New Pattern : Lady Wren

Linking up with Ginny today for Yarn Along and I'm so excited to announce that my newest pattern Lady Wren is now available for purchase! 

Lady Wren is the perfect layering piece for warmer months. Knit in soft and breathable Knit Picks Comfy Worsted, this top down cardigan features short sleeves and a beautiful combination of Stockinette, Irish Moss and Seed stitches. The sweater begins with a provisional cast on at the neck, increases for the yoke, and sleeve stitches are removed to waste yarn after dividing while the rest of the cardigan is worked to the lower edge. Notes are included to adjust the length for a custom fit. Stitches are picked up and a decorative Seed stitch band is worked to finish the front with a flourish. Finally, sleeves stitches are replaced and several rows are worked to finish. This is a layering piece, so positive ease of 2-4" larger than actual bust size is recommended.

Simple enough for a beginning knitter, this pattern works up amazingly fast—you’ll be wearing your sweater in no time!

Required skills include provisional cast on to begin, right lifted increases and picking up and knitting stitches for the edging and sleeves. A link to a video tutorial is provided within the pattern.  Click here to view all of the details about this sweater.

I'd like to extend an extra special thanks to my lovely model (and babysitter extraordinaire) Abbie (in teal), super star test knitter (and my BFF) Chrissy (in dark purple) and my sweet and amazing sister Emily (in dark grey)!

Also, my testers for this project were absolutely fantastic!  Thank you Claire, Barb, Chrissy, Elizabeth, Deirdre and Juanita!  You can see all of their beautiful work in the Project tab as soon as they've had time to link up!  If you'd like info about future testing opportunities, please join my Ravelry group A Lovely Homemade Life.

Thank you for your support!  Happy knitting!

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