Cardigan with Cabled Yoke

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Cardigan with Cabled Yoke

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This cardigan features a beautiful cabled yoke, having you practice cables both horizontally and vertically.

Sizes

XS
28-34" [ 71-86.5 cm ]
36" [ 91.5 cm ]
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 ]
44½" [ 113 cm ]
XL
44-46" [ 112-117 cm ]
50" [ 127 cm ]
2/3 Extra-Large
48-54" [ 122-137 cm ]
56" [ 142 cm ]
4/5 Extra-Large
56-62" [ 142-157.5 cm ]
65" [ 165 cm ]
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The materials for this project cost $89.58

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Size:

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  • L
  • XL
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To fit bust measurement
28-34" [ 71-86.5 cm ]
Finished bust
36" [ 91.5 cm ]

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Main Color (MC)

Decor | Grey Heather, 87672Edit Color
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Takumi Bamboo Single Point Knitting Needles 13"-14"

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Takumi Bamboo Single Point Knitting Needles 13"-14"

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Takumi Bamboo Circular Knitting Needles 36"

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Takumi Bamboo Circular Knitting Needles 36"

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Takumi Bamboo Double Point Knitting Needles 7" 5/Pkg

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Plastic Straight Cable Needles

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Aluminum Stitch Holder

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Materials not included in this kit:

3 buttons

The materials for this project cost $89.58

Abbreviations

Beg = beginning

C3F = Slip next 2 stitches onto cable needle and leave at front of work. K1, then K2 from cable needle.

K = knit

P = purl

RS = right side

st(s) = stitch(es)

WS = wrong side

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

To fit bust measurement
XS 28-34" [ 71-86.5 cm ]
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 Extra-Large 48-54" [ 122-137 cm ]
4/5 Extra-Large 56-62" [ 142-157.5 cm ]
Finished bust
XS 36" [ 91.5 cm ]
S 36" [ 91.5 cm ]
M 40" [ 101.5 cm ]
L 44½" [ 113 cm ]
XL 50" [ 127 cm ]
2/3 Extra-Large 56" [ 142 cm ]
4/5 Extra-Large 65" [ 165 cm ]

MATERIALS

Decor (100 g/3.5 oz;190 m/208 yds)
SizesXSSMLXL2/3 Extra-Large4/5 Extra-Large 
Main Color (MC)
Grey Heather (87672)
5566788

GAUGE

20 sts and 26 rows = 4" [10 cm] with larger needles in stocking st.

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.

Panel Pat A (worked over 3 sts) (see page 3).
1st row: (RS). K3.
2nd and alt rows: P3.
3rd row: C3F.
5th row: K3.
6th row: As 2nd row.
These 6 rows form Panel Pat A.

Panel Pat B (worked over 3 sts) (see page 3).
1st row: (RS). K3.
2nd and alt rows: P3.
3rd row: C3B.
5th row: K3.
6th row: As 2nd row.
These 6 rows form Panel Pat B.

Panel Pat C (worked over 20 sts) (see page 3).
1st row: (RS). (P2. K4) 3 times. P2.
2nd and alt rows: Knit all knit stitches and purl all purl stitches as they appear.
3rd row: P2. K4. T4B. T4F. K4. P2.
5th row: P2. K2. C4B. P4. C4F. K2. P2.
7th row: P2. C4B. T4F. T4B. C4F. P2.
9th row: P2. K4. P2. C4F. P2. K4. P2.
11th and 13th rows: As 1st row.
15th row: As 9th row.
17th row: As 1st row.
18th row: As 2nd row.
These 18 rows form Panel Pat C.

Cable Yoke
With pair of larger needles, cast on 28 sts.
1st row: (RS). P1. Work 1st row of Panel Pat A. Work 1st row of Panel Pat C. Work 1st row of Panel Pat B. P1.
2nd row: K1. Work 2nd row of Panel Pat B. Work 2nd row of Panel Pat C. Work 2nd row of Panel Pat A. K1.
3rd row: P1. Work 3rd row of Panel Pat A. Work 3rd row of Panel Pat C. Work 3rd row of Panel Pat B. P1.
4th row: K1. Work 4th row of Panel Pat B. Work 4th row of Panel Pat C. Work 4th row of Panel Pat A. K1.
Panel Pats A, B and C are now in position.

