Just for Mom Cardigan

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Just for Mom Cardigan

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Crop sleeve cardigan with ribbing and a flattering shape.

X-Small/Small
28-34 ins [71-86.5 cm]
35.5" [90 cm]
Medium
36-38 ins [91.5-96.5 cm]
39.5" [100.5 cm]
Large
40-42 ins [101.5-106.5 cm]
43.5" [110.5 cm]
X-Large
44-46 ins [112-117 cm]
48" [122 cm]
2/3 X-Large
48-54 ins [122-137 cm]
57" [144.5 cm]
4/5 X-Large
56-62 ins [142-157.5 cm]
65" [165 cm]
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The materials for this project cost $9.35

Step 1:

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Size:

  • X-Small/Small
  • Medium
  • Large
  • X-Large
  • 2/3 X-Large
  • 4/5 X-Large
To fit bust measurement
28-34 ins [71-86.5 cm]
Finished bust
35.5" [90 cm]

Step 2:

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

Main Color (MC)

Handicrafter Cotton | Select your Shade, Edit Color
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Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 7/4.5mm
$3.95

Aluminum Stitch Holder

3" 1/Pkg
$5.40

Materials not included in this kit:

Buttons

The materials for this project cost $9.35

Abbreviations

Beg = beginning

Dec = decrease(ing)

Inc = Increase(ing)

K = knit

P = purl

P2tog = purl two stitches together

P2togtbl = purl 2 stitches together through back loops

pat = pattern

psso = pass slipped stitch over

rem = remain(ing)

rep = repeat

RS = right side

Sl1 = Slip next stitch knitwise.

st(s) = stitch(es)

WS = wrong side

yfwd = yarn forward (makes 1 extra stitch)

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

To fit bust measurement
X-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]
X-Large 44-46 ins [112-117 cm]
2/3 X-Large 48-54 ins [122-137 cm]
4/5 X-Large 56-62 ins [142-157.5 cm]
Finished bust
X-Small/Small 35.5" [90 cm]
Medium 39.5" [100.5 cm]
Large 43.5" [110.5 cm]
X-Large 48" [122 cm]
2/3 X-Large 57" [144.5 cm]
4/5 X-Large 65" [165 cm]

MATERIALS

Cardigan
Bernat Handicrafter Cotton
SizesX-Small/SmallMediumLargeX-Large2/3 X-Large4/5 X-Large 
Main Color (MC)
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8910121415
Size 4.5 mm (U.S. 7) knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge. 4 st holders. 5 buttons.

GAUGE

19 sts and 27 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in stocking st.

