Cozy Cable Hooded Cardigan

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Cozy Cable Hooded Cardigan

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This casual hooded cardigan has beautiful aran-inspired cabling.

Sizes

Extra-Small/Small
28-34 ins [71-86.5 cm]
36.5 ins [92.5 cm]
Medium
36-38 ins [91.5-96.5 cm]
40½ ins [103 cm]
Large
40-42 ins [101.5-106.5 cm]
44 ins [112 cm]
Extra-Large
44-46 ins [112-117 cm]
48 ins [122 cm]
2/3 Extra-Large
48-54 ins [122-137 cm]
57½ ins [146 cm]
4/5 Extra-Large
56-62 ins [142-157.5 cm]
65 ins [165 cm]
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The materials for this project cost $15.34

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Size:

  • Extra-Small/Small
  • Medium
  • Large
  • Extra-Large
  • 2/3 Extra-Large
  • 4/5 Extra-Large
To fit bust measurment
28-34 ins [71-86.5 cm]
Finished bust
36.5 ins [92.5 cm]

Step 2:

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Main Color (MC)

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Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 8/5mm
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Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 9/5.5mm
$4.35

Plastic Straight Cable Needles

3/Pkg
$2.99

Aluminum Stitch Holder

4-3/4" 1/Pkg
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Materials not included in this kit:

Separating zipper.

The materials for this project cost $15.34

Abbreviations

Alt = alternate(ing)

Beg = beginning

C4B = Slip next 2 stitches onto cable needle and leave at back of work. K2, then K2 from cable needle

C4F = Slip next 2 stitches onto cable needle and leave at front of work. K2, then K2 from cable needle

cont = continue(ity)

Dec = decrease(ing)

Inc = Increase(ing)

K = knit

k2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together.

M1 = Make 1 stitch by picking up horizontal loop lying before next stitch and knitting into back of loop.

P = purl

pat = pattern

psso = pass slipped stitch over

rem = remain(ing)

rep = repeat

RS = right side

Sl1 = Slip next stitch knitwise.

st(s) = stitch(es)

T3L = Slip next 2 stitches onto cable needle and leave at front of work. P1, then K2 from cable needle.

T3R = Slip next stitch onto cable needle and leave at back of work. K2, then P1 from cable needle.

T4L = Slip next 3 stitches onto cable needle and leave at front of work. P1, then K3 from cable needle.

T4R = Slip next stitch onto cable needle and leave at back of work. K3, then P1 from cable needle.

WS = wrong side

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

To fit bust measurment
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 36.5 ins [92.5 cm]
Medium 40½ ins [103 cm]
Large 44 ins [112 cm]
Extra-Large 48 ins [122 cm]
2/3 Extra-Large 57½ ins [146 cm]
4/5 Extra-Large 65 ins [165 cm]

MATERIALS

Bernat Super Value
SizesExtra-Small/SmallMediumLargeExtra-Large2/3 Extra-Large4/5 Extra-Large 
Main Color (MC)
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344445
Sizes 5 mm (U.S. 8) and 5.5 mm (U.S. 9) knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge. Cable needle. 3 st holders. Separating zipper.

GAUGE

17 sts and 24 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] with larger needles in stocking st.

