Happiness Is in the Field

Added Mar 14, 2012

by tassadit

Brussels, Belgium

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A little cardigan that evokes the forties but is actually based on a Patons pattern from 1975. I followed the instructions for the back and fronts to the letter but changed the form of the sleeves drastically: the pattern had long sleeves, which I didn’t have enough yarn for.
I had to knit six sleeves before I managed to get one that I liked and that left me with enough yarn to knit the rest of the cardigan!
The yarn and daisy buttons are both from my stash.

Material Notes

Yarn: Schachenmayr Nomotta Extra – 100% New Wool (superwash).
Buttons: Veritas – plastic.

Pattern: Patons International 1975 – Cardigan 18.

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Cardigan
Style
Romantic, Vintage
Material
Wool

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    Sep 23, 2012, 02.37 PMby Lauren Ha

    Ohhhh just adore your work! Great details! <3

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    Mar 17, 2012, 06.49 PMby Jodi Wade

    So cute. What a lot of work!

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    Mar 16, 2012, 09.11 AMby joost52

    Looks like you stepped out of a fairytale :)

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      Mar 16, 2012, 10.08 AMby tassadit

      Wow, that’s a nice compliment, thanks a lot! :-)

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    Mar 16, 2012, 08.53 AMby kajawillip

    I love vintage knits..and I LOVE this! Such a lovely green, and the buttons are too cute :)

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      Mar 16, 2012, 10.07 AMby tassadit

      Thanks!

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    Mar 15, 2012, 09.59 PMby barmaglot

    That’s cute! Love the cardigan and the buttons too!

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      Mar 16, 2012, 10.06 AMby tassadit

      Thanks!

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    Mar 15, 2012, 06.32 PMby tassadit

    Thanks a lot everybody! :-)

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    Mar 15, 2012, 01.14 AMby mojo elgin

    It’s beautiful!

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    Mar 14, 2012, 11.58 PMby LadyDanburry

    This is so beautiful!

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    Mar 14, 2012, 09.21 PMby jillsparks

    Love the vintage feel, and the color is divine!

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    Mar 14, 2012, 08.35 PMby nookie

    lovely cardigan pattern and a really gorgeous green yarn. very nice.

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    Mar 14, 2012, 07.49 PMby MientjiB

    So pretty! The puffed raglan sleeves are inspired :-)

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