Open Your Eyelets Cardigan

This advanced cardigan in knit in a cool gray for optimal wardrobe use all spring long. Keep it neutral or pair it with vibrant pieces to freshen up your look.

Skill Level: Advanced

Size: Finished Bust Size 31.5 (35.5, 39.25, 43.25, 47.25)” to fit bust 30 (34, 38, 42, 45.5)”

1.5 positive ease recommended.

Shown in size 34”.

Gauge: 15 sts and 20 rows = 4” [10 cm] over Lace Pattern on larger needles

16.5 sts and 20 rows = 4” [10 cm] in St st after wet blocking on larger needles

Materials

Medium weight yarnYarn: Garnstudio DROPS Bomull-Lin (53% Cotton, 47% Linen; 93 yards [83 meters]/50 grams): color 15 (7 (8, 9, 9, 10) balls)

Needles: US size 4 (3.5 mm) circular, US size 6 (4.0 mm) circular

Notions: Markers, removable markers, stitch holders, waste yarn for provisional cast-on, cable needle, tapestry needle, five 3/8” buttons

Special Stitches

N (nupp) – make 7 sts out of 1 as folls: (k1, yo) 3 times, k1, into the same st

P7tog – purl next 7 sts together

C2B – slip 1 st on cable needle and bring it to the back of work, k1 from left needle, k1 from cable needle

C2F – slip 1 st on cable needle and bring it in front of work, k1 from left needle, k1 from cable needle

С4B – slip 2 sts on cable needle and bring them to the back of work, k2 from left needle, k2 from cable needle

C4F – slip 2 sts on cable needle and bring them in front of work, k2 from left needle, k2 from cable needle

k1tbl – knit next st through the back loop

p1tbl – purl next st through the back loop

Lace Pattern (multiple 3 sts)

Row 1 (RS): (K1, yo, k2tog) to end.

Rows 2-4: Same as Row 1.

Row 5 (RS): K to end.

Row 6 (WS): P to end.

Rep Rows 1-6 for patt.

Back Body Lace Pattern

Rows 1, 3, 5 (RS): P to end.

Rows 2, 4, 6 (WS): K to end.

Row 7 (RS): (K1, yo, k2tog) to end.

Rows 8-10: Same as Row 7.

Row 11 (RS): K to end.

Row 12 (WS): P to end.

Rep Rows 1-12 for patt.

Yoke Cable pattern (see Chart A)

Sleeves nupp pattern (see Chart B)

Pattern Note

This yarn is better worked with wooden needles. Markers are crucial for this project, don’t neglect using them.

Pattern

Back Neckline

Using provisional cast on method, CO 9 sts. Go on as folls:

Row 1 (RS): Sl1wyif, (k1, p1) to end.

Row 2 (WS): Sl1wyib, (p1, k1) to end.

Rep last 2 rows until piece meas 6 (6.25, 6.75, 7, 7.5)” / [15 (16, 17, 18, 19) cm]. Place sts on hold and put the piece aside.

Back Yoke

The Back Yoke panel is worked separately from one back armhole to another.

With larger needles, CO 30 sts.

Set-up Row 1 (RS): K1, PM, p1, k4, p1, k1tbl, p1, k4, p1, PM, k to end.

Set-up Row 2 (WS): P to M, SM, k1, p4, k1, p1tbl, k1, p4, k1, SM, k1.

Go on as folls:

Row 1 (RS): K1, SM, work Chart A, SM, work Lace Pattern to last st, k1.

Row 2 (WS): K1, work Lace Pattern to M, SM, work next row of Chart A, SM, k1.

Rep last 2 rows until piece meas approx. 14 (15.75, 17.25, 19.5, 21.25)” / [36 (40, 45, 50, 54) cm], ending with Row 1 of Chart A.

Next Row (WS): P and BO to M, remove M, BO in patt to end, removing last M.

Back Left Shoulder

With RS of Back Yoke up, cable up, meas 4.75 (5, 5.75, 6, 6.5)” / [12 (13, 14.5, 15.5, 16.5) cm] along the upper edge from left and from right to center yoke edge. Place markers.

With WS of Back Yoke facing, cable up, pick up and p19 (22, 25, 28, 31) sts from Left Shoulder to M, place Back Neckline piece on LN and work as folls: p2tog, (k1, p1) to last st, k1. This is a left shoulder with a joined neckline binding. (27 (30, 33, 36, 39) sts on the needles)

Back Left Shoulder and Neckline Shaping (short rows)

Row 1 (RS): Sl1wyif, k1, p1, k4, PM, p2tog, k to end. (1 st dec’d)

Row 2 (WS): P to M, SM, p4, k1, sl1wyif, k1.

Row 3: Sl1wyib, k1, p1, C2B, C2F, SM, ssk, k to 4 sts to end, W&T. (1 st dec’d)

Row 4: P to M, SM, p4, k1, sl1wyif, p1.

Row 5: Sl1wyib, k1, p1, C2B, C2F, SM, ssk, k to 7 sts to “wrapped st”, W&T. (1 st dec’d)

Row 6: Same as Row 4.

