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Cardigan Knitting kit
The Abries Cardigan is shaped like a cardigan with a button front. It has a straight cut that falls to the hips. The set-in sleeves fit perfectly over the shoulders and highlight the silhouette. The fancy stitch that adorns the neckline and the opening in the front brings femininity to this model. The Abries Cardigan is knitted in Top Hair, a 100% natural yarn made from kid mohair and silk, the best of mohair, thick, light, fluffy and warm at the same time. The stitch is full, not openwork, as it is a thick mohair. Wear this cardigan for all occasions, at the office, with friends, for going out or for big events. It lends itself to many combinations in casual or dressy fashion.
How to knit the cardigan?
The Abries Cardigan is knitted with needles n°5 (8 US). To knit it, you need to know the following knitting techniques:
• Knit knit and purl stitches
• Increase and decrease stitches
• Pick up stitches
• Bind off and assembly
If you know these techniques, you can make the cardigan. For beginners with some experience, help is needed to pick up the stitches on the neckline and front edges.
Top Hair mohair wool is available in many colors. Choose the color that suits you and know that the buttons of the cardigan are dyed in the color of the wool, guaranteeing a perfect match. Select the size in which you wish to knit your cardigan. If necessary, visit the size guide to determine the best size.
The knitting kit
The kit contains everything you need to make the Abries Cardigan: balls of mohair wool, mother-of-pearl buttons dyed in the color of the yarn, optional knitting needles, a heart-shaped sequin to sew to sign your creation and the knitting pattern with all the explanations for sizes S, M, L and XL. To make this cardigan, you will also need some tools, such as a pair of scissors, a tape measure, 1 stitch holder and a wool needle for assembly and sew the buttons. You will find all these tools on our Haberdashery page.
The maintenance of your cardigan
Take care of your cardigan to keep it long. Space out the washings and use little detergent. Simply air it out for a few hours (one night) to get rid of any bad smell. Hand wash or machine wash if it has a wool balance cycle. Wash and rinse at a constant temperature <30 degrees. Rinse without adding softener and squeeze without wringing. Dry flat in a well-ventilated area. Mohair cannot be ironed. Place on the back of a chair to loosen any creases. Store flat in an unconfined area.