INSTRUCTIONS

Back
Cast on 86 (98-106-118-142-162) 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 for 2 ins [5 cm], ending with a 2nd row and inc 3 (1-3-2-0-1) st(s) evenly across last row. 89 (99-109-120-142-163) sts.
Proceed as follows:
1st row: (RS). (K2. P2) 3 (3-3-4-4-5) times. Knit to last 12 (12-12-16-16-20) sts. (P2. K2) 3 (3-3-4-4-5) times.
2nd row: (P2. K2) 3 (3-3-4-4-5) times. Purl to last 12 (12-12-16-16-20) sts. (K2. P2) 3 (3-3-4-4-5) times.
Rep last 2 rows until work from beg measures 8 (9-9-15-16-16) ins [20.5 (23-23-38-40.5-40.5) cm], ending with a 2nd row.
Shape raglans: Next row: Cast off 8 (8-8-12-12-16) sts beg of next 2 rows. 73 (83-93-96-118-131) sts.
Sizes XS/S, M and XL only: 1st row: (RS). K2. P2. K2tog. Knit to last 6 sts. Sl1. K1. psso. P2. K2.
Work 3 rows even.
Rep last 4 rows 4 (0-1) time(s) more. 63 (81-92) sts.
All sizes: Next row: (RS). K2. P2. K2tog. Knit to last 6 sts. Sl1. K1. psso. P2. K2.
Next row: P2. K2. Purl to last 4 sts. K2. P2.
Rep last 2 rows 3 (12-14-13-9-3) times more. 55 (55-63-64-98-123) sts.
Sizes L, 2/3XL and 4/5XL only: 1st row: (RS). K2. P2. K2tog. Knit to last 6 sts. Sl1. K1. psso. P2. K2.
2nd row: P2. K2. P2togtbl. Purl to last 6 sts. P2tog. K2. P2.
3rd row: As 1st row.
4th row: P2. K2. Purl to last 4 sts. K2. P2.
Rep last 4 rows (0-5-9) times more. (57-62-63) sts.
Size XL only: Next row: (RS). K2. P2. K2tog. Knit to last 6 sts. Sl1. K1. psso. P2. K2.
2nd row: P2. K2. P2togtbl. Purl to last 6 sts. P2tog. K2. P2. 60 sts.
All sizes: Leave rem 55 (55-57-60-62-63) sts on a st holder.
Left Front
Cast on 48 (52-56-64-72-84) sts.
1st row: (RS). *K2. P2. Rep from * to last 8 sts. K2. (P1. K1) 3 times.
2nd row: K2. (P1. K1) twice. P2. *K2. P2.
Rep from * to end of row.
Rep last 2 rows of ribbing for 2 ins [5 cm], ending with a 2nd row and dec 2 (0-0-dec 2- inc 1-0) st(s) evenly across last row. 46 (52-56-62-73-84) sts.
Proceed as follows:
1st row: (RS). (K2. P2) 3 (3-3-4-4-5) times. Knit to last 6 sts. (P1. K1) 3 times.
2nd row: K2. (P1. K1) twice. Purl to last 12 (12-12-16-16-20) sts. (K2. P2) 3 (3-3-4-4-5) times.
Rep last 2 rows until work from beg measures 8 (9-9-15-16-16) ins [20.5 (23-23-38-40.5-40.5) cm], ending with a 2nd row.
Shape raglan: Next row: (RS). Cast off 8 (8-8-12-12-16) sts. Pat to end of row. 38 (44-48-50-61-68) sts.
Next row: Work even in pat.
Sizes XS/S, M and XL only: 1st row: (RS). K2. P2. K2tog. Pat to end of row.
Work 3 rows even.
Rep last 4 rows 4 (0-1) time(s) more. 33 (43-48) sts.
All sizes: Next row: (RS). K2. P2. K2tog. Pat to end of row.
Next row: Work even in pat.
Rep last 2 rows 3 (12-14-13-9-3) times more. 29 (30-33-34-51-64) sts.
Sizes L, 2/3XL and 4/5XL only: 1st row: (RS). K2. P2. K2tog. Pat to end of row.
2nd row: Pat to last 6 sts. P2tog. K2. P2.
3rd row: As 1st row.
4th row: Work even in pat.
Rep last 4 rows (0-5-9) times more. (30-33-34) sts.
Size XL only: Next row: (RS). K2. P2. K2tog. Pat to end of row.
2nd row: Pat to last 6 sts. P2tog. K2. P2. 32 sts.
All sizes: Leave rem 29 (30-30-32-33-34) sts on a st holder.
Place markers for 5 buttons, having top button at last row, bottom button 6 rows up from cast on edge and rem 3 buttons spaced evenly between.
Work buttonholes on Right Front to correspond to button markers as follows:
Next row: (RS). K1. P1. K1. yfwd. K2tog. Pat to end of row.
Right Front
Cast on 48 (52-56-64-72-84) sts.
