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Womans Cardigan Novita Joki (River) Example 1Womans Cardigan Novita Joki (River) Example 1
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Womans Cardigan Novita Joki (River)

Classically stylish cardigan worked in Novita Joki (River) yarn has check pattern formed by cable stitches on front and back.

Size(s)

XS-S-M-L-XL-XXL

Yarn demand

Novita Joki (093 petrol) 350[400:450:500:550:600] g

Needles and other supplies

1 pair Novita 5,5 mm needles 1 pair Novita 6,5 mm needles Other notions: 6[6:6:7:7:7] buttons (www.napiton.fi)

Designer

Lea Petäjä

Finished dimensions

Bust: 78[86:94:102:110:118] cm Length: 52[54:56:58:60:62] cm Inner length of the sleeve: 45[46:47:48:48:49] cm

Stitch pattern
Rib:Row 1:*K1,P1, rep from* to end. Row 2: *K1, P1, rep from * to end.
Cable pattern: See chart.
Stocking stitch: knit on RS, purl on WS.
Reversed stocking stitch: purl on RS, knit on WS.
Tension
17 sts and 22 rows to 10 cm measured over stocking st using larger needles
19 sts to 10 cm measured over cable patt using larger needles

Stitch pattern

Rib:

Row 1:*K1,P1, rep from* to end.

Row 2: *K1, P1, rep from * to end.

Cable pattern: See chart.

Stocking stitch: knit on RS, purl on WS.

Reversed stocking stitch: purl on RS, knit on WS.

Tension

17 sts and 22 rows to 10 cm measured over stocking st using larger needles

19 sts to 10 cm measured over cable patt using larger needles

Back

Using smaller needles cast on 74[82:90:98:106:114] sts.

WS: P2, work in rib: *K1,P1, rep from* to end. Work in rib until back meas 7 cm. Change to larger needles. Beg and ending rows as indicated, cont in patt from chart as folls:

Row 1: K1, work 4 sts as indicated in chart (from right end), repeat 8st patt 8(9)10(11)12(13) times, work 4 sts from left end in chart, K1. Cont in patt and repeat rows 1-16, knit 1 st at both ends every row. Work until back meas 34[35:36:37:39:40] cm.

Shape Armholes

Keeping patt correct cast off 3[3:3:4:4:4] sts at beg of next 2 rows. Dec 1 st at each end of foll alt rows 6(6)6(7)7(7) times = 56[64:72:76:84:92] sts. Work until armhole meas 16[17:18:19:19:20] cm.

Shape Shoulders and Back Neck

Cast off 30[30:30:32:32:32] sts in the middle of back for neck and work in patt to end. Leave right side sts on a holder. Work each side of neck separately. Work 2 rows. Dec 2sts at neck edge. Work until armhole meas 18[19:20:21:21:22] cm. Cast off rem 11[15:19:20:24:28] sts. Rejoin yarn to sts on holder and patt to end. Complete to match first side, reversing shapings.

Right Front

Using smaller needles cast on 35[39:43:47:51:55] sts.

WS: P2, work in rib: *K1,P1, rep from* to end. Work in rib until front meas 7 cm. Change to larger needles. Beg and ending rows as indicated, cont in patt from chart as folls:

Row 1: K1, P1 (=reversed stocking st , K1 on the WS), work 4[0:4:0:4:0] sts as indicated in chart (from right end), repeat 8st patt 3(4)4(5)5(6) times, work 4 sts from left end in chart, K1. Cont in patt and repeat rows 1-16, knit 1 st at both ends every row. Work until back meas 34[35:36:37:39:40] cm.

Shape Armholes

Keeping patt correct cast off 3[3:3:4:4:4] sts at left end once. Dec 1 st at left end of foll alt rows 6(6)6(7)7(7) times = 26[30:34:36:40:44] sts. Work until armhole meas 9[10:11:12:12:13] cm.

Shape Front Neck

Put 8[8:8:9:9:9] sts at right end on a holder. Cast off at right end every alt row 3 sts once, 2 sts once, 1 st twice. Work until armhole meas 18[19:20:21:21:22] cm. Cast off rem 11[15:19:20:24:28] sts.

Left Front

Work as right front reversing all shapings.

Sleeves

Using smaller needles cast on 36[38:38:40:40:42] sts. Work in rib until sleeve meas 7 cm. Change to larger needles. Cont in stocking st. Work until sleeve meas 13[14:12:10:12:10] cm. Inc 1 st at each end. Repeat increases in 4[4:3,5:3,5:3:3] cm intervals 7(7)9(10)11(12) times = 52[54:58:62:64:68] sts. Work until sleeve meas 45[46:47:48:48:49] cm.

Shape top

Cast off 3[3:3:4:4:4] sts at beg of next 2 rows. Dec 1 st at each end of next and every foll alt row 6(6)6(7)7(7) times. Cast off rem sts.

Making Up

Flatten the pieces to the desired dimensions on an even surface, wrong side up. Wet with water spray, and allow to dry. Join both shoulder seams.

Collar

RS: Using smaller needles rejoin yarn to 8[8:8:9:9:9] sts on a holder, pick up and knit 75[75:77:75:77:77]sts evenly from neck edge, rejoin yarn to 8[8:8:9:9:9] sts on a holder =91[91:93:93:95:95] sts. Work in rib 3,5cm. Cast off sts in rib.

Front Edges

Using smaller needles pick up and knit from left front edge sts as folls: pick up and knit 16 sts to 10cm. Number of sts has to be divisible by 2. +5sts.

WS:P2, work in rib: *K1,P1, rep from* , K1,P2

Work in rib 3,5cm. Cast off sts in rib.Mark buttonplacementswith stitchmarkers as folls: top button: 2 cm under neckline, bottom button: 2 cm above hem. The rest of the buttons evenly in between. Work right front edge as for left. Work 1cm. Make buttonholes in intervals as you have marked on the left front:

(RS): K2tog, yrn (to make a buttonhole).

Work until edge meas 3,5 cm. Cast of in rib.

Join side seams and sleeve seams using back stitch or matress stitch if preferred. Set in sleeves. Sew on buttons.

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