Zip Front Cardigan With Flared Sleeves

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Zip Front Cardigan With Flared Sleeves

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Zippered Cardi with flared sleeves and a wide collar. Shown in Patons Shetland Chunky Tweeds.

Sizes

XS
28-30 ins [ 71-76 cm ]
34 ins [ 86.5 cm ]
S
32-34 ins [ 81.5-86.5 cm ]
37½ ins [ 95 cm ]
M
36-38 ins [ 91.5-96.5 cm ]
41½ ins [ 105.5 cm ]
L
40-42 ins [ 101.5-106.5 cm ]
46 ins [ 117 cm ]
XL
44-46 ins [ 112-117 cm ]
50 ins [ 127 cm ]
2XL
48-50 ins [ 122-127 cm ]
53½ ins [ 136 cm ]
3XL
52-54 ins [ 132-137 cm ]
58 ins [ 147.5 cm ]
4XL
56-58 ins [ 142-147.5 cm ]
62 ins [ 157.5 cm ]
5XL
60-62 ins [ 152.5-157.5 cm ]
65 ins [ 165 cm ]

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Incorrect Text: Collar: With RS of work facing and smaller needles, pick up and knit 21 (21-23-23-25-26-26-27-28) sts up left front neck edge (see “Picking Up Along a Shaped Edge” on page 9). K26 (26-26-26-26-28-28-30-32) from back st holder inc 2 sts evenly across. Pick up and knit 21 (21-23-23-25-26-26-27-28) sts down right front neck edge. 70 (70-74-74-78-82-82-86-90) sts.

Correct Text: Collar: With RS of work facing and smaller needles, pick up and knit 21 (21-23-23-25-26-26-27-28) sts up right front neck edge (see “Picking Up Along a Shaped Edge” on page 9). K26 (26-26-26-26-28-28-30-32) from back st holder inc 2 sts evenly across. Pick up and knit 21 (21-23-23-25-26-26-27-28) sts down left front neck edge. 70 (70-74-74-78-82-82-86-90) sts.

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Incorrect Text: Materials
Patons Shetland Chunky Tweeds (85 g / 3 oz)
MC: XS – 7 balls, S – 7 balls, M – 8 balls, L – 8 balls, XL – 9 balls, 2 XL – 9 balls, 3XL – 10 balls, 4 XL – 11 balls, 5XL – 12 balls.
Patons Shetland Chunky (100 g / 3.5 oz)
MC: XS – 6 balls, S – 6 balls, M – 7 balls, L – 7 balls, XL – 8 balls, 2 XL – 8 balls, 3XL – 9 balls, 4 XL – 10 balls, 5XL – 11 balls.

Correct Text: Materials
Patons Shetland Chunky Tweeds (85 g / 3 oz)
MC: XS – 8 balls, S – 8 balls, M – 9 balls, L – 10 balls, XL – 10 balls, 2 XL – 11 balls, 3XL – 12 balls, 4 XL – 13 balls, 5XL – 14 balls.
Patons Shetland Chunky (100 g / 3.5 oz)
MC: XS – 7 balls, S – 7 balls, M – 8 balls, L – 9 balls, XL – 10 balls, 2 XL – 10 balls, 3XL – 11 balls, 4 XL – 12 balls, 5XL – 13 balls.

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Incorrect Text: Collar: With RS of work facing and smaller needles, pick up and knit 21 (21-23-23-25-26-26-27-28) sts. up left front neck edge (see “Picking Up Along a Shaped Edge” on page 9). K26 (26-26-26-26-28-28-30-32) from back st holder inc 2 sts evenly across. Pick up and knit 21 (21-23-23-25-26-26-27-28) sts down right Front neck edge. 70 (70-74-74-78-82-82-86-90) sts.

Correct Text: Collar: With RS of work facing and smaller needles, pick up and knit 21 (21-23-23-25-26-26-27-28) sts. up right front neck edge (see “Picking Up Along a Shaped Edge” on page 9). K26 (26-26-26-26-28-28-30-32) from back st holder inc 2 sts evenly across. Pick up and knit 21 (21-23-23-25-26-26-27-28) sts down left Front neck edge. 70 (70-74-74-78-82-82-86-90) sts.

