Charming Cardigan

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Charming Cardigan

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Get cozy in this Charming Cardigan. Shown in Patons Delish.

Sizes

XS/S
28-34" [71-86.5 cm]
37" [94 cm]
M
36-38" [91.5-96.5 cm]
41" [104 cm]
L
40-42" [101.5-106.5 cm]
45" [114.5 cm]
XL
44-46" [112-117 cm]
49" [124.5 cm]
2/3 XL
48-54" [122-137 cm]
56" [142 cm]
4/5 XL
56-62" [142-157.5 cm]
64" [162.5 cm]
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The materials for this project cost $137.19

Step 1:

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Size:

  • XS/S
  • M
  • L
  • XL
  • 2/3 XL
  • 4/5 XL
To fit bust/chest measurement
28-34" [71-86.5 cm]
Finished bust
37" [94 cm]

Step 2:

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

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Delish | Apple Cider, 87430Edit Color
$116.91

Takumi Bamboo Single Point Knitting Needles 13"-14"

Size 11/8mm
$8.79

Takumi Bamboo Single Point Knitting Needles 13"-14"

Size 13/9mm
$8.79

Aluminum Stitch Holder

4-3/4" 1/Pkg
$2.70

Materials not included in this kit:

3 large buttons 1.5 ins [4 cm] diameter.

The materials for this project cost $137.19

Abbreviations

Alt = alternate(ing)

Beg = beginning

cont = continue(ity)

Dec = decrease(ing)

Inc(s) = Increase 1 stitch by knitting into front and back of next stitch.

K = knit

k2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together.

P = purl

P2tog = purl two stitches together

P2togtbl = purl 2 stitches together through back loops

pat = pattern

rem = remain(ing)

rep = repeat

RS = right side

ssk = Slip next 2 stitches knitwise one at a time. Pass them back onto left-hand needle, then knit through back loops together.

st(s) = stitch(es)

WS = wrong side

yo = yarn over the needle (makes 1 extra stitch)

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

To fit bust/chest 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" [122-137 cm]
4/5 XL 56-62" [142-157.5 cm]
Finished bust
XS/S 37" [94 cm]
M 41" [104 cm]
L 45" [114.5 cm]
XL 49" [124.5 cm]
2/3 XL 56" [142 cm]
4/5 XL 64" [162.5 cm]

MATERIALS

Cardigan
Patons Delish (100 g/3.5 oz;70 m/76 yds)
SizesXS/SMLXL2/3 XL4/5 XL 
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Apple Cider (87430)
91011121314
Sizes 8 mm (U.S. 11) and 9 mm (U.S. 13) knitting needles or size needed to obtain tension. 3 large buttons. 1.5 ins [4 cm] diameter. 2 stitch holders.

GAUGE

11 sts and 16 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.


BACK
With larger needles, cast on 58 (64-67-73-82-94) sts.
1st row: (RS). P1. *K2. P1. Rep from * to end of row.
2nd row: K1. *P2. K1. Rep from * to end of row.
Rep last 2 rows of (K2. P1) ribbing twice more.


Proceed in pat as follows:
1st row: (RS). P1. *yo. ssk. P1. Rep from * to end of row.
2nd row: K1. *P2. K1. Rep from * to end of row.
3rd row: P1. *K2tog. yo. P1. Rep from * to end of row.
4th row: As 2nd row.
Rep last 4 rows for pat once more.

Shape sides: Dec 1 st each end of needle on next and every following 10th row 5 times more. 46 (52-55-61-70-82) sts.

Cont even in pat until work from beg measures 20" [51 cm], ending with a WS row.

Shape armholes: Keeping cont of pat, cast off 2 (3-3-3-4-6) sts beg next 2 rows. 42 (46-49-55-62-70) sts.
Dec 1 st each end of needle on next 3 (3-3-3-5-9) rows, then every following alt row until there are 32 (34-37-41-44-
46) sts.

Cont even in pat until armhole measures 8 (8 1/2-9-9 1/2-10-10 1/2)" [20.5 (21.5-23-24-25.5-26.5) cm], ending on a WS row.

Shape shoulders: Cast off 7 (8-9-10-11-12) sts beg next 2 rows. Leave rem 18 (18-19-21-22-22) sts on a st holder.

RIGHT FRONT
**With larger needles, cast on 31 (34-37-40-43-50) sts.
1st row: (RS). P1. *K2. P1. Rep from * to end of row.
2nd row: K1. *P2. K1. Rep from * to end of row.
Rep last 2 rows of (K1. P2) ribbing twice more.

Proceed in pat as follows:
1st row: (RS). P1. *yo. ssk. P1. Rep from * to end of row.
2nd row: K1. *P2. K1. Rep from * to end of row.
3rd row: P1. *K2tog. yo. P1. Rep from * to end of row.
4th row: As 2nd row.
Rep last 4 rows for pat once more.**

Shape side: Dec 1 st at end of next and every following 10th row 5 times more. 25 (28-31-34-37-44) sts.

Cont even in pat until work from beg measures 20" [51 cm], ending with a RS row.

Shape armhole: Keeping cont of pat, cast off 2 (3-3-3-4-6) sts beg next row. 23 (25-28-31-33-38) sts.
Dec 1 st at armhole edge on next 3 (3-3-3-5-9) rows, then every following alt row until there are 18 (19-22-24-24-26) sts.

