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Women's cardigan Novita Isoveli

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A trendy cardigan with striking bobbles on the sleeves. From Novita Isoveli.
Magazine Novita Kevät 2019 -lehti (in Finnish)
Pattern N:o in Magazine 15
Skill level Intermediate
Women's cardigan Novita Isoveli
Novita circular needles 60 cm-5.0 mm
€3.80
Novita circular needles 60 cm-6.0 mm
€3.80
Novita Finishing Needle 2 pcs
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Women's cardigan Novita Isoveli
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    Availability:In stock
    SKU N011915
    Pattern details
    Size
    XS(S)M/L(XL/XXL)3XL

    Yarn demand
    Novita Isoveli
    (508) Twinflower 750(800)850(900)950 g

    Needles and other supplies
    Circular needles
    (60 cm / 24 in) Novita 5 mm (UK 6 / US 8) and
    6 mm (UK 4 / US 10) or sizes needed to obtain gauge

    Designer
    Mari Kangas

    Details

    Back

    Using the larger needles, cast on 81(87)93(99)105 sts and work 4 cm of ribbing. Then work reverse stockinette st.

    When the piece measures 54(56)58(61)64 cm, on every other row bind off 3x7(8)9(9)10 sts and 1x8(8)8(10)10 sts at both ends for the armholes.

    Note: When the piece measures 56(58)60(63)66 cm, bind off the middle 19(19)19(21)21 sts. Work one side of the neckline at a time. After 2 rows, bind off 1x2 sts at the neckline edge.

    Work the other side of the neckline in the same manner.

    Left front

    Using the larger needles, cast on 39(41)45(47)51 sts and work 4 cm of ribbing. Then work reverse stockinette st.

    When the piece measures 23(24)24(26)27 cm, begin the slanted neckline: work a RS row until 3 sts remain, p2tog, p1. Repeat the decreases every 3,5(4)4(4)3,5 cm 9(8)9(9)10 more times.

    When the piece measures 54(56)58(61)64 cm, on every other row bind off 3x7(8)9(9)10 sts and 1x8(8)8(10)10 sts at the right end for the shoulder.

    Right front

    Mirror the left front.

    Sleeves

    Using the smaller needles, cast on 31(31)33(35)37 sts and work 7 cm of ribbing.

    On the next WS row work as follows: *k1, knit the next st through the front and back loops*, repeat *-* 5 more times, knit the next 6(6)8(10)12 sts through the front and back loops, repeat *-* 6 times, k1. 18(18)20(22)24 sts increased, 49(49)53(57)61 sts on the needles.

    Begin the textured pattern:

    Row 1: *P1. K1, yo, k1, yo, k1 into the next st. P1, k1*, repeat *-* 11(11)12(13)14 more times, p1.

    Row 2: k1, *p1, k7*, repeat *-* 11(11)12(13)14 more times.

    Rows 3-4: knit the knit sts and purl the purl sts.

    Row 5: *p1, k5tog tbl, p1, k1*, repeat *-* 11(11)12(13)14 more times, p1.

    Row 6: *K1. K1, yo, k1, yo, k1 into the next st. K1, p1*, repeat *-* 11(11)12(13)14 more times, k1.

    Row 7: p1, *k1, p7*, repeat *-* 11(11)12(13)14 more times.

    Rows 8-9: knit the knit sts and purl the purl sts.

    Row 10: *k1, p5tog, k1, p1*, repeat *-* 11(11)12(13)14 more times, k1.

    Keep repeating rows 1-10 until the piece measures approx. 42(43)44(44)45 cm. Finish on either row 5 or row 10. Work the sts as they appear. Continue for 2 cm and bind off in pattern.

    Knit the other sleeve to match.

    Finishing

    Pin the pieces to measurements, mist on the wrong side and allow to dry.

    Sew the shoulder seams.

    Neckline edge: Using the smaller circular needle, pick up and knit sts from the RS. Start from the ribbed section at the edge of the right front. Pick up 1 st per each row. Continue on the reverse stockinette st section and pick up 3 sts per 4 rows. Pick up and knit 29(29)31(33)33 sts from the back neckline. Pick up 3 sts per 4 rows at the other front edge and 1 st per row at the ribbing. Make sure the stitch count is divisible by 4 + 1 sts. Begin ribbing on the WS: p2, k1, *p1, k1*, repeat *-*, p2. When the border measures 4 cm, bind off in pattern.

    Attach the sleeves following the red markings on the pattern.

