Grandes Manches Cardi {knit kit}

$80.00

Please note, this is a knit Kit, not the final knitted garment/accessory
After your purchase, a PDF will be emailed to you and the yarn will be sent to you.

Grandes Manches is French for ‘Big Sleeves,’ the perfect description for this dramatic yet simple cardi. With minimal shaping, this relaxed-boxy style cardi is a joy to knit, super stylish and comfortable to wear. Grandes Manches Cardi is knit in pieces with two front pockets details, drop shoulders, five buttons down the front and an option to knit-bling with sequins.  It’s a swift knit, in no time you’ll have this fabulous layering piece in your wardrobe; easy to wear, simple to make. 

Just want the pattern? Click here for the pattern on Ravlery

EACH KIT COMES WITH
Grandes Manches Cardi Knit Kit
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  • Diamond Luxury Chicpaca (153 yards/140 meters Chunky weight Brushed Alpaca) x 4 (Size: Small) or 5 (Size: Medium) or 5 (Size: Large) balls (depending on the size you choose).
  • Optional: King Cole Cosmos (sequin yarn) x 2 or 3 balls
  • PDF downloadable Grandes Manches pattern automatically emailed to you upon purchase.
  • Hardcopy of the Grandes Manches Pullover pattern.
  • 100% cotton tote-style with handles TCJ project bag.
SUPPLIES NOT INCLUDED IN KIT
6.5 mm (US 10.5) 24”/60 cm Circular Needles.
8 mm (US 11) 24”/60 cm Circular Needles.
NOTIONS
1 Stitch Marker.
6 Stitch Holders or scrap yarn, if you prefer (for Shoulders & Pockets).
Tapestry Needle for weaving in ends.
MORE INFO ABOUT THIS PATTERN
GAUGE - blocked
St-st using 8 mm (US 11) Circular Needles.
12 sts x 14 rows = 4”/10 cm.
SIZES
Small: to fit 28 - 32” Bust (+ 8”/20.25 cm – 12”/30.5 cm positive ease).
Medium:
to fit 34”– 38” Bust (+ 10”/25.5 cm – 14”/35.5 cm positive ease).
Large:
to fit 40” – 44” Bust (+ 12”/30.5 cm – 16”/40.75 cm positive ease).
SAMPLE INFO
- Size Small: Deep Coral, no sequins.
- Size Medium: Meringue with Gold/Gold Sequins.
- Size Large: Blueberry with Black/Silver Sequins.
MEASUREMENTS - blocked
Bust (flat):
20”/50.75 cm (24”/61 cm, 28”/71.25 cm).
Bust (around):
40”/101.5 cm (48”/122 cm, 56”/142.25 cm).
1/2 CF Width (not including Front Band):
9.5”/10.5 cm (10.5”/26.5 cm, 11.5”/29.25 cm).
Length of Cardi (Shoulder to Bottom of Band):
21.75”/55.25 cm (22.75”/57.75 cm, 23.75”/60.25 cm).
CF Length:
18”/45.75 cm (19”/48.25 cm, 20”/50.75 cm).
Shoulder Seam Width:
5.75”/14.5 cm (6.75”/17.25 cm, 7.75”/19.75 cm).
CB to Sleeve Cuff Length (including Cuff):
27”/68.5 cm (27.75”/70.5 cm, 29.25”/74.25 cm).
Sleeve Cuff Width (around):
5.5”/14 cm (6”/15.25 cm, 7”/17.75 cm).
Sleeve at Fullest Point (flat):
10.75”/27.25 cm (11.25”/28.5 cm, 11.75”/29.75 cm).
Side Seam (Underarm to Bottom of Band):
14.25”/36.25 cm (14.5”/36.75 cm, 14.75”/37.5 cm).
CONTENT
Chicpaca: 71% Superfine Alpaca/25% Merino Wool/4% Nylon
King Cole Cosmos: 100% nylon metallic (Sequin novelty yarn).
CARE
Hand wash lay flat to dry.
Please note, the colors may appear different between screens and actual colors.

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