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Women’s Clothing
Norah Gaughan

Violette-le-duc is a cardigan adorned with stripes of burnished gold. Wear it two ways. As shown here, it's a cropped silhouette with flattering folds and diagonal. Flipped, it is a more traditional cocoon cardigan.




to fit bust size 32(36-40-44-48)”

Finished measurements

bust – 32(36-40-44-48)”

length – 23¾(23¾-24¼-24¾-25¼)”


Berroco Inca® Gold color 6418 – 9(10-12-13-15), 50 gr balls

Berroco Lumina color 1620 – 2, 25 gr hanks

Pattern Corrections: 

Corrections in Bold.

Violette-le-duc, page 14

Left Collar

With circular needle and MC, cast on 147(147-151-151-155) sts. Do not join. Work in ribbing same as back for 1 row, end on rs. Cast on 4 sts at beg of next ws row, 4 sts at beg of the next 8 ws rows, then 3 sts at beg of the next 2 ws rows, end on rs – 189(189-193-193-197) sts. Bind off 3 sts at beg of the next 14 ws rows. At the same time, when piece measures 4” from beg, bind off 13(13-13-13-14) sts at beg of the next 7(7-3-3-10) rs rows, then 14(14-14-14-15) sts at beg of the next 4(4-8-8-1) rs rows.


Sew raglan sleeve caps to raglan armholes. Sew side and sleeve seams. Measure in 5½” from straight side edge on bound-off edge of collar and place marker. Place a second marker 4½” in from first. Sew cast off edge of collar to back and fronts as indicated on schematic.