INSTRUCTIONS

Panel Pat (worked over 20 sts) (see chart).
1st row: (RS). (P4. C4B) twice. P4.
2nd and alt rows: Knit all knit sts and purl all purl sts as they appear.
3rd row: P2. T4R. T4L. T4R. T3L. P3.
5th row: P2. K2. P4. C4F. P3. T3L. P2.
7th row: P2. T4L. T4R. T4L. P2. K2. P2.
9th row: P4. C4B. P4. (K2. P2) twice.
11th row: P2. T4R. T4L. T4R. P2. K2. P2.
13th row: P2. K2. P4. C4F. P3. T3R. P2.
15th row: P2. T4L. T4R. T4L. T3R. P3.
17th row: As 1st row.
19th row: P3. T3R. T4L. T4R. T4L. P2.
21st row: P2. T3R. P3. C4F. P4. K2. P2.
23rd row: P2. K2. P2. T4R. T4L. T4R. P2.
25th row: (P2. K2) twice. P4. C4B. P4.
27th row: P2. K2. P2. T4L. T4R. T4L. P2.
29th row: P2. T3L. P3. C4F. P4. K2. P2.
31st row: P3. T3L. T4R. T4L. T4R. P2.
32nd row: As 2nd row.
These 32 rows form Panel Pat.
Back
With smaller needles, cast on 78 (86-94-102-122-138) sts.
1st row: (RS). K2. *P2. K2. Rep from * to end of row.
2nd row: P2. *K2. P2. Rep from * to end of row.
Rep last 2 rows of (K2. P2) ribbing until work from beg measures 6 ins [15 cm], ending with a WS row.
Change to larger needles and beg with a knit row, cont even in stocking st until work from beg measures 13 ins [33 cm], ending with a purl row.
Shape armholes: Cast off 6 (7-8-10-15-18) sts beg next 2 rows. 66 (72-78-82-92-102) sts.
Sizes 2/3XL and 4/5XL only: Dec 1 st at each end of next (6-8) rows. (80-86) sts.
All sizes: Dec 1 st each end of next and every following alt row 4 (5-6-7-5-7) times. 56 (60-64-66-68-70) sts.
Cont even until armholes measure (8--9-10-10½) ins [19.5 (20.5-21.5-23-25.5-26.5) cm], ending with a purl row.
Shape shoulders: Cast off 6 (7-7-8-8-8) sts beg next 2 rows, then 5 (6-7-7-7-8) sts beg following 2 rows. Leave rem 34 (34-36-36-38-38) sts on a st holder.
Left Front
With smaller needles, cast on 48 (52-56-60-72-80) sts.
1st row: (RS). (K2. P2) 6 (7-8-9-12-14) times. K2. Work 1st row of Panel Pat. K2.
2nd row: K2. Work 2nd row of Panel Pat. (P2. K2) 6 (7-8-9-12-14) times. P2.
Panel Pat, garter st edging and ribbing are now in position.
Keeping cont of pat, cont in (K2. P2) ribbing until work from beg measures 6 ins [15 cm], ending with a WS row.
Change to larger needles.
Sizes L and XL only: Next row: K11. Inc 1 st in next st. K13. Inc 1 st in next st. K(8-12). Pat to end of row. (58-62) sts.
Next row: Pat across next 22 sts. Purl to end of row.
All sizes: Keeping cont of Panel Pat and garter st edging, proceed in stocking st until work from beg measures 13 ins [33 cm], ending with a WS row.
Shape armhole: Keeping cont of pat, cast off 6 (7-8-10-15-18) sts beg next row. 42 (45-50-52-57-62) sts.
Work 1 row even.
Sizes 2/3XL and 4/5XL only: Dec 1 st at armhole edge on next (6-8) rows. (51-54) sts.
All sizes: Dec 1 st at beg of next and every following alt row 4 (5-6-7-5-7) times more. 37 (39-43-44-45-46) sts.
Cont even in pat until armhole measures same length as Back to beg of shoulder shaping, ending with a WS row.
Shape shoulder: Cast off 6 (7-7-8-8-8) sts beg next row, then 5 (6-7-7-7-8) sts beg following alt row. Work 1 row even. Leave rem 26 (26-29-29-30-30) sts on a st holder.
Right Front
With smaller needles, cast on 48 (52-56-60-72-80) sts.
1st row: (RS). K2. Work 17th row of Panel Pat. (K2. P2) 6 (7-8-9-12-14) times. K2.
2nd row: (P2. K2) 6 (7-8-9-12-14) times. P2. Work 18th row of Panel Pat. K2. Panel Pat, garter st edging and ribbing are now in position.
Keeping cont of pat, proceed in (K2. P2) ribbing until work from beg measures 6 ins [15 cm], ending with a WS row.
Change to larger needles.
Sizes L and XL only: Next row: Pat across next 22 sts. K(9-13). Inc 1 st in next st. K13. Inc 1 st in next st. Knit to end of row. (58-62) sts.
Next row: Purl to last 22 sts. Pat to end of row.
All sizes: Keeping cont of Panel Pat and garter st edging, cont in stocking st until work from beg measures 13 ins [33 cm], ending with a RS row.
Shape armhole: Keeping cont of pat, cast off 6 (7-8-10-15-18) sts beg next row. 42 (45-50-52-57-62) sts.
Sizes 2/3XL and 4/5XL only: Dec 1 st at armhole edge on next (6-8) rows. (51-54) sts.
All sizes: Dec 1 st at end of next and every following alt row 4 (5-6-7-5-7) times more. 37 (39-43-44-45-46) sts.
Cont even in pat until armhole measures same length as Back to beg of shoulder shaping, ending with a RS row.
Shape shoulder: Cast off 6 (7-7-8-8-8) sts beg next row, then 5 (6-7-7-7-8) sts beg following alt row. Leave rem 26 (26-29-29-30-30) sts on a st holder.
Sleeves
With smaller needles, cast on 42 (42-42-46-46-46) sts.
1st row: (RS). K2. *P2. K2. Rep from * to end of row.
2nd row: P2. *K2. P2. Rep from * to end of row.
Rep last 2 rows of (K2. P2) ribbing until work from beg measures 7 ins [18 cm], ending with a WS row.
Change to larger needles and proceed in stocking st, inc 1 st each end of 5th and every following 8th (8th-6th-6th-4th-2nd) row 2 (5-5-6-9-2) times, then every following 10th (10th-8th-8th-6th-4th) row 5 (3-5-4-5-15) times. 58 (60-64-68-76-82) sts.
Cont even until work from beg measures 21 (21½-21½-21-20½-20) ins [53.5 (54.5-54.5-53.5-52-51) cm], ending with a purl row.
Shape top: Cast off 5 (5-6-8-11-13) sts beg next 2 rows. 48 (50-52-52-54-56) sts.
Dec 1 st each end of needle on next and every following alt row 12 (13-14-16-19-20) times, then every row 7 (7-7-5-3-3) times. Cast off rem 8 sts.
Finishing
Pin garment pieces to measurements. Cover with a damp cloth, leaving cloth to dry.
Hood: Sew shoulder seams.
With RS of work facing and larger needles, pat across 26 (26-29-29-30-30) sts from right front st holder. Place marker on needle. K34 (34-36-36-38-38) from back st holder. Pat across 26 (26-29-29-30-30) sts from left front st holder. 86 (86-94-94-98-98) sts.
Work 1 row even in pat.
Next row: (RS). Pat to marker. M1. K34 (34-36-36-38-38). M1. Pat to end of row.
Next row: Work even in pat.
Rep last 2 rows 9 (9-5-5-3-3) times more. 106 sts.
Cont even in pat until Hood measures 12 ins [30.5 cm], ending with a WS row.
Shape top: 1st row: Pat across 51 sts. Sl1. K1. psso. Place marker on needle. K2tog. Pat to end of row.
2nd row: Work even in pat.
3rd row: Pat to 2 sts before marker. Sl1. K1. psso. K2tog. Pat to end of row.
Rep 2nd and 3rd rows 7 times more, then 2nd row once. Cast off rem 88 sts.
Fold cast off edge of Hood in half and sew top seam. Sew in Sleeves. Sew side and sleeve seams, reversing seam for last 4 ins [10 cm] for cuff turn back. Sew in zipper.