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Chrissy
08-20-2005, 12:09 PM
I've seen a lovely long cardigan on elann's website in Katia Book 45. (See attachment). The trouble is it will cost a fortune to buy the book and have it shipped to england, especialy for one pattern. Does anyone have any patterns for a long (to ankles) ribbed cardigan/coat with a collar and buttons like the one I've fallen in love with? It's getting a bit chilly ya know!

P.S I am new to this site and I love it. Just moved away from my mum who taught me to knit, and the sites been so handy if I need to learn new techniques. Thankyou to the powers that are behind it! :thumbsup:

Ingrid
08-20-2005, 12:18 PM
Hi and welcome to the party! :D

I did a quick search, and found this http://www.mcadirect.com/shop/product_info.php/products_id/228?osCsid=9e2cbdea6becd5721f7fb0652c4296a2

from your side of the pond. I think it's cute that they say "your trolley" insead of "your cart." Sounds soo British!

Chrissy
08-20-2005, 12:29 PM
Thanks very much Ingrid, that was a very speedy reply. Great to see how efficient the knitting community is! If anyone else has suggestions, keep em coming, I do like to be spoilt for choice.

KellyK
08-20-2005, 02:23 PM
Try searching THIS PAGE (http://www.knittingpatterncentral.com/directory/womens_jackets.php),

I think THIS ONE (http://www.lionbrand.com/patterns/kctq-furTrimmedJacket.html) would be adorable if you just kept knitting all the way down...I like the collar!

Chrissy
08-21-2005, 10:34 AM
That collar is rather luxurious, but I think its the ribbed pattern I like. Ive seen this pattern on mango moon,

http://www.mangomoonyarns.com/Ribbed_Jacket.html

do you think I could knit in a different yarn so it looked similar to my original choice?

KellyK
08-21-2005, 01:52 PM
You can do it in any yarn that knits at the same gauge! YAYYYYYYYYYYY!