Cable Edge Cardigan

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Cable Edge Cardigan

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A simple silhouette with outstanding cable edging detail. Knit in Bernat Alpaca.

Sizes

Extra-Small/Small
28 - 34 ins [71-86.5 cm]
38 ins [96.5 cm]
Medium
36 - 38 ins [91.5-96.5 cm]
42 ins [106.5 cm]
Large
40 - 42 ins [101.5-106.5 cm]
46 ins [117 cm]
Extra-Large
44 - 46 ins [112-117 cm]
50 ins [127 cm]
2/3 Extra-Large
48 - 54 ins [122-137 cm]
58 ins [147.5 cm]
4/5 Extra-Large
56 - 62 ins [142-157.5] cm
66 ins [167.5 cm]
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The materials for this project cost $50.11

Step 1:

Select your options

Size:

  • Extra-Small/Small
  • Medium
  • Large
  • Extra-Large
  • 2/3 Extra-Large
  • 4/5 Extra-Large
To fit bust measurement
28 - 34 ins [71-86.5 cm]
Finished bust
38 ins [96.5 cm]

Step 2:

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

Color Info

Alpaca | Poppy, 93700 is discontinued. Click 'Edit Color' to select other shade.Edit Color
$34.93

Takumi Bamboo Circular Knitting Needles 36"

Size 10/6mm
$9.49

Plastic Straight Cable Needles

3/Pkg
$2.99

Aluminum Stitch Holder

4-3/4" 1/Pkg
$2.70
The materials for this project cost $50.11

Abbreviations

Approx = approximately

cont = continue(ity)

Inc = Increase(ing)

k2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together.

pat = pattern

rem = remain(ing)

rep = repeat

RS = right side

st(s) = stitch(es)

WS = wrong side

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

To fit bust measurement
Extra-Small/Small 28 - 34 ins [71-86.5 cm]
Medium 36 - 38 ins [91.5-96.5 cm]
Large 40 - 42 ins [101.5-106.5 cm]
Extra-Large 44 - 46 ins [112-117 cm]
2/3 Extra-Large 48 - 54 ins [122-137 cm]
4/5 Extra-Large 56 - 62 ins [142-157.5] cm
Finished bust
Extra-Small/Small 38 ins [96.5 cm]
Medium 42 ins [106.5 cm]
Large 46 ins [117 cm]
Extra-Large 50 ins [127 cm]
2/3 Extra-Large 58 ins [147.5 cm]
4/5 Extra-Large 66 ins [167.5 cm]

MATERIALS

Bernat Alpaca (100 g/3.5 oz;110 m/120 yds)
SizesExtra-Small/SmallMediumLargeExtra-Large2/3 Extra-Large4/5 Extra-Large 

Poppy ()
789101112
Size 6 mm (U.S. 10) circular knitting needle. 40” [101.5 cm] long or size needed to obtain gauge. Cable needle. 2 stitch holders.

GAUGE

15 sts and 20 rows = 4“ [10 cm] in stocking st.