Row 7: Same as Row 5. (1 st dec’d)

Row 8: Same as Row 4.

Row 9: Sl1wyib, k1, p1, C2B, C2F, SM, p to end, working wraps together with wrapped sts.

Row 10: K to M, SM, p4, k1, sl1wyif, p1. (23 (26, 29, 32, 35) sts on needles)

Left Front Shoulder and Neckline Shaping (short rows)

Row 1 (RS): Sl1wyib, k1, p1, C2B, C2F, SM, k5, W&T.

Row 2 (WS): P to M, SM, p4, k1, sl1wyif, p1.

Row 3: Sl1wyib, k1, p1, C2B, C2F, SM, k to wrapped st, work wrap tog with a wrapped st, k6, W&T.

Row 4: Same as Row 2.

Row 5: Same as Row 3.

Row 6: Same as Row 2.

Row 7: Sl1wyib, k1, p1, C2B, C2F, SM, k to end, working wraps together with wrapped sts.

Row 8: P to M, SM, p4, k1, sl1wyif, p1.

Left Front Yoke

Row 1 (RS): Sl1wyib, k1, p1, C2B, C2F, SM, M1L, PM, work Lace Pattern to last st, k1. (1 st inc’d)

Row 2 (WS): K1, work Lace Pattern to M, SM, p to M, SM, p4, k1, sl1wyif, p1.

Row 3: Sl1wyib, k1, p1, C2B, C2F, SM, k to M, SM, work Lace Pattern to last st, k1.

Row 4: Same as Row 2.

Row 5: Same as Row 3.

Row 6: Same as Row 2.

Row 7: Sl1wyib, k1, p1, C2B, C2F, SM, M1L, k to M, SM, work Lace Pattern to last st, k1. (1 st inc’d)

Row 8: Same as Row 2.

Row 9: Same as Row 3.

Row 10: Same as Row 2.

Row 11: Same as Row 3.

Row 12: Same as Row 2.

Row 13: Same as Row 7. (1 st inc’d)

Row 14: K1, work Lace Pattern to M, remove M, p to M, SM, p4, k1, sl1wyif, p1.

Row 15: Sl1wyib, k1, p1, C2B, C2F, SM, work Lace Pattern to last st, k1.

Row 16: K1, work Lace Pattern to M, SM, p4, k1, sl1wyif, p1.

Row 17: Same as Row 15.

Row 18: Same as Row 16.

Rep Rows 1-18, 4 times more, ending with Row 18. (38 (41, 44, 47, 50) sts on needles)

Next Row 1 (RS): Sl1wyib, k1, p1, C2B, C2F, SM, work Lace Pattern to last st, k1.

Next Row 2 (WS): K1, work Lace Pattern to M, SM, p4, k1, sl1wyif, p1.

Work last 2 rows until piece meas 21.5 (22, 22.5, 23, 23.5)” / [55 (56, 57,59, 60) cm] from shoulder seam measured along the side, ending with Row 6 of Lace Pattern.

Next Row (RS): BO in patt to M, remove M, k and BO to end.

Back Right Shoulder (short rows)

With RS of Back Yoke facing, cable up, pick up and k15 (22, 25, 28, 31) sts along the edge to M. Unravel provisional cast on from Back Neckline and place open sts on LN. Work to end of row as folls: p2tog, (p1, k1) to last st, p1. (27 (30, 33, 36, 39) sts on needles)

Next Row (WS): Sl1wyib, sl1wyif, k1, p4, PM, p to end.

Row 1 (RS): K to 2 sts to M, k2tog, SM, C2B, C2F, p1, k1, p1. (1 st dec’d)

Row 2: Sl1wyib, sl1wyif, k1, p4, SM, p to 4 sts to end, W&T.

Row 3: K to 2 sts to M, k2tog, SM, C2B, C2F, p1, k1, p1. (1 st dec’d)

Row 4: Sl1wyib, sl1wyif, k1, p4, SM, p to 7 sts to wrapped st, W&T.

Row 5: Same as Row 3. (1 st dec’d)

Row 6: Same as Row 4.

Row 7: Same as Row 3. (1 st dec’d)

Row 8: Sl1wyib, sl1wyif, k1, p4, SM, k to end, working wraps tog with wrapped sts.

Row 9: P to M, SM, C2B, C2F, p1, k1, p1. (23 (26, 29, 32, 35) sts on needles)

Right Front Shoulder Shaping (short rows)

Row 1 (WS): Sl1wyib, sl1wyif, k1, p4, SM, p5, W&T.

Row 2 (RS): K to M, SM, C2B, C2F, p1, k1, p1.

Row 3: Sl1wyib, sl1wyif, k1, p4, SM, p to wrapped st, p wrap tog with a wrapped st, p6, W&T.

Row 4: Same as Row 2.

Row 5: Same as Row 3.

Row 6: Same as Row 2.

Row 7: Sl1wyib, sl1wyif, k1, p4, SM, p to end.

