Design : Fanette Defranoux / Hel et Zel
“Petit Lobélie” is a delicate cardigan with a little lace on each shoulder, and at the bottom of body and sleeves, seamlessly knitted from the top down.
Stitches are casted on for the back, shoulders and front. The back neckline is shaped with short rows and shoulders are formed first with increases on each row, then with a light shlope, and lastly straight as for a set-in sleeve. Sleeve caps, with a delicate lace pattern, are knitted together with the body, until separation from the body. The body is knitted, with a light A-shape, until lace bottom edging. Sleeves are knitted in the round and en with a lace edging too.
1, (2, 3, 4, 5), (6, 8, 10, 12) years for a finished bust of
20.5, (22, 22.75, 23.5, 24), (25.25, 26.75, 29.25, 32.25) inches or
52, (56, 58, 60, 62), (64, 68, 74, 82) cm.
The cardigan is intended to be worn with 2” // 5 cm of positive ease at bust.
Sample shown in size 8 years.
470, (545, 590, 650, 720], (810, 930, 1070, 1200) yards or 430, 500, 540, 600, 660), (740, 850, 980, 1100)) m of a fingering or a light fingering yarn.
Sample made in Albertine, by De Rerum Natura, colorway Bruyère.
- which give the right gauge (suggested size: 3.5 mm / US#4)
- two-size smaller than gauge needles for rib (suggested size: 3 mm / US#2 ½)
- four-size smaller then gauge needles for the edging (suggested size: 2.5 mm / US#1 ½)
25 stitches and 35 rows = 4” in stockinette stitch, with the largest needle.
4 stitch markers, tapestry needle for weaving, stitch holders / scrap yarn, buttons.
PDF to download : after your paiement, you will received and automatic message with a link to download file that contains both french and english versions of the pattern. This link will be in your customer account too.
Photos credits: Fanette Defranoux.