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Bernat Kimono Sleeve Cardigan, XS/S

Item# BRK0129-000165V
This charming, cropped cardigan stands out in Bernat Super Value.
skill level: Easy
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Bernat Super Value Yarn, Lush
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Circlular Knitting Needles, Aluminum, 36-inch, 5.00mm, Size 8
Circlular Knitting Needles, Aluminum, 36-inch, 5.00mm, Size 8
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Free Easy Women's Cardigan Knit Pattern

Shape this gorgeous cardigan in a textured box stitch and finish with wide lapels. Knit your work in one piece for this project, selecting shades from our Bernat Super Value collection, including solids, ombres and delicate heathers. Use Lush for the vibrant version shown.

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Everything you need to make your new project is included in this kit! Time to get stitching, and don’t forget to share your progress!

Pattern Instructions

Kimono Sleeve CARDIGAN (TO KNIT)

MATERIALS
Bernat® Super Value (197 g/7 oz; 389 m/426 yds)
SIZE XS/S M L XL 2/3 XL 4/5 XL  
53246 (Lush) 3 3 4 4 5 5 balls
Size 5 mm (U.S. 8) circular knitting needle 36" [90 cm] long or size needed to obtain gauge. Stitch holder.
SIZES
To fit bust measurement
Extra-Small/Small 28-34" [71-86.5 cm]
Medium 36-38" [91.5-96.5 cm]
Large 40-42" [101.5-106.5 cm]
Extra-Large 44-46" [112-117 cm]
2/3 Extra-Large 48-54" [122-137 cm]
4/5 Extra-Large 56-62" [142-157.5 cm]
Finished bust
Extra-Small/Small 38.5" [98 cm]
Medium 41" [104 cm ]
Large 44" [112 cm]
Extra-Large 46.5" [118 cm]
2/3 Extra-Large 57" [144.5 cm]
4/5 Extra-Large 62.5" [158.5 cm]
GAUGE
18 sts and 24 rows = 4" [10 cm] in stocking st.
ABBREVIATIONS

For a list of knit abbreviations and their meanings click here.
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INSTRUCTIONS
The instructions are written for smallest size. If changes are necessary for larger sizes the instructions will be written thus ( ). Numbers for each size are shown in the same color throughout the pattern. When only one number is given in black, it applies to all sizes.
 
Note: Garment is worked in one piece.
 
With larger needles, cast on 74 (78-86-90-102-110) sts.
Beg at lower back edge, cast on 87 (93-99-105-129-141) sts. Do not join. Working back and forth across needle in rows, proceed as follows:
1st row: (RS). *K3. P3. Rep from * to last 3 sts. K3.
2nd row: *P3. K3. Rep from * to last 3 sts. P3.
3rd and 4th rows: As 1st and 2nd rows.
5th row: *P3. K3. Rep from * to last 3 sts. P3.
6th row: *K3. P3. Rep from * to last 3 sts. K3.
7th and 8th rows: As 5th and 6th rows.
These 8 rows form Box St Pat.
Cont in pat until work from beg measures approx 9.5 (9.5-10-10-10.5-10.5)" [24 (24-25.5-25.5-26.5-26.5) cm], ending on a 4th or 8th row of pat.
Shape sides: Keeping cont of pat, inc 1 st each end of next 6 rows, taking inc sts into pat. 99 (105-111-117-141-153) sts.
 
Shape sleeves: Keeping cont of pat, cast on 9 (9-9-8-7-6) sts beg next 10 rows. 189 (195-201-197-211-213) sts. Place markers at each end of last row.
 
Cont even in pat until work from markers measures 6 (6-7-7-8-8)" 15 (15-18-18-20.5-20.5) cm], ending with a WS row. Place markers at each end of last row.
 
Divide fronts: Next row: (RS). Pat across 81 (84-87-84-91-92) sts (neck edge). Turn. Leave rem sts on a spare needle.
 
Right Front: Cont even in pat on 81 (84-87-84-91-92) sts for 7 rows. Inc 1 st at neck edge on next and every following 4th row 9 times more, taking inc sts into pat. 91 (94-97-94-101-102) sts.
 
Cont even in pat until work from 2nd set of markers measures 6 (6-7-7-8-8)" 15 (15-18-18-20.5-20.5) cm], ending with a WS row.
 
Shape sleeve and side edge: Cast off 9 (9-9-8-7-6) sts beg next and following alt rows 4 times more.46 (49-52-54-66-72) sts.
Dec 1 st at side edge on next 6 rows. 40 (43-46-48-60-66) sts. Place marker at side edge of last row.
 
Cont even in pat until work from last marker measures 9.5 (9.5-10-10-10.5-10.5)" [24 (24-25.5-25.5-26.5-26.5) cm], ending with a WS row. Cast off in pat.
With RS facing, slip next 27 (27-27-29-29-29) center Back sts onto a st holder.
Join yarn to rem sts and pat to end of row.
 
Left Front: Cont even in pat on 81 (84-87-84-91-92) sts for 7 rows.
Inc 1 st at neck edge on next and every following 4th rows 9 times more, taking inc sts into pat. 91 (94-97-94-101-102) sts.
 
Cont even in pat until work from 2nd set of markers measures 6 (6-7-7-8-8)" [15 (15-18-18-20.5-20.5) cm], ending with a RS row.
 
Shape sleeve and side edge: Cast off 9 (9-9-8-7-6) sts beg next and following alt rows 4 times more. 46 (49-52-54-66-72) sts.
Dec 1 st at side edge on next 6 rows. 40 (43-46-48-60-66) sts. Place marker at side edge of last row.
 
Cont even in pat until work from last marker measures approx 9.5 (9.5-10-10-10.5-10.5)" [24 (24-25.5-25,5-26.5-26.5) cm], ending on 4th or 8th row of pat.
Cast off in pat.
 
FINISHING
Neck edging: With RS facing, pick up and knit 73 (73-81-81-91-91) sts up right front neck edge. K27 (27-27-29-29-29) from back neck st holder. Pick up and knit 73 (73-81-81-91-91) sts down left front neck edge. 173 (173-189-191-211-211) sts.
1st row: (WS). *K1. P1. Rep from * to end of row.
2nd row: *P1. K1. Rep from * to end of row.
Rep last 2 rows for Seed St Pat for 5.5” [14 cm], ending on a WS row. Cast off loosely in pat.
 
Sew side and sleeve seams.
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Sizing Notes

Sizing Notes

Making the right size is important! Take a look at the dimensions of your new projects and choose the one that’s right for you, and always make a gauge swatch to match your tension.

XS/S
28 - 34 ins [71-86.5 cm]
M
36 - 38 ins [91.5-96.5 cm]
L
40 - 42 ins [101.5-106.5 cm]
XL
44 - 46 ins [112-117 cm]
2XL/3XL
48 - 54 ins [122-137 cm]
4XL/5XL
56 - 62 ins [142-157.5] cm

Care

Pattern Care

Treat your finished project right! Make sure you read the care directions closely so your hard work ages gracefully.

  • Do Not Bleach
  • Do Not Dry Clean
  • Do Not Iron
  • Machine Wash in Cool Water, Delicate Setting
  • Tumble Dry, Low Heat, Delicate Cycle

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