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Truly Myrtle Pattern - Dolly

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Beautifully flattering, and full of happy vibes, Dolly is the cardigan for dancing, dreaming and feeling fabulous.

She sings, she's gorgeous, she's amazing over dresses and skirts, and she's the perfect layer to finish boots and trousers.

Knitted from the top down, so you can try her on as you go, Dolly uses slipped stitches to create her incredible colourful yoke. You'll just work one colour per row! No complicated colourwork, just simple, easy knitting that's suitable for nearly every level of knitter.

Inside the pattern you'll find a fantastic swatch guide and tutorial links - play with colour and new techniques before you cast on!

The wide range of sizes, carefully positioned short rows, waist-shaping, and options for different body and sleeve lengths, make Dolly a great cardigan for everyone.

Choose a size that gives you room to move, or one that shows off your gorgeous shape.

 

SIZES

1 [2, 3, 4, 5, 6] {7, 8, 9, 10, 11} (12, 13, 14, 15)

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS

Bust (closed & buttoned) 32.5 [34.5, 36.25, 38.25, 40.5, 42.5] {44.25, 46.25, 48.5, 50.5, 52.25} (54.25, 56.5, 58.5, 60.25)"/82.5 [87.5, 92.5, 97, 103, 108] {112.5, 117.5, 123, 128, 133} (138, 143.5, 148.5, 153.5 cm)

Samples shown in size 4 (long (plum) and short body/ sleeves (cream)), both with approx. 2"/5 cm of positive ease.

NEEDLES & NOTIONS

US 3/3.25 mm & US 4/3.5 mm circular needles 32"/80 cm long and also for knitting small circumferences.

Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

Waste yarn or stitch holders, tapestry needle, sewing needle & thread.

13 [13, 13, 13, 13, 14] {14, 14, 14, 14, 15} (15, 15, 15, 15) stitch markers (11 [11, 11, 11, 11, 12] {12, 12, 12, 12, 13} (13, 13, 13, 13) removable).

Approx. 11 [11, 11, 11, 11, 12] {12, 12, 12, 12, 13} (13, 13, 13, 13) 0.5"/1 cm buttons.

YARN

Yarnfloozy Weave (80% merino, 20% nylon) or Dolly (80% merino, 20% silk) both 400 yds/365 m per 100g skein), approx. 3 [3, 4, 4, 4, 4] {4, 5, 5, 5, 5} (5, 6, 6, 6) 100g skeins of Colour A (Sangria/Pampas) and 1 50g skein of Colour B (Limoncello/Oxidation) and 1 25g mini-skein of Colour C (Morando/Prussian Blue).

If substituting, fingering-weight yarn approx.

1094 [1182, 1269, 1335, 1422, 1488] {1575, 1641, 1750, 1816, 1925} (1991, 2079, 2144, 2232) yds/1000 [1080, 1160, 1220, 1300, 1360] {1440, 1500, 1600, 1660, 1760} (1820, 1900, 1960, 2040) m of Colour A (latte/aubergine),

63 [72, 80, 88, 96, 104] {112, 120, 128, 136, 143} (152, 160, 167, 176) yds/58 [66, 73, 80, 88, 95] {102, 110, 117, 124, 131} (139, 146, 153, 161) m of Colour B (bronze/lime green), and

20 [24, 28, 32, 36, 40] {44, 48, 51, 56, 60} (63, 68, 72, 75) yds/18 [22, 26, 29, 33, 37] {40, 44, 47, 51, 55} (58, 62, 66, 69) m of Colour C (teal/pink rosebuds).

You'll need slightly less of Colour A for the short body version and/or 3/4 sleeves.

GAUGE

25 sts and 37 rnds/rows = 4"/10 cm with US 4/3.5 mm needles in stockinette stitch, in the round and flat, after blocking.