    Sew the side seams and sleeve seams.

    Pattern instructions
    Finished dimensions
    body circumference 104(112)120(128)136 cm / 41(44)47¼(50½)53½ in length 58(60)62(65)68 cm / 22¾(23½)24½(25½)26¾ in sleeve length 44(45)46(46)47 cm / 17¼(17¾)18(18)18½ in

    Stitch patterns & gauge
    Stitch patterns
    - Ribbing: *k1, p1*, repeat *-*. On the wrong side rows

    Back

    Using the larger needles, cast on 81(87)93(99)105 sts and work 4 cm of ribbing. Then work reverse stockinette st.

    When the piece measures 54(56)58(61)64 cm, on every other row bind off 3x7(8)9(9)10 sts and 1x8(8)8(10)10 sts at both ends for the armholes.

    Note: When the piece measures 56(58)60(63)66 cm, bind off the middle 19(19)19(21)21 sts. Work one side of the neckline at a time. After 2 rows, bind off 1x2 sts at the neckline edge.

    Work the other side of the neckline in the same manner.

    Left front

    Using the larger needles, cast on 39(41)45(47)51 sts and work 4 cm of ribbing. Then work reverse stockinette st.

    When the piece measures 23(24)24(26)27 cm, begin the slanted neckline: work a RS row until 3 sts remain, p2tog, p1. Repeat the decreases every 3,5(4)4(4)3,5 cm 9(8)9(9)10 more times.

    When the piece measures 54(56)58(61)64 cm, on every other row bind off 3x7(8)9(9)10 sts and 1x8(8)8(10)10 sts at the right end for the shoulder.

    Right front

    Mirror the left front.

    Sleeves

    Using the smaller needles, cast on 31(31)33(35)37 sts and work 7 cm of ribbing.

    On the next WS row work as follows: *k1, knit the next st through the front and back loops*, repeat *-* 5 more times, knit the next 6(6)8(10)12 sts through the front and back loops, repeat *-* 6 times, k1. 18(18)20(22)24 sts increased, 49(49)53(57)61 sts on the needles.

    Begin the textured pattern:

    Row 1: *P1. K1, yo, k1, yo, k1 into the next st. P1, k1*, repeat *-* 11(11)12(13)14 more times, p1.

    Row 2: k1, *p1, k7*, repeat *-* 11(11)12(13)14 more times.

    Rows 3-4: knit the knit sts and purl the purl sts.

    Row 5: *p1, k5tog tbl, p1, k1*, repeat *-* 11(11)12(13)14 more times, p1.

    Row 6: *K1. K1, yo, k1, yo, k1 into the next st. K1, p1*, repeat *-* 11(11)12(13)14 more times, k1.

    Row 7: p1, *k1, p7*, repeat *-* 11(11)12(13)14 more times.

    Rows 8-9: knit the knit sts and purl the purl sts.

    Row 10: *k1, p5tog, k1, p1*, repeat *-* 11(11)12(13)14 more times, k1.

    Keep repeating rows 1-10 until the piece measures approx. 42(43)44(44)45 cm. Finish on either row 5 or row 10. Work the sts as they appear. Continue for 2 cm and bind off in pattern.

    Knit the other sleeve to match.

    Finishing

    Pin the pieces to measurements, mist on the wrong side and allow to dry.

    Sew the shoulder seams.

    Neckline edge: Using the smaller circular needle, pick up and knit sts from the RS. Start from the ribbed section at the edge of the right front. Pick up 1 st per each row. Continue on the reverse stockinette st section and pick up 3 sts per 4 rows. Pick up and knit 29(29)31(33)33 sts from the back neckline. Pick up 3 sts per 4 rows at the other front edge and 1 st per row at the ribbing. Make sure the stitch count is divisible by 4 + 1 sts. Begin ribbing on the WS: p2, k1, *p1, k1*, repeat *-*, p2. When the border measures 4 cm, bind off in pattern.

    Attach the sleeves following the red markings on the pattern.

    Sew the side seams and sleeve seams.


    Skill levels

    Beginner

    Have you just learned to knit, maybe still trying to figure out the very basics like knit and purl stitches? Or are you picking up knitting again for the first time since elementary school? Start here.

    Technique

    Beginner-level patterns include only basic knitting techniques: knitting and purling. You’ll also need to cast on and cast off stitches. The projects can be worked flat or in the round. Easy, regular decreases are used. Most patterns are worked in stockinette or garter stitch. Other simple stitch patterns may occur, and they are always detailed in the written pattern. Stripes of different colours may be used, but no more advanced colourwork.