1st row: (RS). (K1. P1) 3 times. K2. *P2. K2. Rep from * to end of row.
2nd row: *P2. K2. Rep from * to last 8 sts. P2. (K1. P1) twice. K2.
Rep last 2 rows of ribbing for 2 ins [5 cm], ending with a 2nd row and dec 2 (0-0-dec 2- inc 1-0) evenly across last row. 46 (52-56-62-73-84) sts.
Proceed as follows:
1st row: (RS). (K1. P1) 3 times. Knit to last 12 (12-12-16-16-20) sts. (P2. K2) 3 (3-3-4-4-5) times.
2nd row: (P2. K2) 3 (3-3-4-4-5) times. Purl to last 6 sts. (K1. P1) twice. K2.
Rep last 2 rows until work from beg measures 8 (9-9-15-16-16) ins [20.5 (23-23-38-40.5-40.5) cm], ending with a 1st row.
Shape raglan: Next row: (WS). Cast off 8 (8-8-12-12-16) sts. Pat to end of row. 38 (44-48-50-61-68) sts.
Sizes XS/S, M and XL only: 1st row: (RS). Pat to last 6 sts. Sl1. K1. psso. P2. K2.
Work 3 rows even.
Rep last 4 rows 4 (0-1) time(s) more. 33 (43-48) sts.
All sizes: Next row: (RS). Pat to last 6 sts. Sl1. K1. psso. P2. K2.
Next row: Work even in pat.
Rep last 2 rows 3 (12-14-13-9-3) times more. 29 (30-33-34-51-64) sts.
Sizes L, 2/3XL and 4/5XL only: 1st row: (RS). Pat to last 6 sts. Sl1. K1. psso. P2. K2.
2nd row: P2. K2. P2togtbl. Pat to end of row.
3rd row: As 1st row.
4th row: Work even in pat.
Rep last 4 rows (0-5-9) times more. (30-33-34) sts.
Size XL only: Next row: (RS). Pat to last 6 sts. Sl1. K1. psso. P2. K2.
2nd row: P2. K2. P2togtbl. Pat to end of row. 32 sts.
All sizes: Leave rem 29 (30-30-32-33-34) sts on a st holder.
Sleeves
Cast on 50 (54-58-62-66-70) 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, inc 1 st each end of needle on 5th (5th-5th-3rd-3rd-3rd) row and every following 8th (6th-6th-4th-2nd-2nd) row to 60 (66-70-66-76-92) sts, taking inc sts into (K2. P2) ribbing.
Sizes XL, 2/3XL and 4/5XL only: Inc 1 st each end of needle on every following 4th row from previous inc to (78-90-100) sts.
All sizes: Cont even until work from beg measures 6½ ins [16.5 cm], ending with a WS row.
Shape raglans: Next row: Cast off 8 (8-8-12-12-16) sts beg of next 2 rows. 44 (50-54-54-66-68) sts.
Next row: K2. P2. Work 2tog. Pat to last 6 sts. Work 2tog. P2. K2.
Next 3 rows: Knit all knit sts and purl all purl sts as they appear.
Rep last 4 rows 1 (0-2-5-2-3) time(s). 40 (48-48-42-60-60) sts.
Next row: K2. P2. Work 2tog. Pat to last 6 sts. Work 2tog. P2. K2.
Next row: Knit all knit sts and purl all purl sts as they appear.
Rep last 2 rows to 20 (22-26-28-28-28) sts.
Leave rem sts on a st holder.
Finishing
Pin garment pieces to measurements. Cover with a damp cloth, leaving cloth to dry.
Neck Edging: Sew raglan seams. Work top buttonhole to correspond to top button marker, AT SAME TIME, with RS of work facing [Pat 27 (28-28-30-31-32) sts. Sl1. K1. psso] from right front st holder.
[K2tog. Pat 16 (18-22-24-24-24) sts. Sl1. K1. psso.] from Right sleeve st holder.
[K2tog. Pat 51 (51-53-56-58-59) sts, inc 1 (dec 1-inc 1-dec 2-dec 2-dec 1) st(s) evenly across. Sl1. K1. psso] from back st holder.
[K2tog. Pat 16 (18-22-24-24-24) sts. Sl1. K1. psso.] from Left sleeve st holder. [K2tog. Pat 27 (28-28-30-31-32) sts] from left front st holder. 146 (150-162-170-174-178) sts.
1st row: (WS). K2. (P1. K1) twice. *P2. K2. Rep from * to last 8 sts. P2. (K1. P1) twice. K2.
2nd row: (K1. P1) 3 times. *K2. P2. Rep from * to last 8 sts. K2. (P1. K1) 3 times.
Rep last 2 rows for 1½ ins [ 4 cm], ending with 1st row. Cast off in ribbing.
Sew side and sleeve seams.