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FO Friday - A giant pink brioche cardigan


I went looking for a pattern for a very specific cardigan - V-neck, brioche, hits just on the waist, puffy, puffy sleeves. I couldn't find exactly what I wanted, and I didn't quite have the confidence to design my own, because I've never knit a brioche garment before. I found the For the Love of Brioche Jacket, which had the essence of what I was looking for, and then knit it with a few modifications.  

I left off a couple of the increases and added waist shaping

I shortened it, stopping at the waist

I omitted all sleeve shaping, and then halved the stitches when i got to the wrist. look - puffy!

I used the buttons that I bought at Bendigo, less than a month ago, and I think they are perfect. This cardigan is big and pink and exactly what I had in mind when I started it. 

The photos were not quite what i had in mind - we took them in the evening in the park. It get's dark early, and we just haven't had the opportunity to take day time photos. 



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