    Patterns

    All patterns are written and do not include charts. Abbreviations are not used. Getting gauge is not crucial to the finished piece. Patterns include mostly accessories such as scarved and beanies. Pillowcases and other home decoration pieces.

    Adventurous beginner

    Got the basics covered? You’d like to take a swing at your first pair of socks, perhaps some easy cables or colourwork? A treasure of patterns awaits you on this level.

    Technique

    Patterns on this level may include simple colourwork, cables or lace. Colourwork patterns repeats are relatively short, cables simple and symmetrical and lace patterns easy and relatively small, covering details rather than entire pieces. The colourwork, cable and lace stitches are not worked into decreases or increases. Colourwork yarn floats are short, max. 3-4 stitches. Picking up stitches may occur. On this level, you’ll also find easy patterns using domino knitting, log cabin knitting or tunisian crochet.

    Patterns

    Patterns may include simple charts. In case special techniques are employed, they are detailed our in the instructions, either as text or e.g. through videos. The patterns may also suggest ”shortcuts”, i.e. easier ways to accomplish a technique. Most of the basic socks with heel flaps or afterthought heels are on this level, as well as mittens with no-gusset thumbs. There’s also plenty of sweaters, usually yoke sweaters or raglan sleeve sweaters.

    Intermediate

    So knitting is a regular hobby for you? Abbreviations, charts and instructions are no more than a walk in the park? Perhaps you’re looking for something to challenge yourself with, even at the odds of frogging?

    Technique

    In addition to basic techniques, some special techniques may be employed on this level, e.g. short rows. The same pattern may include both lace and cables. Magic loop knitting or entrelac, two-coloured brioche stitch, also here. In general, patterns require a more advanced ability to "read" your knitting. Lace patterns are also more advanced than on the previous level, but the lace stitches are still worked on right side only. Intarsia may be included, but in relatively simple and symmetrical patterns.

    Patterns

    Patterns on this level can feature concurrent shaping, e.g. neckline shaping at the same time as sleeve decreases or sleeve decreases into cable pattern. Sweater sleeves may require more advanced shaping. Most of our sweaters are at this level. Other patterns include e.g. magic loop patterns and toe-up socks.

    Advanced

    Turn off that telly and lash the doors, maximum concetration required! Although this skill level doesn’t bring much more in terms of technique, there’s simply more going on at the same time. Skill, concentration and perception are requisite.

    Technique

    On this level, you’ll find more advanced intarsia patterns, including intarsia in the round. Brioche patterns with decreases and/or cables are also here. Beginning of rounds may shift and multiple markers are needed. Lace or cable stitches may be worked also from wrong side. We’ve also included patterns featuring steeks here. Steeking isn’t hard as such, but requires the nerves and confidence of an experienced knitter.

    Patterns

    Patterns may include complex steps and require simultaneous reading of both charts and written instructions. Gauge may vary over different steps of the project. The patterns often feature much details and a combination of techniques. The size of the project is not what determines whether it’s advanced or not; focus is on technique, overall complexity and the risk of errors during the project.

    Gauge & Swatching

    Gauge and Swatching

    Every pattern is based on a certain gauge, expressed as stitches or rows per 10 cm. It is important that you make a swatch to check your gauge before you start the actual project. If your gauge doesn’t match the pattern’s gauge, your finished garment won’t be the correct size either.

    Swatching Start by knitting a swatch. Use the yarn, the needles and the stitch pattern you intend to use in the project. Make the swatch a little wider than 10 cm, so that you’ll be able to measure the stitches properly. Block the swatch by pinning it to a surface, then steam it gently. Count the stitches; put a pin in a stitch, then measure 10 cm from that stitch and put another pin there. Count the stitches from pin to pin – that’s your gauge! If needed, measure both horizontal and vertical gauge (rows). If you’re measuring rib or brioche stitches, stretch out the swatch slightly before measuring.

    Adjusting gauge

    If your gauge doesn’t match the pattern gauge, you can adjust it by switching needle size. If your swatch has too few stitches per 10 cm (i.e. your knitting is too loose), switch to smaller needles. Conversely, if your swatch has too many stitches per 10 cm, your knitting is too tight and you’ll need a larger pair of needles. Always knit another swatch in order to determine proper gauge and sizing. Also note that the pattern yardage only applies to the pattern yarn, the yardage may differ if you choose another yarn.

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