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Bernat Shawl Collar Cardigan, XS/S

Item# BRK0129-000157V
This flattering, shawl collar cardigan is perfect for layering and designed with Bernat Roving.
skill level: Intermediate
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Knitting Needles, Single Point, Aluminum, 14-inch, 6.00mm, Size 10
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Free Intermediate Women's Cardigan Knit Pattern

This rewarding knit is perfect to keep the chill out, whether at work or around the house. Select the colour that speaks to you in Bernat Roving to turn-out a soft, thick sweater that's ideal for winter. It makes a fabulous gift during the cold holiday season!

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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

Shawl Collar Cardigan (To Knit)

MATERIALS
Bernat® Roving (100 g/3.5 oz; 109 m/120 yds)
SIZE XS/S M L XL 2/3 XL 4/5 XL  
00436 (Cherry) 8 9 9 10 11 12 balls
Sizes 6 mm (U.S. 10) and 6.5 mm (U.S. 10.5) knitting needles. Size 6 mm (U.S. 10) circular knitting needle 36" [90 cm] long or size needed to obtain gauge. 5 buttons.
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 40.5" [103 cm]
Medium 43" [109 cm ]
Large 48.5" [123 cm]
Extra-Large 51" [129.5 cm]
2/3 Extra-Large 59" [150 cm]
4/5 Extra-Large 64.5" [163.5 cm]
GAUGE
12 sts and 16 rows = 4" [10 cm] with larger needles in stocking st.
ABBREVIATIONS

For a list of knit abbreviations and their meanings click here.
For a list of crochet abbreviations and their meanings click here.

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.
BACK
With larger needles, cast on 74 (78-86-90-102-110) sts.
1st row: (RS). *K2. P2. Rep from * to last 2 sts. K2.
2nd row: *P2. K2. Rep from * to last 2 sts. P2. Rep last 2 rows (K2. P2) ribbing for 3.5" [9 cm] ending on a 2nd row and dec 7 sts evenly across last row. 67 (71-79-83-95-103) sts.
 
Proceed in pat as follows:
1st row: (RS). K3. *P1. K3. Rep from * to end of row.
2nd row: K1. *P1. K3. Rep from * to last 2 sts. P1. K1.
3rd and 4th rows: As 1st and 2nd rows.
5th row: K1. *P1. K3. Rep from * to last 2 sts. P1. K1.
6th row: K3. *P1. K3. Rep from * to end of row.
7th and 8th rows: As 5th and 6th rows.
These 8 rows form Texture Pat.
Cont in pat for 4 more rows.
 
Shape sides: Keeping cont of pat, dec 1 st each end of next and every following 16th rows twice more. 61 (65-73-77-89-97) sts.
 
Cont even in pat until work from beg measures 18.5 (18.5-18.5-19-19-19)" [47 (47-47-48-48-48) cm], ending with a WS row.
 
Shape raglans: Keeping cont of pat, cast off 2 (2-2-2-3-3) sts beg next 2 rows. 57 (61-69-73-83-91) sts.
 
Size 4/5XL only: 1st row: (RS). K1. ssk. Pat to last 3 sts. K2tog. K1.
2nd row: P1. P2tog. Pat to last 3 sts. P2togtbl. P1.
Rep last 2 rows 3 times more, then rep 1st row once. 73 sts.
Next row: P2. Pat to last 2 sts. P2.
 
Sizes M, L, XL, 2/3XL and 4/5XL only: 1st row: (RS). K1. ssk. Pat to last 3 sts. K2tog. K1.
2nd row: P1. P2tog. Pat to last 3 sts. P2togtbl. P1.
3rd row: As 1st row.
4th row: P2. Pat to last 2 sts. P2.
Rep last 4 rows (0-3-4-9-7) times more. (55-45-43-23-25) sts.
Sizes XS/S, M, L, and XL only: Next row: K1. ssk. Pat to last 3 sts. K2tog. K1.
Next row: P2. Pat to last 2 sts. P2.
 
Rep last 2 rows 17(16-10-9) times more. 21(21-23-23)
 
All sizes: Cast off rem 21 (21-23-23-23-25)
 
LEFT FRONT
With larger needles, cast on 35 (39-43-43-51-55) sts.
1st row: (RS). *K2. P2. Rep from * to last 3 sts. K3.
2nd row: K1. *P2. K2. Rep from * to last 2 sts. P2.
Rep last 2 rows for 3.5" [9 cm] ending on a 2nd row and dec 2 (4-4-2-4-4) sts evenly across last row. 33 (35-39-41-47-51) sts.
 