Cont in pat until work from beg measures approx 43 (43-45-45-47-47)" [109 (109-114.5-114.5-119.5-119.5) cm], ending with 16th row of Panel Pat C. Cast off.

Bottom Yoke
Beg at one end of Cable Yoke, with larger circular needle pick up and knit 216 (220-228-236-252-260) sts evenly across bottom edge of Cable Yoke.
2nd row: (WS). K1. (P6. K7) twice. P6. K2 (3-4-5-7-8). Place marker on last st. K40 (40-42-44-48-50). Place marker on last st. K4 (5-6-7-9-10). (P6. K7) 4 times. P6. K5 (6-7-8-10-11). Place marker on last st. K40 (40-42-44-48-50). Place marker on last st. K1 (2-3- 4-6-7). (P6. K7) twice. P6. K1.
3rd row: P1. (Work 1st row of Panel Pat A. Work 1st row of Panel Pat B. P7) twice. Work 1st row of Panel Pat A. Work 1st row of Panel Pat B. P1 (2-3-4-6-7). M1P. P1. M1P. P39 (39-41-43-47-49). M1P. P1. M1P. P4 (5-6-7-9-10). (Work 1st row of Panel Pat A. Work 1st row of Panel Pat B. P7) 4 times. Work 1st row of Panel Pat A. Work 1st row of Panel Pat B. P4 (5-6-7-9-10). M1P. P1. M1P. P39 (39-41-43-47-49). M1P. P1. M1P. P1 (2-3-4-6-7). (Work 1st row of Panel Pat A. Work 1st row of Panel Pat B. P7) twice. Work 1st row of Panel Pat A. Work 1st row of Panel Pat B. P1. 224 (228-236-244-260-268) sts.
4th row: K1. (Work 2nd row of Panel Pat A. Work 2nd row of Panel Pat B. K7) twice. Work 2nd row of Panel Pat A. Work 2nd row of Panel Pat B. K50 (52-56-60-68-72) (Work 2nd row of Panel Pat A. Work 2nd row of Panel Pat B. K7) 4 times. Work 2nd row of Panel Pat A. Work 2nd row of Panel Pat B. K50 (52-56-60-68-72). (Work 2nd row of Panel Pat A. Work 2nd row of Panel Pat B. K7) twice. Work 2nd row of Panel Pat A. Work 2nd row of Panel Pat B. K1.
Panel Pats A and B are now in position.

Size XS/S only: 5th row: [(Pat to next marked st. M1P. P1 (marked st). M1P) 4 times. Pat to end of row.
6th row: Work even in pat. Rep last 2 rows twice more. 248 sts.

All sizes: Next row: (RS). *(Pat to next marked st. M1P. P1 (marked st). Pat to next marked st. P1 (marked st). M1P. Rep from * once more. Pat to end of row.
Next row: (Pat to next marked st. M1. K1. M1) 4 times. Pat to end of row.
Rep last 2 rows 0 (1-3-0-2-0) time(s) more. 260 (252-284-256-296-280) sts.
Next row: (Pat to next marked st. M1P. P1. M1P) 4 times. Pat to end of row.
Next row: (Pat to next marked st. M1. K1. M1) 4 times. Pat to end of row.
Rep last 2 rows 0 (3-2-5-5-9) times more, then 1st row 1 (0-1-1-0-0) time more. 284 (316-340-360-392-440) sts.
Work 1 (0-1-1-0-0) row even.

Next row: (Dividing row). Pat across first 43 (47-51-52-57-68) sts (Right Front). Slip next 56 (62-66-74-80-84) sts (Right Sleeve) onto length of spare yarn. Cast on 6 (6-8-16-20-26) sts. Join yarn to next st and pat across next 86 (98-106-108-118-136) sts (Back). Cast on 6 (6-8-16-20-26) sts. Slip next 56 (62-66-74-80-84) sts (Left Sleeve) onto length of spare yarn.
Pat across rem 43 (47-51-52-57-68) sts (Left Front). 184 (204-224-244-272-324) sts.

