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Women's Hooded Cardigan Novita 7 Veljestä (7 Brothers) and 7 Veljestä Nostalgia (7 Brothers Nostalgy)

Casual hooded cardigan worked in Novita 7 Veljestä yarn features a fun geometrical pattern on the sleeves and hem. The cardigan can be fastened either with buttons or a belt.

Size(s)

XS-S-M-L-XL-XXL

Yarn demand

Novita 7 Veljestä (011 white) 450[500:550:600:600:650] g (160 jeans) 200[200:250:250:250:250] g 7 Veljestä Nostalgia (031 multiblue-turquoise) 100[100:150:150] g

Needles and other supplies

1 pair Novita 4,5 mm needles Other notions: 5 buttons (www.napiton.fi)

Designer

Lea Petäjä

Finished dimensions

Bust: 78[86:94:102:112:122] cm Length: 74[76:78:80:82:84] 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.
Pattern st: See chart.
Stocking stitch: knit on RS, purl on WS.
Tension
20 sts and 27 rows to 10 cm measured over pattern st
19 sts and 27 rows to 10 cm measured over stocking st

Stitch pattern

Rib:

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

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

Pattern st: See chart.

Stocking stitch: knit on RS, purl on WS.

Tension

20 sts and 27 rows to 10 cm measured over pattern st

19 sts and 27 rows to 10 cm measured over stocking st

Back

Using jeans yarn cast on 86[94:102:110:120:130] sts. Work in rib 3cm. Change to white yarn. Cont in stocking st 4 rows. Beg and ending rows as indicated, cont in patt from chart as folls:

Row 1: Start working from an arrow marked for your size, rep 10 st pattern until the end of the row. Cont in patt and repeat rows 1-12. Work until back meas 28[30:30:32:32:34] cm. Dec 1 st at each end. Repeat decreases at each end in 5 cm intervals 3 times = 78[86:94:102:112:122] sts.

Work until back meas about 44[46:46:48:48:50] cm and you have completed row 2 or row 8. Cont in stocking st using white yarn. Work 1 row.

Next row: dec evenly 2[2:2:4:4:4] sts =76[84:92:98:108:118] sts. Work until back meas

56[57:58:59:61:62] cm.

Shape Armholes

Cast off 4[4:4:5:5:6] sts at beg of next 2 rows, 3 sts at beg of next 0[0:2:2:2:2] rows, 2 sts at beg of next 2[4:2:4:4:6] rows . Dec 1 st at each end of foll alt rows 1(1)2(1)3(2) times = 62[66:70:72:78:84] sts. Work until armhole meas 17[18:19:20:20:21] cm.

Shape Shoulders and Back Neck

Cast off 32 sts in the middle of back for neck and work to end. Leave right side sts on a holder. Work each side of neck separately. Work 1cm. Cast off rem 15[17:19:20:23:26] sts. Rejoin yarn to sts on holder and patt to end. Complete to match first side, reversing shapings.

Left Front

Using jeans yarn cast on 48[52:56:60:65:70] sts.

WS: P1, work in rib: *K1,P1, rep from* to end. Work in rib 3cm. Change to white yarn. Cont in stocking st using white yarn and at left end work 9 sts in rib using jeans yarn. Work 4 rows. Beg and ending rows as indicated, cont in patt from chart as folls:

Row 1: Start working from an arrow marked for your size, rep 10 st pattern until you have 9 sts left on your left hand needle, work 9sts in rib using jeans yarn at left end. Cont in patt and repeat rows 1-12. Work until front meas 28[30:30:32:32:34] cm. Dec 1 st at right end. Repeat decreases at right end in 5 cm intervals 3 times = 44[48:52:56:61:66] sts. Work until front meas about 44[46:46:48:48:50] cm and you have completed row 2 or row 8. Cont in stocking st using white yarn and at left end work 9 sts in rib using jeans yarn. Work 1 row.

Next row: dec evenly 1[1:1:2:2:2] sts =43[47:51:54:59:64] sts. Work until back meas

51[53:54:56:57:59] cm.

Shape Front Neck

RS: work until you have 10 st left on your left hand needle, using jeans yarn: K2, * P1,K1, M1, rep from * twice, P1,K1. New rib : *K2,P1, rep from * to end. Inc to egde sts (=rib sts) 1 st by working 1 white st using jeans yarn alternately every 4 and 2 rows 12 times. The number of sts is the same. AT THE SAME TIME make armhole shaping at right end as for back.

AT THE SAME TIME when you have 17 sts in edge sts, inc 1 st to each K2 stripes = 5 sts increased. Con new rib over these sts: *K3,P1, rep from * to end. Work until you have 26sts in edge sts, inc 1 st to each K3 stripes = 6 sts increased. Con new rib over these sts: *K4,P1, rep from * to end. Work until armhole meas about 18[19:20:21:21:22] cm. Cast off 15[17:19:20:23:26] sts for shoulder and leave 35 sts on a holder. Mark buttonplacementswith stitchmarkers as folls: top button: 2 cm under edge sts incs, the rest of the buttons in 9 cm intervals in between.

Right Front

Work as left front reversing all shapings.Make buttonholes in intervals as you have marked on the left front:

(RS):work 5 sts, yrn,work 2 tog(to make a buttonhole), work to end of row.

Sleeves

Using jeans yarn cast on 46[48:50:50:52:52] sts. Work in rib 3 cm. Change to white yarn. Cont in stocking st 4 rows. Beg and ending rows as indicated, cont in patt from chart as folls:

Row 1:Sleeve middle stitch is marked in chart with an arrow, count from there your starting st. Cont in patt and work rows 1-12 of total of 6 times and work rows 1-6. Cont in stocking st using white yarn.

AT THE SAME TIMEwhen sleeve meas 6[8:7:8:10:10] cm, inc 1 st at each end. Repeat increases in 6,5[5,5:5:4:3,5:3] cm intervals 5(6)7(9)10(12) times = 58[62:66:70:74:78] sts. Work until sleeve meas 45[46:47:48:48:49] cm.

Shape top

Cast off 4[4:5:5:6:6] sts at beg of next 2 rows. Cast off 3 sts at beg of next 2 rows. Cast off 2 sts at beg of next 4 rows.Dec 1 st at each end of next and every foll alt row 8(9)10(11)12(13) times. Cast off 2 sts at beg of next 2 rows. Cast off 3 sts at beg of next 2 rows. 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.

Hood

Rejoin jeans yarn to 35 sts on a holder, pick up and knit 38 sts evenly from neck edge, rejoin yarn to 35 sts on a holder =108 sts. Work in rib as folls:

WS:P1,K1,P4, * K1, P4, rep from * 19 times, K1, P1.

Work until hood meas 33 cm. Cast off sts in rib. Join crown seams using back stitch or matress stitch if preferred.
Join side seams and sleeve seams using back stitch or matress stitch if preferred. Set in sleeves. Sew on buttons.

Belt

Using jeans yarn cast on 13 sts. Work in rib about 145[145:155:155:165:165] cm. Cast off sts in rib.

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