which is worked in the round to create a doubled fabric for a substantial neck warmer, and is easily adjusted to accommodate more or less leftover yarn from your cardigan project!

Chanson is part of the Better Together collection, six stunning knitting pattern designs from three fabulous knitwear designers.

Designer:ย Leah Prestamo
Design Inspiration:ย Charming Chanson By Leah Prestamo
Collection:ย Better Together
More from Leah Prestamo: Chanson Cowl

This pattern is also available as a kit, that includes the PDF pattern, 4-6 hanks of The Fibre Co. Cumbria Fingering (depending on your size) 5-7 hanks of The Fibre Co. Cirro (depending on your size) and a free project bag.

YARN:
The Fibre Co.ย Cumbria Fingeringย (60% Merino wool, 30% Masham wool, 10% mohair; 300 m (328 yd) per 100 g hank) in Scafell Pike โ€“ 4 [4: 4: 5: 5: 5: 5: 6: 6] hanks.
The Fibre Co.ย Cirroย (40% Suri alpaca, 40% organic cotton, 20% Merino wool, 225 m (246 yd) per 50g hank) in Seraphic โ€“ 5 [5: 5: 6: 6: 6: 7: 7: 7] hanks.

CONSTRUCTION NOTES:
Chanson was designed to be a relaxed cardigan with a low v-neck and button closure. The cardigan is worked back and forth in pieces and seamed.

SKILL LEVEL:
Advanced beginner.

SIZES AND MEASUREMENTS:
1 [2: 3: 4: 5: 6: 7: 8: 9]

The given sizes are called 1-9 and are recommended to fit a chest circumference of: 76-81 [86-91: 97-102: 107-112: 117-122: 127-132: 137-142: 147-152: 157-162] cm (30-32 [34-36: 38-40: 42-44: 46-48: 50-52: 54-56: 58-60: 62-64] in)

Finished measurements:
Garment chest circumference (at underarm): 91.5 [102: 115: 127.5: 135.5: 142: 152.5: 165.5: 178] cm (36.75 [40.75: 46: 51: 54.25: 56.75: 61: 66: 71] in)

Photographs show the garment knit in Size 3 on a model with a chest circumference of 86 cm (34 in).

RECOMMENDED EASE:
Designed with 10โ€“20 cm (4โ€“8 in) of positive ease at chest circumference.

TENSION/GAUGE:
19 sts and 28 rows to 10 cm (4 in) measured over st st after blocking using 4mm (US 6) needles.
19 sts and 28 rows to 10 cm (4 in) measured over Lace Pattern Chart after blocking using 4mm (US 6) needles.

NEEDLES AND NOTIONS REQUIRED:ย 

  • 3.75mm (US 5) 80 cm (32 in) circular needle (or one size down from needle used to obtain gauge)
  • 4mm (US 6) 60 cm (24 in) circular needle (or size needed to obtain gauge)
  • 3 22mm (3/4 in) buttons
  • Stitch holders or scrap yarn
  • Darning needle
  • Sewing needle for attaching buttons

TECHNIQUES USED:

ERRATA:
The most current version of this pattern is V1. Please note you will be purchasing the latest pattern version. Pattern updates are sent to all customers who have purchased a pattern either through email or a Ravelry message.

If you find you are working with an older version please go to our errata page for details of corrections and updates made. You can find the version you are working from by checking the pattern page footers.

LANGUAGES AVAILABLE:
English.

PATTERN FORMAT:
This knitting pattern comes as a PDF file, which will be downloadable via a link that will be emailed to you after purchase.

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1 review for Chanson Cardigan Pattern

  1. Cate (verified owner)

    I am knitting up this sweater now. I’m not a very experienced knitter, so the lace border was a challenge and I had to eventually go with a much simpler border. But I love the lace, so I will be practicing lace knitting in the future.

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