Body: Cont even in pat, as established, until work from dividing row measures 16 ins [40.5 cm], dec 1 st at center and ending with a WS row. 183 (203-223-243-119.5-119.5) sts.

Change to smaller circular needle and proceed as follows:
1st row: K1. *P1. K1. Rep from * to end of row.
2nd row: P1. *K1. P1. Rep from * to end of row.
Rep last 2 rows of (K1. P1) ribbing once more.
Cast off in ribbing.

Sleeves: With RS of work facing, slip 56 (62-66-74-80-84) sts from spare yarn onto three larger double-pointed needles. Cast on 6 (6-8-16-20-26) sts. Join in rnd. Place marker after 3rd (3rd-4th-8th-10th-13th) cast on st for beg of rnd. 62 (68-74- 90-100-110) sts.
Purl 12 rnds.

Change to smaller double-pointed needles and proceed as follows:
Next rnd: *K1. P1. Rep from * around.
Rep last rnd 3 times more.
Cast off loosely in ribbing.

Top Yoke
With RS of work facing and larger circular needle, pick up and knit 175 (179-187-191-195-199) sts evenly across top edge of Cable Yoke.
1st row: (WS). K29 (30-32-32-33-33) (Left Front). Place marker. K29 (29-29-31-31-33) (Left Sleeve). Place marker. K59 (61-65-65-67-67) (Back). Place marker. K29 (29-29-31-31-33) (Right Sleeve). Place marker. K29 (30-32-32-33-33) (Right Front).
2nd row: *Purl to 2 sts before marker. (P2tog) twice. Rep from * 3 times more. Purl to end of row.
3rd row: Knit.
Rep last 2 rows 4 times more. 135 (139-147-151-155-159) sts rem.

Shape front neck: 1st row: (RS). *Purl to 2 sts before marker. (P2tog) twice. Rep from * 3 times more. Purl to last 9 (10-12-12-14-14) sts. Turn. Leave rem sts on a st holder.
2nd row: Knit to last 9 (10-12-12-14-14) sts. Turn. Leave rem sts on a st holder. 109 (111-115-119-119-123) sts rem on needle.
3rd row: P2tog. *Purl to 2 sts before marker. (P2tog) twice. Rep from * 3 times more. Purl to last 2 sts. P2tog.
4th row: ssk. Knit to last 2 sts. K2tog.
5th and 6th rows: As 3rd and 4th rows.
7th row: As 3rd row.
8th row: ssk. *Knit to 2 sts before marker. (K2tog) twice. Rep from * 3 times more. Knit to last 2 sts. K2tog.
9th row: *Purl to 2 sts before marker. (P2tog) twice. Rep from * 3 times more. Purl to end of row.
10th row: As 8th row. 47 (49-53-57-57-61) sts rem. Break yarn, leaving all sts on a spare needle.

Neck edging: With pair of smaller needles, K9
(10-12-12-14-14) from right front st holder.
Pick up and knit 17 sts up right front neck edge.
P47 (49-53-57-57-61), dec 4 sts evenly across.
Pick up and knit 17 sts down left front neck edge.
P9 (10-12-12-14-14) from left front st holder.
95 (99- 107-111-115-119) sts.
Work 4 rows in (K1. P1) ribbing as given for
Body. Cast off in ribbing.

FINISHING
Pin garment pieces to measurements. Cover with a damp cloth, leaving cloth to dry. Sew underarm seams.
Buttonhole band: With RS of work facing and pair of smaller needles, pick up and knit 121 (125-125-127-129-133) sts evenly up right front edge.
2nd row: (WS). P1. *K1. P1. Rep from * to end of row.
3rd row: (Buttonhole row). Rib across 86 (90-90-92-94-98) sts. *Cast off 2 sts Rib 13 sts (including st on needle after cast off). Rep from * once more. Cast off 2 sts. Rib to end of row. (3 buttonholes).
4th row: Rib across, casting on 2 sts over cast off sts.
Work 2 more rows of (K1. P1) ribbing.
Cast off in ribbing.

Button band: With RS of work facing and pair of smaller needles, pick up and knit 121 (125-125-127-129-133) sts evenly down left front edge.
Work as given for Buttonhole band, omitting references to buttonholes.