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Bust measurement:
28-30 ins [ 71-76 cm ]
Finished bust:
34 ins [ 86.5 cm ]

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Abbreviations

Alt = alternate(ing)

Beg = beginning

cont = continue(ity)

Dec = decrease(ing)

inc [kfb] = 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

psso = pass slipped stitch over

rem = remain(ing)

rep = repeat

RS = right side

st(s) = stitch(es)

WS = wrong side

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Bust measurement:
XS 28-30 ins [ 71-76 cm ]
S 32-34 ins [ 81.5-86.5 cm ]
M 36-38 ins [ 91.5-96.5 cm ]
L 40-42 ins [ 101.5-106.5 cm ]
XL 44-46 ins [ 112-117 cm ]
2XL 48-50 ins [ 122-127 cm ]
3XL 52-54 ins [ 132-137 cm ]
4XL 56-58 ins [ 142-147.5 cm ]
5XL 60-62 ins [ 152.5-157.5 cm ]
Finished bust:
XS 34 ins [ 86.5 cm ]
S 37½ ins [ 95 cm ]
M 41½ ins [ 105.5 cm ]
L 46 ins [ 117 cm ]
XL 50 ins [ 127 cm ]
2XL 53½ ins [ 136 cm ]
3XL 58 ins [ 147.5 cm ]
4XL 62 ins [ 157.5 cm ]
5XL 65 ins [ 165 cm ]

MATERIALS

Shetland Chunky Tweeds
SizesXSSMLXL2XL3XL4XL5XL 
Main Color (MC)
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889101011121314
Sizes 5.5 mm (U.S. 9) and 6 mm (U.S. 10) knitting needles or size needed to obtain tension. 1 st holder. Separating zipper.

GAUGE

15 sts and 20 rows = 4 ins [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 ( ). When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes. For ease in working, circle all numbers pertaining to your size.

BACK
Sizes XS-XL only
With smaller needles, cast on 62 (70- 78-86-94) 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 2½ ins [6 cm], ending with a 2nd row and increase (inc) 2 (0-0-0-0) sts evenly across last row. 64 (70-78-86-94) sts.
Change to larger needles and beg with a knit row, proceed in stocking st until work from beg measures 12½ ins [32 cm], ending with RS facing for next row.
Shape armholes: Cast off 4 (5-6-8- 10) sts beg next 2 rows. 56 (60-66- 70-74) sts.
Next row: (RS). K2. K2tog. Knit to last 4 sts. Sl1. K1. psso. K2.
Next row: P2. P2togtbl. Purl to last 4 sts. P2tog. P2.
Rep last 2 rows 0 (0-0-0-1) time more. 52 (56-62-66-66) sts.
Next row: (RS). K2. K2tog. Knit to last 4 sts. Sl1. K1. psso. K2.
Next row: Purl.
Rep last 2 rows 1 (2-4-5-5) time(s) more. 48 (50-52-54-54) sts.
Cont even until armhole measures 8 (8-8½-9-9½) ins [20.5 (20.5-21.5- 23-24) cm], ending with RS facing for next row.
Shape shoulders: Cast off 5 (6-6-7- 7) sts beg next 2 rows, then 6 (6-7-7- 7) sts beg following 2 rows. Leave rem 26 sts on a st holder.

BACK
Sizes 2XL-5XL only
With smaller needles, cast on 98 (106-114-122) 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 2½ ins [6 cm], ending with a 2nd row and increase (inc) 2 (2-2-0) sts evenly across last row. 100 (108-116-122) sts.
Change to larger needles and beg with a knit row, proceed in stocking st until work from beg measures 14 ins [35.5 cm], ending with RS facing for next row.
Shape armholes: Cast off 10 (12-14- 15) sts beg next 2 rows. 80 (84-88- 92) sts.
Next row: (RS). K2. K2tog. Knit to last 4 sts. Sl1. K1. psso. K2.
Next row: P2. P2togtbl. Purl to last 4 sts. P2tog. P2.
Rep last 2 rows 1 (1-3-3) time(s) more. 72 (76-72-76) sts.
Next row: (RS). K2. K2tog. Knit to last 4 sts. Sl1. K1. psso. K2.
Next row: Purl.
Rep last 2 rows 6 (7-4-5) times more. 58 (60-62-64) sts.
Cont even until armhole measures 10 (10-10½-11) ins [25.5 (25.5-26.5- 28) cm], ending with RS facing for next row.
Shape shoulders: Cast off 7 (8-8-8) sts beg next 2 rows, then 8 sts beg following 2 rows. Leave rem 28 (28- 30-32) sts on a st holder.

