Metallic - Funky Stripes Cardigan (crochet)

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Metallic - Funky Stripes Cardigan (crochet)

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1/2-length sleeves, a ballet neck, and vertical stripes make this cardigan an absolutely stunning stand-out piece. Shown in Patons Metallic.

Size

XS/S
28-34" [71-86.5 cm]
36" [91.5 cm]
M
36-38" [ 91.5-96.5 cm ]
40" [101.5 cm]
L
40-42" [101.5-106.5 cm]
44" [112 cm]
XL
44-46" [112-117 cm]
48" [122 cm]
2/3XL
48-54" [122-137 cm]
54" [137 cm]
4/5XL
56-62" [142-157.5 cm]
62" [157.5 cm]
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The materials for this project cost $44.93

Step 1:

Select your options

Size:

  • XS/S
  • M
  • L
  • XL
  • 2/3XL
  • 4/5XL
To fit bust measurement
28-34" [71-86.5 cm]
Finished bust
36" [91.5 cm]

Step 2:

Click each color to change it or go with the colors recommended by the designer

Contrast A

Metallic | Metallic Orange, 95628Edit Color
$13.58

Contrast B

Metallic | Gold, 95609Edit Color
$6.79

Contrast C

Metallic | Blue Steel, 95134Edit Color
$6.79

Contrast D

Metallic | Burnished Rose Gold, 95420Edit Color
$6.79

Bead Stitch Markers

Blue 3/Pkg
$7.99

Bamboo Crochet Hook

Size G6/4mm
$2.99

Materials not included in this kit:

2 sets of snap fasteners. 2 big decorative buttons 1 1/4" [3 cm] diameter.

The materials for this project cost $44.93

Abbreviations

Beg = beginning

Ch(s) = Chain(s)

cont = continue(ity)

Dc = double crochet

pat = pattern

rem = remain(ing)

rep = repeat

RS = right side

sc = single crochet

Sl st = Slip stitch

sp(s) = space(s)

st(s) = stitch(es)

WS = wrong side

Yoh = yarn over the hook

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]
2/3XL 48-54" [122-137 cm]
4/5XL 56-62" [142-157.5 cm]
Finished bust
XS/S 36" [91.5 cm]
M 40" [101.5 cm]
L 44" [112 cm]
XL 48" [122 cm]
2/3XL 54" [137 cm]
4/5XL 62" [157.5 cm]

MATERIALS

Metallic (85 g/3. oz;230 m/252 yds)
SizesXS/SMLXL2/3XL4/5XL 
Contrast A
Metallic Orange (95628)
222333
Contrast B
Gold (95609)
111122
Contrast C
Blue Steel (95134)
111222
Contrast D
Burnished Rose Gold (95420)
111222

GAUGE

15 sc and 16 rows = 4" [10 cm].

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.

Notes

  • To join new color, work to last 2 loops on hook. Draw new color through last 2 loops then proceed in new color.
  • Body and Sleeves are worked side to side.
  • Body is worked in one piece.

BODY
Beg at Left Front edge, with B, ch 61 (63-65-67-69-71).
1st row: (RS). 1 dc in 4th ch from hook. 1 dc in each ch to end of chain. Turn. 59 (61-63-65-67-69) dc.
2nd row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each dc to end of row. Join A. Turn.
3rd row: With A, ch 3 (counts as dc). 1 dc in each sc to end of row. Turn.
4th row: As 2nd row. Join B.
5th and 6th rows: With B, as 3rd and 4th rows. Join C.
7th and 8th rows: With C, ch 1. 1 sc in each st to end of row. Join D. Turn.
9th and 10th rows: With D, as 3rd and 4th rows. Join B.
11th row: With B, as 3rd row.
Rep 2nd to 11th rows for Body Pat until work from beg measures 9 (10-11-12-13-15)" [23 (25.5-28-30.5-33-38) cm], ending with a WS row.

Shape left armhole: **Next row: Pat to last 18 (20-22-24-26-28) sts. Turn. Leave rem sts unworked.
Cont working in pat on rem 41 sts for 1 1/2 (1 1/2-2-2-3-3)" [4 (4-5-5-7.5-7.5) cm], ending on any WS row of pat except 6th row. Ch 19 (21-23-25-27-29).
Next row: (RS). Keeping cont of pat, 1 dc in 4th ch from hook and each of next 17 (19-21-23-25-27) ch. 1 dc in each st to end of row. 59 (61-63-65-67-69) dc. Place marker at beg of row.**

Cont in pat until work from bottom of marked row measures 15 (17-18-20-22-26)" [38 (43-45.5-51-56-66) cm], ending with a WS row.

Shape right armhole: Work from ** to ** as given for Left armhole.
Cont in pat until work from bottom of last marked row measures 9 (10-11-12-13-15)" [23 (25.5-28-30.5-33-38) cm], ending with a RS row. Fasten off.

