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Comfort Zone

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Embrace your softer side with this cozy ribbed cardigan. Shown in Bernat Sheep(ish) by Vickie Howell.

Sizes

S
39.5 ins [99.5 cm]
24 ins [61 cm]
M
42.5 ins [108 cm]
24.25 ins [61.5 cm]
L
49 ins [124.5 cm]
24.5 ins [62 cm]
XL
52 ins [132 cm]
24.75 ins [63 cm]
2XL
58 ins [147.5 cm]
25 ins [63.5 cm]
3XL
61 ins [155 cm]
25 ins [63.5 cm]
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The materials for this project cost $54.71

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Size:

  • S
  • M
  • L
  • XL
  • 2XL
  • 3XL
Bust measurement
39.5 ins [99.5 cm]
Length measurement
24 ins [61 cm]

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Color Info

Vickie Howell Sheep(ish) | Teal(ish), 00016Edit Color
$23.94

Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 7/4.5mm
$3.95

Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 9/5.5mm
$4.35

Takumi Bamboo Circular Knitting Needles 36"

Size 7/4.5mm
$9.49

Bead Stitch Markers

Clear 3/Pkg
$7.99

Chibi Tapestry Needle Set

Jumbo 2/Pkg
$4.99
The materials for this project cost $54.71

Abbreviations

Beg = beginning

k2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together.

pat = pattern

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.

WS = wrong side

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

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Bust measurement
S 39.5 ins [99.5 cm]
M 42.5 ins [108 cm]
L 49 ins [124.5 cm]
XL 52 ins [132 cm]
2XL 58 ins [147.5 cm]
3XL 61 ins [155 cm]
Length measurement
S 24 ins [61 cm]
M 24.25 ins [61.5 cm]
L 24.5 ins [62 cm]
XL 24.75 ins [63 cm]
2XL 25 ins [63.5 cm]
3XL 25 ins [63.5 cm]

MATERIALS

Vickie Howell Sheep(ish) (85 g/3. oz;153 m/167 yds)
SizesSMLXL2XL3XL 

Tealish (00016)
6788910
Sizes 4.5 mm (U.S. 7) and 5.5 mm (U.S. 9) knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge. Size 4.5 mm (U.S. 7) circular knitting needle, 32" [81.5 cm long]. Stitch markers. Yarn needle.

GAUGE

18 sts and 23 rows = 4" [10 cm] in stitch pattern using larger needles.

INSTRUCTIONS

Note: Body of garment is worked in one piece beginning at lower back, dividing at shoulders and ending at lower front. Sleeves are worked separately.

Large Rib (multiple of 7 plus 5):
Row 1 (WS): P5, *k2, p5, rep from * across.
Row 2 (RS): K5, *p2, k5, rep from * across.
Rep Rows 1 and 2 for Large Rib.

Opework Rib Pattern (multiple of 7 plus 5):
Row 1 (RS): K5, *yo, k2tog, k5, rep from * across.
Row 2: Purl.
Row 3: K5, *k2tog, yo, k5, rep from * across.
Row 4: Purl.
Rep Rows 1-4 for Openwork Rib Pat.

2x2 Rib (multiple of 4 plus 2):
Row 1 (WS): P2, *k2, p2, rep from * across.
Row 2 (RS): K2, *p2, k2, rep from * across.
Rep Rows 1 and 2 for 2x2 rib.

BODY
With larger needles, cast on 89 (96, 110, 117, 131, 138) sts. Rep Rows 1 and 2 of Large Rib twice, then rep Row 1. Beg Openwork Rib Pat and work even until piece measures 23 1/4 (23 1/2, 23 3/4, 24, 24 1/4, 24 1/4)" [59 (59.5, 60.5, 61, 61.5, 61.5) cm] from beg, ending with a WS row.

Shape neck
Next row (RS): Work in pat across 28 (30, 36, 39, 46, 49) sts, k2tog, k2 for right front, join new ball of yarn and cast off next 25 (28, 30, 31, 31, 32) sts for back, k2, ssk, pat to end for left front— 31 (33, 39, 42, 49, 52) sts each front.
Next row: Purl.
Next row: On right front, work in pat across 27 (29, 35, 38, 45, 48) sts, k2tog, k2; on left front, k2, ssk, pat to end--30 (32, 38, 41, 48, 51) sts rem for each front.
Next row: Purl. Mark this row as shoulder. Work even until piece measures 7" [18 cm] above back neck cast off.
Inc row (RS): On right front, work in pat to last 2 sts, M1-L, k2; on left front, k2, M1-R, pat to end. Maintaining pat, rep inc row every 4 rows 0 (0, 2, 4, 0, 3) times, every 6 rows 11 (15, 14, 13, 16, 14) times, then every 8 rows 3 (0, 0, 0, 0, 0) times--45 (48, 55, 59,
65, 69) sts each front. Work even until front measures same as back from shoulder to beg of rib, ending with a WS row.
Next row (RS): On right front, (k5, p2) 6 (6, 7, 8, 9, 9) times, k3 (6, 6, 3, 2, 6); on left front, k3 (6, 6, 3, 2, 6), (p2, k5) 6 (6, 7, 8, 9, 9) times.
Work in Large Rib for 5 rows. Cast off in pat.

SLEEVE
With pair of needles, cast on 47 (54, 54, 61, 68, 68). Work Large Rib for 2", ending with a WS Row. Change to Openwork Rib Pat, inc 1 st each end of row every 6th row 7 times working added sts into pat — 61 (68, 68, 75, 82, 82) sts. Work even until piece
measures 10 3/4 (10 3/4, 10 1/4, 10 1/2, 9 1/2, 9 3/4)" [27.5 (27.5, 26, 26.5,24, 25) cm], ending with a WS row. Cast off all sts.

FINISHING
Matching center st of sleeve to shoulder marker, sew sleeves to body. Sew sleeve and side seams. Front Band
With RS facing, using circular needle, beg at right front lower edge, pick up and k258 (262, 266, 270, 270, 274) sts up right front, around back neck and down left front. Do not join. Work in 2x2 rib for 5 rows, ending with WS row. Cast off in rib.