LEFT FRONT
Sizes XS-XL only

**With smaller needles, cast on 30 (34- 38-42-46) sts and work 2½ ins [6 cm] in (K2. P2) ribbing, as given for Back, ending on a 2nd row and increase (inc) 1 (0-0-0-0) st at center of last row. 31 (34-38-42-46) sts.**
Change to larger needles and beg with a knit row, proceed in stocking st until work from beg measures same length as Back to beg of armhole shaping, ending with RS facing for next row.
Shape armhole: 1st row: Cast off 4 (5-6-8-10) sts. Knit to end of row. 27 (29-32-34-36) sts.
2nd row: Purl.
3rd row: K2. K2tog. Knit to end of row.
4th row: Purl to last 4 sts. P2tog. P2.
Rep last 2 rows 0 (0-0-0-1) time(s) more. 25 (27-30-32-32) sts.
Next row: (RS). K2. K2tog. Knit to end of row.
Next row: Purl.
Rep last 2 rows 1 (2-4-5-5) time(s) more. 23 (24-25-26-26) sts.
Cont even until armhole measures 5 (5-5--5½) ins [12.5 (12.5-12.5- 14-14) cm], ending with WS facing for next row.
Shape neck: Next row: Cast off 6 sts. Purl to end of row. 17 (18-19-20- 20) sts.
Dec 1 st at neck edge on next 3 rows, then on every following alt row 3 times more. 11 (12-13-14-14) sts.
Cont even until armhole measures same length as Back to beg of shoulder shaping, ending with RS facing for next row.
Shape shoulder: Cast off 5 (6-6-7-7) sts beg next row. Purl 1 row. Cast off rem 6 (6-7-7-7) sts.

RIGHT FRONT
Sizes XS-XL only

Work from ** to ** as given for Left Front.
Change to larger needles and beg with a knit row, proceed in stocking st until work from beg measures same length as Back to beg of armhole shaping, ending with WS facing for next row.
Shape armhole: 1st row: Cast off 4 (5-6-8-10) sts. Purl to end of row. 27 (29-32-34-36) sts.
2nd row: (RS). Knit to last 4 sts. Sl1. K1. psso. K2.
3rd row: P2. P2togtbl. Purl to end of row.
Rep last 2 rows 0 (0-0-0-1) time more. 25 (27-30-32-32) sts.
Next row: (RS). Knit to last 4 sts. Sl1. K1. psso. K2.
Next row: Purl.
Rep last 2 rows 1 (2-4-5-5) time(s) more. 23 (24-25-26-26) sts.
Cont even until armhole measures 5 (5-5--5½) ins [12.5 (12.5-12.5- 14-14) cm], ending with RS facing for next row.

Shape neck: Next row: (RS). Cast off 6 sts. Knit to end of row. 17 (18-19- 20-20) sts.
Purl 1 row.
Dec 1 st at neck edge on next 3 rows, then on every following alt row 3 times more. 11 (12-13-14-14) sts.
Cont even until armhole measures same length as Back to beg of shoulder shaping, ending with WS facing for next row.
Shape shoulder: Cast off 5 (6-6-7-7) sts beg next row. Knit 1 row. Cast off rem 6 (6-7-7-7) sts.

LEFT FRONT
Sizes 2XL-5XL only

**With smaller needles, cast on 46 (50-54-58) sts and work 2½ ins [6 cm] in (K2. P2) ribbing as given for Back, ending on a 2nd row and increase (inc) 3 (3-3-2) sts evenly across last row. 49 (53-57-60) sts.**
Change to larger needles and beg with a knit row, proceed in stocking st until work from beg measures same length as Back to beg of armhole shaping, ending with RS facing for next row.
Shape armhole: Cast off 10 (12-14- 15) sts beg next row. 39 (41-43-45) sts.
Purl 1 row.
Next row: (RS). K2. K2tog. Knit to end of row.
Next row: Purl to last 4 sts. P2tog. P2. Rep last 2 rows 1 (1-2-2) time(s) more. 35 (37-37-39) sts.
Next row: (RS). K2. K2tog. Knit to end of row.
Next row: Purl.
Rep last 2 rows 6 (7-6-7) times more. 28 (29-30-31) sts.
Cont even until armhole measures 6 (6--7) ins [15 (15-16.5-18) cm], ending with WS facing for next row.
Shape neck: Next row: Cast off 6 (6- 7-7) sts. Purl to end of row.
Dec 1 st at neck edge on next and every following alt row 6 (6-6-7) times more. 15 (16-16-16) sts.
Cont even until armhole measures same length as Back to beg of shoulder shaping, ending with RS facing for next row.
Shape shoulder: Cast off 7 (8-8-8) sts beg next row. Purl 1 row. Cast off rem 8 sts.

RIGHT FRONT
Sizes 2XL-5XL only

Work from ** to ** as given for Left Front.
Change to larger needles and beg with a knit row, proceed in stocking st until work from beg measures same length as Back to beg of armhole shaping, ending with WS facing for next row.
Shape armhole: Cast off 10 (12-14- 15) sts beg next row. 39 (41-43-45) sts.
Next row: (RS). Knit to last 4 sts. Sl1. K1. psso. K2.
Next row: P2. P2togtbl. Purl to end of row.
Rep last 2 rows 1 (1-2-2) time(s) more. 35 (37-37-39) sts.
Next row: (RS). Knit to last 4 sts. Sl1. K1. psso. K2.
Next row: Purl.
Rep last 2 rows 6 (7-6-7) times more. 28 (29-30-31) sts.
Cont even until armhole measures 6 (6--7) ins [15 (15-16.5-18) cm], ending with RS facing for next row.
Shape neck: Next row: Cast off 6 (6- 7-7) sts. Knit to end of row.
Purl 1 row.
Dec 1 st at neck edge on next and every following alt row 6 (6-6-7) times more. 15 (16-16-16) sts.
Cont even until armhole measures same length as Back to beg of shoulder shaping, ending with WS facing for next row.
Shape shoulder: Cast off 7 (8-8-8) sts beg next row. Knit 1 row. Cast off rem 8 sts.

