Shanghai Express was inspired by the dandy style which makes it a unique design. It is feminine and very easy to wear. The voluntary absence of buttons gives it a lighter side, very airy. This cardigan is a seamless from the top down, the sleeves are knitted in the round by picking up stitches from the body. It has a lace band pattern on the sleeves and on the back. The back is shorter. The fronts are longer with a triangle shape. You can wear it without closing or closed with your favorite pin.
Yarn: approximately 788 (829, 880, 958, 1007, 1055, 1105, 1186) meters / 862 (907, 962, 1048, 1101, 1154, 1297) yards of “Worsted” weight yarn which provides the correct gauge.
Needles : 4mm/US6 and 4.5mm/US7 circular needles (at least 31 inch/ 80 cm long). 4.5mm/ US7 double pointed needles for i-cord. Adjust needle size to obtain the correct gauge.
Others: markers, stitch holders or waste yarn.
19 sts and 26 rows = 10 cm/4’’ in Stockinette stitch on 4.5mm/US7 needles, washed and blocked.
32, 34, 36, 38, 40, 42, 44, 46 inch
Sample shown in size 34’’ with 0cm positive ease at the bust. The model is 67¾ inch or 172cm tall.