Size
S/M-L-XL/XXL
Dimensions when completed
Bust: 120[132:144] cm
Length: 70[72:74] cm
Inner length of the sleeve: 45[46:47] cm
Demand
Novita Joki (010 off-white) 550[600:650] g
Other supplies
80cm long circular needles Novita 7 mm
Density
Stitch pattern
Cable pattern: See chart.
Garter stitch: knit every row.
Stocking stitch: knit on RS, purl on WS.
Tension
22st patt to 12 cm measured over cable patt
Designer name
Lea Petäjä
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Stitch pattern

Cable pattern: See chart.

Garter stitch: knit every row.

Stocking stitch: knit on RS, purl on WS.

Tension

22st patt to 12 cm measured over cable patt 

Cardigan

Cast on 209[231:253] sts.

WS: Knit.

Beg and ending rows as indicated, cont in patt from chart as folls:

Row 1: K5, work 1 st as indicated in chart (from right end), work as indicated in chart from A[B:A] to C = 33[22:33] sts, from B to C 3(4)4 times = 66[88:88] sts, from C–D 3(4)4 times =66[88:88] sts, from C– E[D:E] = 33[22:33] sts, K5. Work 5 sts in garter st at both ends and cont in patt over the rest of the sts and repeat rows 1-20. Work until cardigan meas 50[51:52] cm. Divide the cardigan in three pieces as folls:

RS: work 46[50:57] sts for right front, cast off 7[10:7] sts for armhole, work 103[111:125] sts for back, cast off 7[10:7] sts for armhole, work 46[50:57] sts for left front.

Left Front Upper Part

Cont in patt over 46[50:57] sts.

Shape Armholes

Keeping patt correct cast off 2 sts at right end every alt row 3(5)3 times = 40[40:51] sts. Work until armhole meas 20[21:22] cm. Cast off 24[24:35] sts for shoulder. Work rem 16 sts for collar. Inc 1 st at neck egde = 17 sts. Work 5 sts in garter st and the rest of the sts in stocking st. Work until collar meas slightly stretched 12 cm. Leave sts on a holder.

Right Front Upper Part

Work as left front upper part reversing all shapings.

Back Upper Part

Cont in patt over 103[111:125] sts.

Shape Armholes

Keeping patt correct cast off 2 sts at both ends at beg of next 6[10:6] rows = 91[91:113] sts. Work until armhole meas 19[20:21] cm.

Shape Shoulders and Back Neck

Cast off 43 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 until armhole meas 20[21:22] cm.

Cast off 24[24:35] sts for shoulder. Rejoin yarn to sts on holder and patt to end. Complete to match first side.

Sleeves

Cast on 41[43:45] sts.

WS: Knit.

Beg and ending rows as indicated, cont in patt from chart as folls:

Row 11: Work 9[10:11] sts in stocking st, work 23st patt once, work 9[10:11] sts in stocking st. Work rows 11-20 and then rep rows 1-20.

Work until sleeve meas 10[6:7] cm. Inc 1 st at each end. Repeat increases in 5 cm intervals 6(7)7 times = 55[59:61] sts. Work until sleeve meas 45[46:47] cm.

Shape top

Cast off 3[5:3] sts at beg of next 2 rows. Cast off 2 sts at beg of next 6[10:6] 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.

Join both collar seams (=back seam) using back stitch or matress stitch if preferred. Sew collar to back neck edge using back stitch or matress stitch if preferred.

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