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Racer Cables

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A flattering hourglass silhouette is accentuated with vertical cables of bright red racing up the right front and center back of this cardigan. Featuring simple intarsia techniques and bicolor cables this classic cardigan is the perfect combination of new techniques and basic stockinette.

34.25 (38.25, 42.25, 45.25, 50.25, 54.25, 58.25,

Shown in size 54.25

Yarns of Italy, Innamorata [100% Merino Wool;
100g/198yds]; color: Chiara [MC], 6 (7, 8, 8, 9,
10, 10, 11) skeins;

Cascade Yarns, Cascade 220 [100% wool;
100g/220yds]: color: Ruby [CC], 200 yards all
sizes divided into 2 balls.

1 set US #6/4mm 32 inch circular needle

1 set US #7/4.5mm 32 inch circular needle

Tapestry needle, stitch markers, 7 buttons, sewing
needle, and thread to match buttons.

20sts / 25rows = 4” square in stockinette stitch
using larger needles

Worked in one piece from the bottom up, this cardigan has intarsia areas of stranded color work. Two balls of the contrast color will be attached to the garment: one for the right front and one for the center back. This garment requires intarsia wrapping at the edge of the pattern areas and stranded color work to bring both colors across the pattern areas.

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