Cluster Stitch Cardigan

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Cluster Stitch Cardigan

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3/4 sleeves and contrast edging make this cardigan a perfect spring-to-summer garment! Shown in Bernat Satin.

Sizes

XS/S
28-34" (71-86.5 cm)
38" (96.5 cm)
M
36-38" (91.5-96.5 cm)
42" (106.5 cm)
L
40-42" (101.5-106.5 cm)
46" (117 cm)
XL
44-46" (112-117 cm)
50" (127 cm)
2/3 XL
48-54" (122-127 cm)
58" (147.5 cm)
4/5 XL
56-62" (142-157.5 cm)
66" (167.5 cm)
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Size:

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To fit bust measurement
28-34" (71-86.5 cm)
Finished bust
38" (96.5 cm)

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Main Color (MC)

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Contrast B

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6 buttons.

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Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

To fit bust measurement
XS/S 28-34" (71-86.5 cm)
M 36-38" (91.5-96.5 cm)
L 40-42" (101.5-106.5 cm)
XL 44-46" (112-117 cm)
2/3 XL 48-54" (122-127 cm)
4/5 XL 56-62" (142-157.5 cm)
Finished bust
XS/S 38" (96.5 cm)
M 42" (106.5 cm)
L 46" (117 cm)
XL 50" (127 cm)
2/3 XL 58" (147.5 cm)
4/5 XL 66" (167.5 cm)

MATERIALS

Satin
SizesXS/SMLXL2/3 XL4/5 XL 
Main Color (MC)
()
645567
Contrast B
()
211122
Sizes 4 mm (U.S. G/6) and 5 mm (U.S. H/8) crochet hooks or size needed to obtain gauge. 6 buttons

GAUGE

4 clusters and 7½ rows = 4" [10 cm] with larger hook in pat.

INSTRUCTIONS

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: Cardigan is worked in one piece to armholes.

BODY
With A, and smaller hook, ch 151 (167-183-211-227-259).
1st row: (RS). 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each ch to end of chain. 150 (166-182-210-226-258) sc. Turn.
2nd row: Ch 1. Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn. Rep last row 5 times more, joining MC at end of last row. Break A.

Change to larger hook and proceed as follows:
1st row: (WS). Ch 4. (Yoh and draw up a loop. Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook) 3 times in first sc. Yoh and draw through all 4 loops on hook – cluster made. *Ch 1. Miss next 2 sc. 1 sc in next sc. Ch 3. Cluster in next sc. Rep from * to last 5 sc. Ch 1. Miss next 2 sc. 1 sc in next sc. Ch 2. Miss next sc. 1 dc in last dc. Turn. 37 (41-45-52-56-64) clusters.
2nd row: Ch 4 (counts as dc and ch 1). Cluster in first ch-2 sp. Ch 1. *(1 sc. Ch 3. Cluster) in next ch-3 sp. Ch 1. Rep from * to last turning ch sp. (1 sc. Ch 2. 1 dc) in last turning ch sp. Turn. Rep 2nd row for pat until work from beg measures 15 1/2" [39.5 cm], ending with a WS row.

Divide for armholes: Next row: Ch 4 (counts as dc and ch 1). Cluster in first ch-2 sp. Ch 1. *(1 sc. Ch 3. Cluster) in next ch-3 sp. Ch 1. Rep from * 5 (5-6-7-7-8) times more. (1 sc. Ch 2. 1 dc) in next ch-3 sp. Turn. Leave rem sts unworked.

Left Front: Cont in pat on last 7 (7-8-9-9-10) clusters until armhole measures 4 (4 1/2-5-5-5 1/2-5 1/2)" [10 (11-12.5-12.5-14-14) cm], ending with a WS row. Fasten off.

Shape neck: 1st row: (RS). Miss first ch-2 sp. Miss next 1 (1-0-1-1-0) cluster. Join MC with sl st to next ch-3 sp. Ch 1. (1 sc. Ch 3. Cluster) in same sp. Pat to end of row. Turn.
2nd row: Ch 4 (counts as dc and ch 1). Cluster in first ch-2 sp. Ch 1. *(1 sc. Ch 3. Cluster) in next ch-3 sp. Ch 1. Rep from * 3 (3-4-4-4-5) times more. Ch 1. 1 sc in next ch-3 sp. Turn.
3rd row: Sl st to next ch-3 sp. Ch 1. (1 sc. Ch 3. Cluster) in same sp. Pat to end of row. Turn.
4th row: Ch 4 (counts as dc and ch 1). Cluster in first ch-2 sp. Ch 1. *(1 sc. Ch 3. Cluster) in next ch-3 sp. Ch 1. Rep from * 2 (2-3-3-3-4) times more. Ch 1. 1 sc in next ch-3 sp. Turn. 4 (4-5-5-5-6) clusters.
5th row: Sl st to next ch-3 sp. Ch 1. (1 sc. Ch 3. Cluster) in same sp. Pat to end of row. Turn. Cont even in pat until armhole measures 8 1/2 (9-9 1/2-9 1/2-10-10)" [21.5 (23-24.5-24.5-25.5-25.5) cm], ending with a WS row. Fasten off.

