This cardigan features an easy combination of plain stst and lace panels, short rows to shape the back neck and raglan sleeves. The garment is worked in different sections. The body and the sleeves shaping are worked first, from the top down. The right and left front are worked sideways in lace pattern by picking up stitches from the body. The edgings are picked up in a second time, button and button holes will be included in the neckline edging. Lastly, the sleeves will be worked in the round. The pattern includes directions for short and long sleeves.
Sizes: XS (S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL).
Finished chest circumference: 28 (32, 36, 40, 44, 48, 52½) inches/72 (82, 92.5, 101.5, 112, 122, 134) cm.
Sample shown in size S with no ease.
Yardage: approx. 840 (960, 1080, 1200, 1320, 1440, 1560) yds/770 (880, 990, 1100, 1210, 1320, 1430) m of Sport weight yarn. Please note: add 1 skein (approx. 150 yds/137m) for long sleeve version.
**Skill level: **Intermediate.