Designer Feature

Making Magazine / Flora Cardi by Carrie Bostick Hoge

As I mentioned yesterday, previews for Carrie Bostick Hoge’s Making magazine went up last week, and we’re delighted to have two sweaters in the issue that feature The Fibre Co. yarns. 

The Flora Cardi by Carrie is a lovely little cardigan, knit using The Fibre Co. Road to China Lace at a breezy, open gauge. The short sleeved dolman is worked back and forth from the bottom up, then increases are worked to shape the armholes. Stitches are then cast on to complete the sleeve shaping, and short rows are worked to shape the shoulders. The shoulders are joined with a secure and stable three-needle bind off, then stitches are picked up and worked in garter to complete the cuffs. 

Size: 35 (38¼, 41¾, 45, 48¼, 51¾, 55, 58¼, 61¾)” [89 (97, 106, 114.5, 122.5, 131.5, 139.5, 148, 157) cm] bust circumferenceShown in size 40″ [101.5 cm] with 5″ [12.5 cm] of ease. Suggested ease: 4″ [10 cm] to 5″ [12.5 cm] of positive ease.
Yarn: Road to China Lace by The Fibre Co. (65% baby alpaca, 15% silk, 10% camel, and 10% cashmere; 100 grams / 656 yards [600 meters]), 1 (2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 3) skeins in Verdite
Needles: One 32″ [80 cm] circ in sizes US 4 and 5 [3.5 and 3.75 mm], One spare circ in size US 5 [3.75 mm], One set double-pointed needles (dpns) in size US 4 [3.5 mm], Or size to obtain gauge.
Notions: Stitch markers, Stitch holders or waste yarn, CC yarn for Sunday short rows, Tapestry needle
Gauge: 24 sts and 32 rows = 4″ [10 cm] in stockinette stitch with larger needles, after blocking.

Don’t forget – through May 10th, Carrie is offering 20% off the subscription price and 50% off shipping. 

{All images by and © Carrie Bostick Hoge}

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