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Ashley Sweater

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The Ashley Sweater is a cotton open lace piece that is meant to be a simple layering pullover for summer. Made out of 100% cotton the sweater is soft and structured. It is made in one piece from front to back then seemed up the sides. Very little finishing makes this a quick project as far as garments go :-) The decorative neck treatment gives this piece a little something something that makes it fun to make and wear. Sized for XS-4X with written and charted instructions. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Ch Sc Dc Slip Stitch Changing Colors GAUGE 1 stitch rep = 1" (2.54 cm) in Lace Pattern Stitch widthwise; 6 rows = 2.75" (7 cm) in Lace Pattern Stitch lengthwise. SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Finished bust: 30 (34, 38, 42, 46, 50, 54, 58, 62)" [76.2 (86.36, 96.52, 106.68, 116.84, 127, 137.16, 147.32, 157.48) cm] Shown in size 34"To be worn with 2 inches of ease.

Recommended with this pattern

  • Yarn: Fibranatura "Cottonwood", 100% organic cotton; 115 yards [105 m]; 1.76oz (50 grams) CYCA size 3 light: MC, kristen #41117: 7 (8, 10, 11, 13, 15, 16, 17, 20) balls CC blue #41104: 1 ball
  • Hook: Size US G/6 (4 mm)
  • Notions: stitch markers, tapestry needle, sewing needle and matching thread, one decorative button.

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Marlaina 'Marly' Bird fled the world of financial services to launch a career in the yarn industry and she hasn't looked back since. To Marly, a bi-crafty girl who both knits and crochets, the yarn is the star, not how you work with it. She is the national spokesperson for Red Heart Yarns, hosts the YarnThing podcast, is the author of Cold Weather Crochet and I Can't Believe I'm Entrelac Knitting, and co-author of Knitting for Dummies, 3rd ed. You've seen her designs in Knitter's Magazine, Interweave Crochet, Knitscene, Love of Crochet, Love of Knitting, and in the books Knitter's Book of Socks, Unexpected Afghans, Simply Crochet, Lace Yarn Studio, Blueprint Crochet Sweaters, and Knitting Plus. Along with her designing and podcast, Marly has a successful YouTube channel where she teaches both knitting and crochet. On top of all that, Marly also has several online classes available with Creativebug and In her spare time, Marly is a wife to a very understanding husband, raises three kids, and because life was not crazy enough--has three dogs. For more about Marly, go to