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Featherweight by Hannah Fettig (CustomFit version) by Hannah Fettig
Hannah Fettig's extremely popular Featherweight Cardigan is now available via CustomFit!
Featherweight is an easy and versatile knit, making it a great first sweater for beginner knitters. The CustomFit version of Featherweight is a set-in sleeve, pieced garment that can be made with a variety of sleeve and hem lengths. Each CustomFit Featherweight pattern has been crafted especially for your body, using your own gauge numbers - so not only can chose your sweater's body and sleeve lengths, you can work it in any gauge you like, too!
To achieve the lighter-than-air style of the sweater shown, use any lace-weight or fingering yarn. The original Featherweight was knit using lace weight yarn knit at 6 sts per inch / 24 sts per 10cm. Also, the original sweater is worked with a 3/4 sleeve length and a high hip length, but both of those options can be customized to suit you!
Featherweight by Hannah Fettig (CustomFit version) is an hourglass design, so your final pattern will have waist and bust shaping. You can only use complete measurement sets to create this pattern.
Sample shown in Malabrigo Lace.
Featherweight by Hannah Fettig (CustomFit version) uses the following design choices:
- Style: cardigan
- Silhouette: Hourglass silhouette
- Length: High-hip length
- Sleeves: Three-quarter-length tapered sleeve
- Neck style: Wide vee neck
- Hem edging and height: 1x1 Ribbing, 2"/5 cm
- Sleeve edging and height: 1x1 Ribbing, 2"/5 cm
- Button band edging and height: 1x1 Ribbing, 3½"/9 cm