Back: With RS facing, miss next 3 (5-5-7-9-11) ch-3 sps. Join MC with sl st to next ch-3 sp. Ch 1. (1 sc. Ch 3. Cluster) in same sp. Pat across next 14 (14-16-17-17-19) clusters. Ch 1. (1 sc. Ch 2. 1 dc) in next ch-3 sp. Turn. Leave rem sts unworked.

Cont even in pat until armhole measures 8 1/2 (9-9 1/2-9 1/2-10-10)" [21.5 (23-24.5-24.5-25.5- 25.5) cm], ending with a WS row. Fasten off.

Right Front: With RS facing, miss next 3 (5-5-7-9-11) ch-3 sps. Join MC with sl st to next ch-3 sp. Ch 1. (1 sc. Ch 3. Cluster) in same sp. Pat to end of row. Turn.

Cont even in pat on last 7 (7-8-9-9-10) clusters until armhole measures 4 (4 1/2-5-5-5 1/2-5 1/2)" [10 (11-12.5-12.5-14-14) cm], ending with a WS row.

Shape neck: 1st row: Ch 4 (counts as dcand ch 1). Cluster in first ch-2 sp. Ch 1. *(1 sc. Ch 3. Cluster) in next ch-3 sp. Ch 1. Rep from * 5 (5-6-6-6-7) times more. Ch 1. 1 sc in next ch-3 sp. Turn.
2nd row: Sl st to next ch-3 sp. Ch 1. (1 sc. Ch 3. Cluster) in same sp. Pat to end of row. Turn.
3rd row: Ch 4 (counts as dc and ch 1). Cluster in first ch-2 sp. Ch 1. *(1 sc. Ch 3. Cluster) in next ch-3 sp. Ch 1. Rep from * 3 (3-4-4-4-5) times more. Ch 1. 1 sc in next ch-3 sp. Turn.
4th row: As 2nd row.
5th row: Ch 4 (counts as dc and ch 1). Cluster in first ch-2 sp. Ch 1. *(1 sc. Ch 3. Cluster) in next ch-3 sp. Ch 1. Rep from * 2 (2-3-3-3-4) times more. Ch 1. 1 sc in next ch-3 sp. Turn. 4 (4-5- 5-5-6) clusters.
6th row: As 2nd row.

Cont even in pat until armhole measures 8 1/2 (9-9 1/2-9 1/2-10-10)" [21.5 (23-24.5-24.5-25.5- 25.5) cm], ending with a WS row. Fasten off.

SLEEVES
With A and smaller hook, ch 51 (55-57-57-59-59).
1st row: (RS). 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each ch to end of chain. 50 (54-56-56-58-58) sc. Turn.
2nd row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn. Rep last row twice more.
Next row: Ch 1. *1 sc in next sc. 2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 2 sc. 2 sc in next sc. Rep from * to last 0 (4-1-1-3-3) sc. (2 sc in next sc) 0 (0-0-0-2-2) times. 1 sc in each of last 0 (4-1-1-1-1) sc. Break A. Join MC. Turn. 70 (74-78-78-82-82) sc.

Change to larger hook and proceed as follows:
1st row: (WS). Ch 4. Cluster in first sc. *Ch 1. Miss next 2 sc. 1 sc in next sc. Ch 3. Cluster in next sc. Rep from * to last 5 sc. Ch 1. Miss next 2 sc. 1 sc in next sc. Ch 2. Miss next sc. 1 dc in last sc. Turn. 17 (18-19-19-20-20) clusters.
2nd row: Ch 4 (counts as dc and ch 1). Cluster in first ch-2 sp. Ch 1. *(1 sc. Ch 3. Cluster) in next ch-3 sp. Ch 1. Rep from * to last turning ch sp. (1 sc. Ch 2. 1 dc) in last turning ch sp. Turn. Rep 2nd row for pat until work from beg measures 13 1/2 (13 1/2-13-13-12 1/2-12 1/2)" [34.5 (34.5-33-33-32-32) cm], ending with a WS row. Place markers at each end of last row.
Work a further 2 (4-4-6-8-10) rows in pat.Fasten off.

FINISHING
Sew shoulder seams. Sew sleeve seams to markers. Sew in sleeves placing rows above markers along un-worked sts at armholes to form square armholes.

Neckband: 1st row: (RS). With smaller hook, join A with sl st at corner of Right Front neck edge. Ch 1. Work sc evenly across neck edge to corner of Left Front neck edge. Turn.
2nd row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn. Rep last row 3 times more. Fasten off.

Buttonhole Band: 1st row: (RS). With smaller hook, join A with sl st at lower corner of Right Front. Ch 1. Work 78 (81-83-83-86-86) sc evenly up front edge to top of neckband. Turn.
2nd row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn.
3rd row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 3 (2-3-3-2-2) sc.*Ch 2. Miss next 2 sc. 1 sc in each of next 12 (13-13-13-14-14) sc. Rep from * 4 times more. Ch 2. Miss next 2 sc. 1 sc in each of last 3 (2-3-3-2-2) sc. Turn.
4th and 5th rows: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc and 2 sc in each ch-2 sp to end of row. Turn. Fasten off at end of 5th row.

Button Band: 1st row: (RS). With smaller hook, join A with sl st at corner of Left Front neckband. Ch 1. Work 78 (81-83-83-86-86) sc evenly down front edge to lower edge. Turn. Work as for Buttonhole Band along Left Front edge omitting all references to buttonholes. Sew on buttons to correspond to buttonholes.