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Monday, March 05, 2007

The Starla Cardi Revealed

I'd like to introduce another Secret Project: The Starla Cardi! Knit up in Lanas Puras Melosa - Worsted Weight, it's sure to fly off your needles.

If you head on over to One Planet Yarn and Fiber you will find details how to purchase the yarn for this project at 10% off!

Starla Cardi
by Melissa Wehrle


2/4 (6/8, 10/12, 14/16)

Chest at Underarm: 21 (24.5, 28, 31)"/53 (62, 71, 79)cm
Finished Length: 17.5 (18, 18.5, 19)"/44 (46, 47, 48)cm
- Lanas Puras Melosa - Worsted Weight
(100% Merino Wool, 3 oz, 215 yds), 3 (3, 4, 4) skeins Margarita
- One 24" (61 cm) or longer US size 8 (5 mm) circular needle or size to obtain correct gauge.
- Four stitch markers
- Three stitch holders
- Tapestry needle
- ½ yd 7/8" wide ribbon
- Six ¾" diameter buttons

18 sts and 25 rows = 4"/10 cm in Reverse St st with US size 8 (5 mm) needles or size to obtain gauge

The body is worked in one peice up to the armholes. Each section is then split and worked separately to the shoulders.

More on the design series soon, hit a little snag with the armhole increases, but we're all good to go now!


Veronique said...

Lovely! I really like the ribbing at the side.

gleek said...

gah! it's super cute! awesome job!

Kelly said...

nice job! I adore the button band especially.

sulu-design said...

You and your secret projects! I love this one - the hood and the side ribbing are especially cute.

Hannah said...

I am SO glad I came to your blog...you've got a new loyal reader. Thanks for the great designs and especially for the inspiration.