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Cable cardigan

Cable cardigan

Easy knit cable cardigan

Pattern uses 3.25mm & 3.75mm needles, approx 3 100g balls of DK for a small adult (add additional sts in increments of 5 for larger sizes)

Back

With smaller needles cast on 103 sts. K1, P1, K1 (rib) to end. Continue until band measures 5cms. Increase 4 sts evenly across row (107 sts).

Change to larger needles.

Row 1. P1, K1, P3, K1, P1 continue pattern to end

Row 2. K2, slip st onto another needle and bring forward, knit 2 sts and slip unworked stitch back onto work, knit (cable created), K2 continue to end

Row 3. as row 1 to end

Row 4. Knit across the row. These 4 rows form the pattern throughout.

Continue in pattern until work measures 35.5cms.

Shape armholes. Cast off 7 sts at th ebegining of next 2 rows. Decrease 1 st at each end for the next 5 rows. Then alternate row 3 times. Continue even until armhole measures 19cms.

Shape shoulders. Cast off 9 sts at the begining of next 4 rows. Cast off remaining sts.

Left & right front

Knit both fronts on the same needle.

With smaller needles cast on 57 sts. K1, P1, K1 (rib) to end. Continue until band measures 5cms. Increase 3 sts evenly across row.

Change to larger needles. Work 9 sts in rib (making button holes where required) and then in pattern (as above) until fronts measure 35.5cms.

Shape armhole and V-neck. Cast off 7 sts at the begining of next row.

Keeping pattern work 2together at each end of next row

Next row pattern to last 2 sts, work 2together

Next row work 2together at each end of next row

Next row pattern to last 2 sts, work 2together.

Continue until work measures the same as back 27 sts

Shape shoulder. Cast off 9 sts at the begining of next row.

Rib extension. Continue to work remaining 9 sts of rib for 18cms (to be attached to the back of the neck later).

Sleeves

Make 2 on the same needle.

With smaller needles cast on 59 sts. Work 4 rows of rib (K1, P1). Increase 4 sts evenly across.

Change to larger needles and work pattern as above for 12 rows.

Increase 1 st at each end every 12 rows. Then every 14th row.

Continue in even pattern until work measures 44.5cms.

Shape top. Keeping pattern cast off 5 sts at the begining of the next 2 rows.

Decrease 1 st at each end on next and following alternate rows until there are 13 sts. Cast off.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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