Right Front Yoke

Row 1 (RS): K1, work Lace Pattern to M, SM, M1R, PM, C2B, C2F, p1, k1, p1. (1 st inc’d)

Row 2 (WS): Sl1wyib, sl1wyif, k1, p4, SM, p to M, SM, work Lace Pattern to last st, k1.

Row 3: K1, work Lace Pattern to M, SM, k to M, SM, C2B, C2F, p1, k1, p1.

Row 4: Same as Row 2.

Row 5: Same as Row 3.

Row 6: Same as Row 2.

Row 7: K1, work Lace Pattern to M, SM, k to M, M1R, SM, C2B, C2F, p1, k1, p1. (1 st inc’d)

Row 8: Same as Row 2.

Row 9: Same as Row 3.

Row 10: Same as Row 2.

Row 11: Same as Row 3.

Row 12: Same as Row 2.

Row 13: Same as Row 7. (1 st inc’d)

Row 14: Sl1wyib, sl1wyif, k1, p4, SM, p to M, remove M, work Lace Pattern to last st, k1.

Row 15: K1, work Lace Pattern to M, SM, C2B, C2F, p1, k1, p1.

Row 16: Sl1wyib, sl1wyif, k1, p4, SM, work Lace Pattern to last st, k1.

Row 17: Same as Row 15

Row 18: Same as Row 16

Rep Rows 1-18, 4 times more, ending with Row 18. (38 (41, 44, 47, 53) sts on needles)

* Buttonhole Row 1 (RS): K1, work Lace Pattern to M, SM, k2tog, yo, ssk, p1, k1, p1.

Buttonhole row 2 (WS): Sl1wyib, sl1wyif, k1, p1, (k1, p1) into yo, p1, SM, work Lace Pattern to last st, k1.

Next Row 1 (RS): K1, work Lace Pattern to M, SM, C2B, C2F, p1, k1, p1.

Next Row 2 (WS): Sl1wyib, sl1wyif, k1, p4, SM, work Lace Pattern to last st, k1.

Work last 2 rows 9 times more. **

Rep from * to ** 4 times more. Go on as folls:

Row 1 (RS): K1, work Lace Pattern to M, SM, C2B, C2F, p1, k1, p1.

Row 2 (WS): Sl1wyib, sl1wyif, k1, p4, SM, work Lace Pattern to last st, k1.

Rep last 2 rows until piece meas 21.5 (22, 22.5, 23, 23.5)” / [55 (56, 57, 59, 60) cm] along the side, ending with Row 6 of Lace Pattern.

Next Row (RS): K and BO to M, remove M, BO in patt to end.

Back

Back Yoke with RS facing, pick up and k along another edge 62 (68, 77, 83, 92) sts.

Knit 1 row.

Work Back Lace Pattern as folls:

Rows 1, 3, 5 (RS): P to end.

Rows 2, 4, 6 (WS): K to end.

Row 7: K1, (k1, yo, k2tog) to last st, k1.

Rows 8-10: Same as Row 7.

Row 11: K to end.

Row 12: P to end.

Work last 12 rows until Armhole meas 7.5 (8, 8.25, 8.75, 9)” / [19 (20, 21, 22, 23) cm], ending with WS row.

Shape armholes as folls:

Next Row (RS): CO 6 (6, 6, 8, 8) sts, work in patt to end of row.

Next Row (WS): Same as last row. (74 (80, 89, 99, 108) sts on needles)

Go on working as folls:

Set-up Row 1 (RS): K1, (p1, k1tbl) 2 (2, 2, 3, 3) times, p1, PM, work in patt as est to last 6 (6, 6, 8, 8) sts, PM, (p1, k1tbl) 2 (2, 2, 3, 3) times, p1, k1.

Next Row: Work as est to M, SM, work in patt to M, SM, work as est to end of row.

Rep last row until piece meas same as Front.

BO all sts on RS.

Sew sides.

Sleeves

RS facing, beg at center armhole, pick up and k46 (48, 50, 54, 60) sts. Place marker at Back Yoke, at the point where patt with twisted line with nupps begins, and at beg rnd (which is center armhole).

Set-up Rnd: K to M, SM, work Chart B, PM, k to end of rnd, SM.

Next Rnd: K to M, SM, work next row Chart B, SM, k to end of rnd, SM.

Rep last row until Sleeve meas 1.25” / [3 cm].

Dec Rnd: K1, ssk, k to M, SM, work next row of Chart B, SM, k to before 3 sts to end of rnd, k2tog, k1, SM. (2 sts dec’d)

Work as est, repeating Dec Rnd every 8th rnd 4 (3, 4, 4, 5) times more, then every 16th rnd 2 (2, 2, 2, 3) times. (32 (36, 36, 40,42) sts on needles)

Work as est until Sleeve meas 15.75 (15.75, 16, 16.5, 16.5)”, [40 (40, 41, 42, 42) cm].

Switch to smaller needles.

Knit 2 rows.

K and BO next row.

Repeat for 2nd sleeve.

Finishing

Sew Back Neckline to Back Yoke.

Weave in the ends. Wet-block to measurements or press. Sew buttons.

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