INSTRUCTIONS

CABLE PANEL (Worked over 20 sts).
(See Chart on page 2).
1st row: (RS). Knit.
2nd and alt rows: Purl.
3rd row: C10B. C10F.
5th, 7th, 9th, 11th and 13th rows: Knit.
14th row: Purl.
These 14 rows form Cable Panel Pat.
RIGHT FRONT
**Cast on 36 (39-43-47-55-62) sts. Do not join. Working back and forth across needle in rows, proceed as follows:
Work 5 rows stocking st beg with a knit row.
Next row: (Fold line). (WS). Knit.**
Next row: (Inc 1 st in next st) 10 times. Knit to end of row. 46 (49-53-57-65-72) sts.
Next row: Purl.
Next row: (RS). Work 1st row of Cable Panel.
Knit to end of row.
Next row: Purl to last 20 sts. Work 2nd row of Cable Panel.
Cable Panel is now in position. Cont in pat as established until work from Fold line measures approx 12” [30.5 cm] ending on a 13th row of Cable Panel pat.
Shape sleeve: 1st row: (WS). Cast on 23 sts. Purl to last 20 sts. Work 14th row of Cable Panel.
2nd row: Work 1st row of Cable Panel. Knit to last 10 sts. (Inc 1 st in next st) 10 times. 79 (82-86-90-98-105) sts.
3rd row: Work 2nd row of Cable Panel. Purl to last 20 sts. Work 2nd row of Cable Panel.
4th row: Work 3rd row of Cable Panel. Knit to last 20 sts. Work 3rd row of Cable Panel. Cont in pat until work from Sleeve cast on row measures 10 (11-11-11-12-12)” [25.5 (28-28-28-71-71 cm)], ending on a WS row.
Next row: (RS). Pat across fi rst 20 sts. Place marker. Slip next 59 (62-66-70-78-85) sts onto a spare needle. Cont in pat over rem 20 sts (Right Collar) until work from marker measures approx 4" [10 cm] ending on a 10th row of Cable Panel.
Next row: (RS). *K2tog. Rep from * to end of row. 10 sts.
Cast off .
LEFT FRONT
Work from ** to ** as given for Right Front.
Next row: Knit to last 10 sts. (Inc 1 st in next st) 10 times. 46 (49-53-57-65-72) sts.
Next row: Purl.
Next row: (RS). Knit to last 20 sts. Work 1st row of Cable Panel pat.
Next row: Work 2nd row of Cable Panel pat.
Purl to end of row.
Cable Panel is now in position. Cont in pat as established until work from Fold line measures approx 12” [30.5 cm], ending on a 14th row of Cable Panel.
Shape sleeve: 1st row: (RS). Cast on 23 sts.
Knit to last 20 sts. Work 1st row of Cable Panel.
2nd row: Work 2nd row of Cable Panel. Purl to last 10 sts. (Inc 1 st in next st) 10 times. 79 (82-86-90-98-105) sts.
3rd row: Work 3rd row of Cable Panel pat. Knit to last 20 sts. Work 3rd row of Cable Panel.
Cont in pat until work from Sleeve cast on row measures 10 (11-11-11-12-12)” [25.5 (28-28-28-71-71) cm], ending on a WS row.
Break yarn.
Next row: (RS). Slip next 59 (62-66-70-78-85) sts onto a spare needle. Rejoin yarn to rem sts and pat to end of row. Place marker. Cont in pat over rem 20 sts (Left Collar) until work from marker measures approx 4” [10 cm] ending with a 10th row of Cable Panel.
Next row: (RS). *K2tog. Rep from * to end of row. 10 sts.
Cast off .
Join Fronts to Back
Note: 20 st Cable Panel of Fronts are not joined to Back.
1st row: (RS). Rejoin yarn to Left Front. Pat across 59 (62-66-70-78-85) sts of Left Front. Cast on 22 sts. Pat across 59 (62-66-70-78-85) sts of Right Front. Place marker. 140 (146-154-162-178-192) sts.
Cont in pat as established (working cast on sts in stocking st) until work from marker measures 10 (11-11-11-12-12)” [25.5 (28-28-28-71-71) cm], ending on a WS row.
Next row: (RS). (K2tog) 10 times. Knit to last 20 sts. (K2tog) 10 times. 120 (126-134-142-158-172) sts.
Next row: Cast off 23 sts. Purl to end of row.
Next row: Cast off 23 sts. Knit to end of row. Cont in stocking st across rem 74 (80-88-96-112-126) sts until work from last cast off row measures 12” [30.5 cm], ending on RS row.
Next row: (Fold line). (WS). Knit. Work 5 rows stocking st.
Cast off .
FINISHING
Sew side and sleeve seams. Sew sides of Right and Left Collar to back neck edge, meeting at center. Sew center back collar seam. Fold bottom edge of Sweater to WS along Fold line and sew in position.