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Brails Cardigan

$8 (PDF DOWNLOAD) 

The cable pattern on both fronts and back of this playful cardigan grows seamlessly and uninterrupted from wide ribbings on the hem. The cuffs, bands and bottom ribbings are worked with contrast color to get a fresh and youthful look.

This cardigan is worked in one piece from bottom up to underarms. The upper body is worked back and forth; shoulders are seamed using 3-needle BO technique. Stitches for sleeves are picked up along the armholes. Sleeves are worked in round from the underarm down.

Sizes 
Women’s XS (S, M, L, XL, 2XL): to fit bust 28/30 (32/34, 36/38, 40/42, 44/46, 48/50)“ /71/76 (81/86,91/97, 102/107, 112/117, 122/127) сm.

Finished Measurements 
32.5 (37, 41.5, 45, 49.75, 54.25)” /82 (94, 105, 114, 126, 138) cm bust circumference. 
Shown in size S (37”/94 cm) on 37”/94 cm bust with no ease.

Gauge 
21 sts and 28 rows = 4”/10 cm in Reverse Stockinette st on size US 6 (4 mm) needle, after blocking.

Tools 
Size US 5 (3.75 mm) and US 6 (4 mm): 32”/80 cm circular (circ). 
Size US 6 (4 mm): 16”/40 cm circ. 
Two sets of double-pointed needles (dpns) of same sizes. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge. 
Crochet hook G (4 mm) for Nupps (optional).

Notions 
10 Markers, 2 removable markers or pins, cable needle, tapestry needle, waste yarn or stitch holders, 6 (6, 6, 7, 7, 7) buttons of size 7/8”.

Materials 
DK weight yarn (approximate amounts): 
MC: 836 (873, 910, 996, 1033, 1119) yds /764 (798, 832, 911, 945, 1023) m. 
CC: 310 (340, 390, 410, 430, 460) yds /283 (311, 357, 375, 393, 421) m. 
For the sample I have used Knit Picks Capra DK (85% Merino Wool, 15% Cashmere; 123 yds/50 g): Thicket (MC) – 7 (8, 8, 9, 9, 10) skeins, Cream (CC) – – 3 (3, 4, 4, 4, 4) skeins.

Difficulty: Intermediate.

Techniques: working in round, reading charts, cable knitting, ssk, k2tog, German short-rows.

Pattern Style: both written and charted instructions using common knitting abbreviations. Cable pattern is charted.