Proceed in pat as follows:
1st row: (RS). K3. *P1. K3. Rep from * to last 2 (0-0-2-0-0) sts. P 1 (0-0-1-0-0). K 1 (0-0-1-0-0)
2nd row: K3 (1-1-3-1-1). *P1. K3. Rep from * to last 2 sts. P1. K1.
3rd and 4th rows: As 1st and 2nd rows.
5th row: K1. *P1. K3. Rep from * to last 0 (2-2-0-2-2) sts. K0 (1-1-0-1-1). P0 (1-1-0-1-1).
6th row: K1 (0-0-1-0-0). P1 (0-0-1-0-0). K3. *P1. K3. Rep from * to end of row.
7th and 8th rows: As 5th and 6th rows.
These 8 rows form Texture Pat.
Cont in pat for 4 more rows.
 
Shape side: Keeping cont of pat, dec 1 st at beg of next RS row (side edge) and every following 16th rows twice more. 30 (32-36-38-44-48) sts.
 
Cont even in pat until work from beg measures 18.5 (18.5-18.5-19-19-19)" [47 (47-47-48-48-48) cm], ending with a WS row.
 
Shape raglan: Keeping cont of pat, cast off 2 (2-2-2-3-3) sts beg next row. 28 (30-34-36-41-45) sts.
Work 1 row even in pat.
 
Shape front: Size 4/5XL only: 1st row: (RS). K1. ssk. Pat to last 2 sts. K2tog (front edge).
2nd row: Pat to last 3 sts. P2togtbl. P1.
3rd row: K1. ssk. Pat to end of row.
4th row: As 2nd row.
Rep last 4 rows once more.
Next row: (RS). K1. ssk. Pat to last 2 sts. K2tog.
Next row: Pat to last 2 sts. P2. 33 sts.
Shape front: Sizes M, L, XL, 2/3XL and 4/5XL only: 1st row: (RS). K1. ssk. Pat to last 2 sts K2tog (front edge).
2nd row: Pat to last 3 sts. P2togtbl. P1.
3rd row: K1. ssk. Pat to end of row.
4th row: Pat to last 2 sts. P2.
Rep last 4 rows (0-3-4-8-6) times more. (26-18-16-5-5) sts.
 
Sizes 2/3XL and 4/5XL only: Next row: K1. ssk. K2.
Next row: P1. P2togtbl. P1.
Next row: K1. ssk.
Next row: P2.
 
Shape front: Sizes XS/S, M, L, and XL only: 1st row: (RS). K1. ssk. Pat to last 2 sts. K2tog (front edge).
2nd row: Pat to last 2 sts. P2.
3rd row: K1. ssk. Pat to end of row.
4th row: As 2nd row.
Rep last 4 rows 7(6-4-3) times more. 4(5-3-4) sts.
Next row: K1. ssk. K1(2-0-1).
Next row: P3(4-2-3).
 
Sizes XS/S, M and XL only: Next row: K1. ssk. K0(1-0).
Next row: P2(3-2).
 
Size M only: Next row: K1. ssk.
Next row: P2.
 
All sizes: Next row: ssk. Fasten off.
 
RIGHT FRONT
With larger needles, cast on 35 (39-43-43-51-55) sts.
1st row: (RS). K3. *P2. K2. Rep from * to end of row.
2nd row: *P2. K2. Rep from * to last 3 sts. P2. K1.
Rep last 2 rows for 3.5" [9 cm] ending on a 2nd row and dec 2 (4-4-2-4-4) sts evenly across last row. 33 (35-39-41-47-51) sts.
 
Proceed in pat as follows:
1st row: (RS). (K1. P1) 1 (0-0-1-0-0) time. K3. *P1. K3. Rep from * to end of row.
2nd row: K1. *P1. K3. Rep from * to last 0 (2-2-0-2-2) sts. (P1. K1) 0 (1-1-0-1-1) time.
3rd and 4th rows: As 1st and 2nd rows.
5th row: K3 (1-1-3-1-1). *P1. K3. Rep from * to last 2 sts. P1. K1.
6th row: K3. *P1. K3. Rep from * to last 2 (0-0-2-0-0) sts. P1 (0-0-1-0-0). K1 (0-0-1-0-0).
7th and 8th rows: As 5th and 6th rows.
These 8 rows form Texture Pat.
Cont in pat, keeping cont of Cable Panel Pat for 4 more rows.
 
Shape side: Keeping cont of pat, dec 1 st at end of next RS row (side edge) and every fo 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.

  • Hand Wash in Cool Water
  • Dry Flat

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