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Lacey Dream

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Wonderful little addition to any wardrobe, this cardigan is a perfect layering piece. The delicate lace stitch with the large attached ribbed collar makes this cardigan look sophisticated without being stuffy :-) I designed the Lacey Dream to showcase the beautiful Yak and Bamboo blend yarn by Bijou Basin Ranch while running the yarn tasting booth at Vogue Knitting Live. Many of you asked me for the pattern so here it is ;-) I hope you enjoy yours as much as I LOVE mine! Available in a wide range of sizes, includes stitch pattern chart and schematic. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY knit purl increase decrease seam GAUGE 25 sts and 34 rows = 4” in Lace Pattern---blocked gauge. TAKE THE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE! SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Finished bust: 35½, 38, 40½, 43 (46, 48½, 51, 53½ / 56, 58½, 61, 63½)” 90, 96.5, 103, 109 (117, 123, 129.5, 136 / 142, 148.5, 155, 161.5) cm sample in 46” (117 cm) bust. To fit with 4+ inches of positive ease.

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  • Yarn: Bijou Basin Ranch “Lhasa Wilderness”, 75% yak / 25% bamboo; 180 yards; 2 oz (56 grams); natural brown 4, 4, 4, 5 (5, 5, 6, 6 / 6, 7, 7, 7) hanks
  • Needles: Size US 5 (3.75 mm) or size to obtain correct gauge.
  • Notions: Stitch markers; stitch holders or waste yarn; a third needle size US 5 (3.75 mm) for Three Needle BO; tapestry needle.

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Marly Bird
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