Cont even in pat until armhole measures 6 (6½-7-7½-8-8½)" [15 (16.5-18-19-20.5-21.5) cm], ending with a RS row.

Shape neck: 1st row: (WS). Pat across 13 (14-17-19-19-21) sts. Turn. Leave rem 5 sts on a st holder.
Dec 1 st at neck edge on next 3 (3-3-5-5-5) rows, then every following alt row until there are 7 (8-9-10-11-12) sts.

Cont even in pat until armhole 8 (8 1/2-9-9 1/2-10-10 1/2)" [20.5 (21.5-23-24-
25.5-26.5) cm], ending with a RS row. Cast off.

LEFT FRONT
Rep from ** to ** as given for Right Front.

Shape side: Dec 1 st at beg of next and every following 10th row 5 times more. 25 (28-31-34-37-44) sts.

Cont even in pat until work from beg measures 20" [51 cm], ending with a WS row.

Shape armhole: Cast off 2 (3-3-3-4-6) sts beg next row. 23 (25-28-31-33-38) sts.
Work 1 row even in pat.
Dec 1 st at armhole edge on next 3 (3-3-3-5-9) rows, then every following alt row until there are 18 (19-22-24-24-26) sts.

Cont even until armhole measures 6 (6 1/2-7-7 1/2-8-8 1/2)" [15 (16.5-18-19-20.5-21.5) cm], ending with a WS row.

Shape neck: 1st row: (RS). Pat across 13 (14-17-19-19-21) sts. Turn. Leave rem 5 sts on a st holder.
Work 1 row even in pat.
Dec 1 st at neck edge on next 3 (3-3-5-5-5) rows, then every following alt row until there are 7 (8-9-10-11-12) sts.
Cont even in pat until armhole measures 8 (8 1/2-9-9-10-10 1/2)" [20.5 (21.5-23-24-25.5-26.5) cm], ending with a WS row. Cast off.

SLEEVES
With larger needles, cast on 25 (25-25-25-28-28) sts.
Work in (K2. P1) ribbing as given for Back for 6" [15 cm], ending with a WS row.

Proceed in pat as given for Back, inc 1 st each end of needle on 3rd and every following 8th (6th-4th-4th-alt-alt) row to 31 (31-31-41-38-42) sts, then every following 10th (8th-6th-6th-4th-4th) row to 35 (37-41-43-46-50) sts, taking inc sts into pat.

Cont even in pat until work from beg measures 18 (18-18-17 1/2-17-16 1/2)"
[45.5 (45.5-45.5-44.5-43-42) cm], ending with a WS row.

Shape top: Keeping cont of pat, cast off 2 (2-2-3-3-3) sts beg next 2 rows. 31 (33-37-37-40-44) sts.
Dec 1 st each end of needle on next and every following alt row until there are 13 (13-15-15-16-18) sts. Dec 1 st each end of needle on next 2 rows. Cast off rem 9 (9-11-11-12-14) sts.

FINISHING
Sew shoulder seams. Sew in sleeves. Sew side and sleeve seams.

Buttonband: With smaller needles, cast on 13 sts.
1st row: (RS). K1. (P1. K1) 6 times.
2nd row: K1. (K1. P1) 6 times.
Rep last 2 rows of ribbing until work, when slightly stretched, measures length to fit along Left Front side edge from cast on edge to neck shaping and ending with a RS row. Sew in place as you work. Cast off 6 sts. Leave rem 7 sts on a front st holder.

Buttonhole band: Mark position of 3 buttons, having top button 2 rows below front cast off edge, bottom button at beg of armhole and middle button spaced evenly between.
With smaller needles, cast on 13 sts.
1st row: (RS). K1. (P1. K1) 6 times.
2nd row: (P1. K1) 6 times. K1.
Rep last 2 rows of (K1. P1) ribbing to first button marker, ending with a WS row.

1st Buttonhole row: (RS). Rib across 5 sts. Cast off 3 sts. rib pat to end of row.
2nd Buttonhole row: Work in rib pat, casting on 3 sts over cast off sts.
Cont in same manner, working 2 more buttonholes, until work, when slightly stretched, measures length to fit along Right Front side edge from cast on edge to neck shaping and ending with a WS row. Sew in place as you work. Cast off 6 sts. Leave rem 7 sts on a front st holder.

Collar: With RS facing and smaller needles, K12 from front st holder. Pick up and knit 9 sts up Right Front neck edge. K18 (18-19-21-22-22) from back st holder, inc 1 st at center. Pick up and knit 9 sts down Left Front neck edge. K12 from front st holder. 61 (61-62-64-65-65) sts.
Next row: (RS of Collar). K1. Inc 1 st in next st. Knit to last 3 sts. Inc 1 st in next st. K2.
Next row: K2. Purl to last 2 sts. K2.
Rep last 2 rows 3 times more.
69 (69-70-72-73-73) sts.
Work 4 rows even.
Next row: (RS). K2. ssk. Knit to last 4 sts. K2tog. K2.
Next row: K2. P2tog. Purl to last 4 sts. P2togtbl. K2.
Next row: K2. ssk. Knit to last 4 sts. K2tog. K2.
Rep last row twice more (garter st). 59 (59-60-62-63-63) sts.
Cast off knitwise (WS).
Sew buttons to correspond to buttonholes.