SLEEVES
Sizes XS-XL only

With larger needles, cast on 42 (42- 42-46-46) sts.
Work 1½ ins [4 cm] in (K2. P2) ribbing as given for Back.
Proceed in stocking st for 4 rows.
Dec 1 st each end of next and every following 6th row twice more. 36 (36-36-40-40) sts.
Work 5 rows even.
Inc 1 st each end of next and every following 8th (6th-6th-6th-6th) row to 46 (50-46-50-50) sts, then every following 10th (8th-8th-8th-8th) row to 48 (52-52-58-58) sts.
Cont even until sleeve from beg measures 18 (18-18-18½-18½) ins [45.5 (45.5-45.5-47-47) cm], ending with RS facing for next row.
Shape Top: Cast off 2 (3-3-5-5) sts beg next 2 rows. 44 (46-46-48-48) sts.
Next row: (RS). K2. K2tog. Knit to last 4 sts. Sl1. K1. psso. K2.
Next row: Purl.
Rep last 2 rows to 18 (18-18-14- 14) sts.
Next row: (RS). K2. K2tog. Knit to last 4 sts. Sl1. K1. psso. K2.
Next row: P2. P2togtbl. Purl to last 4 sts. P2tog. P2.
Rep last 2 rows 1 (1-1-0-0) time more.
Cast off rem 10 sts.

SLEEVES
Sizes 2XL-5XL only

With larger needles, cast on 46 (46- 46-50) sts.
Work 1½ ins [4 cm] in (K2. P2) ribbing as given for Back.
Proceed in stocking st for 4 rows.
Dec 1 st each end of next row and every following 6th row twice more. 40 (40-40-44) sts.
Work 5 rows even.
Inc 1 st each end of next and every following 4th (4th-2nd-2nd) row to 56 (60-44-48) sts, then on following 6th (6th-4th-4th) row to 62 (66-70- 74) sts.
Cont even until sleeve from beg measures 18 (17½-17-17) ins [45.5 (44.5-43-43) cm], ending with RS facing for next row.
Shape Top: Cast off 5 (6-7-8) sts beg next 2 rows. 52 (54-56-58) sts.
Next row: (RS). K2. K2tog. Knit to last 4 sts. Sl1. K1. psso. K2.
Next row: Purl.
Rep last 2 rows to 16 (20-20-20) sts.
Next row: (RS). K2. K2tog. Knit to last 4 sts. Sl1. K1. psso. K2.
Next row: P2. P2togtbl. Purl to last 4 sts. P2tog. P2.
Rep last 2 rows 0 (1-1-1) time more.
Cast off rem 12 sts.

FINISHING
Pin garment pieces to measurements and cover with damp cloth leaving cloth to dry.
Sew shoulder seams. Sew in sleeves. Sew side and sleeve seams.
Collar: With RS of work facing and smaller needles, pick up and knit 21 (21-23-23-25-26-26-27-28) sts up right front neck edge. K26 (26-26-26-26-28-28-30-32) from back st holder inc 2 sts evenly across. Pick up and knit 21 (21-23- 23-25-26-26-27-28) sts down left front neck edge. 70 (70-74-74-78- 82-82-86-90) sts.
Beg on a 2nd row, work 5½ ins [14 cm] in (K2. P2) ribbing as for Back, ending with WS facing for next row.
Next row: Knit (fold line).
Cont in (K2. P2) ribbing for a further 5½ ins [14 cm], ending with RS facing for next row.
Cast off in ribbing.
Right Front Band: With RS of Right Front facing and smaller needles, beg at cast on edge, pick up and knit 66 (70-70-74-74-78-78-82-82) sts up front edge to Collar , pick up and knit 22 sts along side edge of Collar to fold line. 88 (92-92-96-96- 100-100-104-104) sts.
Knit 2 rows. Cast off knitwise (WS).
Left Front Band: Work as given for Right Front Band, picking up sts from fold line of Collar to cast on edge of Left Front.
Sew the zipper in position under front bands.
Fold Collar in half to WS along fold line and sew cast off edge in position, and side edges enclosing zipper tape.
Cast Off in Ribbing.