YOKE
Place markers 1 1/2 (1 1/2-2-2-2 1/2-2 1/2)" [4 (4-5-5-6-6) cm] in from front edge at top of Right and Left Front.
1st row: With RS facing, join A with sl st at Right Front marker. Work 29 (33-37-41-42-51) sc evenly across top of Right Front. Ch 5 (5-7-7-11-11). Work 63 (71-77-85-87-97) sc evenly across top of Back. Ch 5 (5-7-7-11-11). Work 29 (33-37-41-42-51) sc evenly across top of Left Front. 131 (147-165-181-193-221) sts (sc and ch). Fasten off. Do not turn.
2nd row: (RS). Join A with sl st to first st. Ch 4 (counts as dc and ch 1). Miss first 2 sc. [*Yoh and draw up a long loop 5 times in next sc. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook – Bobble made. Ch 1. Miss next sc. Rep from * to last sc. Bobble in last sc. (Ch 1. Miss next ch. Bobble in next ch) 2 (2-3-3-5-5) times. Ch 1. Miss last ch] twice. **Bobble in next sc. Ch 1. Miss next sc. Rep from ** to last sc. 1 dc in last sc. Join B. Turn. 64 (72-81-89-95-109) bobbles.
3rd row: With B, ch 3. (Bobble in next ch-1 sp. Ch 1) 5 (6-7-8-9-11) times. *Miss next bobble and ch-1 sp. (Bobble in next ch-1 sp. Ch 1) 11 (12-13-14-15-17) times. Rep from * 3 times more. Miss next bobble and ch-1 sp. **Bobble in next ch-1 sp. Ch 1. Rep from ** to last turning ch 4. Bobble around 4th ch of ch 4. 1 dc in 3rd ch of ch 4. Join C. Turn.
4th row: With C, ch 4 (counts as dc and ch 1). (Bobble in next ch-1 sp. Ch 1) 5 (6-7-8-9-11) times. *Miss next bobble and ch-1 sp. (Bobble in next ch-1 sp. Ch 1) 10 (11-12-13-14-16) times. Rep from * 3 times more. **Bobble in next ch-1 sp. Ch 1. Rep from ** to last turning ch 3. 1 dc in top of ch 3. Join D. Turn.
5th row: With D, ch 3. (Bobble in next ch-1 sp. Ch 1) 5 (6-7-8-9-11) times. *Miss next bobble and ch-1 sp. (Bobble in next ch-1 sp. Ch 1) 9 (10-11-12-13-15) times. Rep from * 3 times more. Miss next bobble and ch-1 sp. **Bobble in next ch-1 sp. Ch 1. Rep from ** to last turning ch 4. Bobble around 4th ch of ch 4. 1 dc in 3rd ch of ch 4. Join A. Turn.
6th row: With A, ch 4 (counts as dc and ch 1). (Bobble in next ch-1 sp. Ch 1) 5 (6-7-8-9-11) times. *Miss next bobble and ch-1 sp. (Bobble in next ch-1 sp. Ch 1) 8 (9-10-11-12-14) times. Rep from * 3 times more. **Bobble in next ch-1 sp. Ch 1. Rep from ** to last turning ch 3. 1 dc in top of ch 3. Join B. Turn.
7th row: With B, ch 3. (Bobble in next ch-1 sp. Ch 1) 5 (6-7-8-9-11) times. *Miss next bobble and ch-1 sp. (Bobble in next ch-1 sp. Ch 1) 7 (8-9-10-11-13) times. Rep from * 3 times more. Miss next bobble and ch-1 sp. **Bobble in next ch-1 sp. Ch 1. Rep from ** to last turning ch 4. Bobble around 4th ch of ch-4. 1 dc in 3rd ch of ch 4. Join C. Turn.
8th row: With C, ch 4 (counts as dc and ch 1). (Bobble in next ch-1 sp. Ch 1) 5 (6-7-8-9-11) times. *Miss next bobble and ch-1 sp. (Bobble in next ch-1 sp. Ch 1) 6 (7-8-9-10-12) times. Rep from * 3 times more. **Bobble in next ch-1 sp. Ch 1. Rep from ** to last turning ch 3. 1 dc in top of ch 3. Fasten off.

SLEEVES
With B, ch 30. Work in Body Pat as given for Body (over 28 sts) until work from beg measures 13 (14-16-17-20-21)” [33 (35.5-40.5-43-51-53.5) cm], ending with a WS row. Fasten off.

Cuff: 1st row: (RS). Join A with sl st to top right corner, work 47 (51-59-63-75-77) sc evenly across side edge of Sleeve. Fasten off. Do not turn.
2nd row: (RS). Join A with sl st to first st. Ch 4 (counts as dc and ch 1). Miss next sc. *Bobble in next sc. Ch 1. Miss next sc. Rep from * to last sc. 1 dc in last sc. Join B. Turn.
3rd row: With B, ch 3. *Bobble in next ch-1 sp. Ch 1. Rep from * to last turning ch-4. Bobble around 4th ch of ch 4. 1 dc in 3rd ch of ch 4. Join C. Turn.
4th row: With C, ch 4 (counts as dc and ch 1). *Bobble in next ch-1 sp. Ch 1. Rep from * to last turning ch 3. 1 dc in top of ch 3. Join D. Turn. Rep last 2 rows, changing colors as follows: D, A, B, A until cuff measures approx 3" [7.5 cm]. Fasten off.

Sew sleeve seams. Sew sleeves into armholes.

Try on Cardigan. Overlap fronts 1 1/2 (1 1/2-2-2-2 1/2-2 1/2)" [4 (4-5-5-6-6) cm]. Mark positions of 2 sets of snap fasteners, having top set 1" [2.5 cm] below neck edge and 2nd set 5" [12.5 cm] below top set. Sew decorative buttons on Right Front on top of snap fasteners.