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Isla Cardigan

Wander and wonder in this breezy and flattering cardigan that’s both comfortable and stylish. Designed with an all-over lace pattern, this long, kimono-style cardigan is effortlessly versatile to dress up or down depending on the day.

Time: 55 Hours Pattern

Skill level: Intermediate

Size: 32 (36, 40, 44, 48)” to fit bust 45.20 (47.40, 51.40, 55.40, 59.60)”, with 11″ ease.

Shown in size 36″

Gauge: 23 sts and 27.5 rows = 4″ [10 cm] in lace pattern, 20 sts and 28 rows = 4″ [10 cm] in St st, after wet blocking

Materials

Fine weight yarnYarn: Scheepjes Catona (100% Merecerised Cotton; 136 yards [125 meters]/50 grams): #402 Silver Green (9 (10, 11, 11, 12) balls).

Needles: US size 4 (3.5 mm) straight or circular needles

Hook: US size C/2 (2.75 mm)

Notions: Tapestry needle, stitch holder, locking stitch markers

Special Stitches

Double Selvage stitch (DS)

Row 1 (RS): Sl 1 wyib, k1; work in given stitch pattern to last 2 sts; sl 1 wyib, p1.

Row 2 (WS): Sl 1 wyib, p1; work in given stitch pattern to last 2 sts; sl 1 wyif, p1.

Rep these 2 rows.

Lace Pattern 1 (13-st rep)

Row 1 (RS): Knit.

Row 2 & all even rows: Work sts as they present themselves; p into yo; [p1, k1] into double yo.

Row 3: K3, k2tog, yo twice, sk2p, yo twice, ssk, k3.

Row 5: K1, k3tog, yo twice, k1-tbl, yo, s2kp2, yo, k1-tbl, yo twice, sk2p, k1.

Row 7: K1, ssk, yo, k1-tbl, ssk, yo, k1, yo, k2tog, k1-tbl, yo, k2tog, k1.

Row 9: K3, yo twice, sk2p, k1, k3tog, yo twice, k3.

Row 11: K5, yo, sk2p, yo, k5.

Rows 13 & 15: Knit.

Rep Rows 1-16 for pattern.

Lace Pattern 2 (7-st rep)

Row 1 (RS): K1, yo, ssk, k4.

Row 2 & all even rows: Work sts as they present themselves; p into yo.

Row 3: K2, yo, ssk, k3.

Row 5: K3, yo, ssk, k2.

Row 7: K4, yo, ssk, k1.

Row 9: K4, k2tog, yo, k1.

Row 11: K3, k2tog, yo, k2.

Row 13: K2, k2tog, yo, k3.

Row 15: K1, k2tog, yo, k4.

Rep Rows 1-16 for pattern.

Lace Pattern 3 (6-st rep)

Row 1 (RS): P1, ssk, yo twice, k2tog, p1.

Row 2 : Work sts as they present themselves; [p1, k1] into double yo.

Rep Rows 1-2 for pattern.

Lace edging

Row 1: K1, yo, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk, k1. (8 sts)

Row 2 & all even rows: Purl all sts and yos.

Row 3: K1, yo, k2tog, yo, k3, yo, ssk. (9 sts)

Row 5: K1, yo, k1, k2tog, yo, k3, yo, ssk. (10 sts)

Row 7: Ssk, yo, sk2p, yo, k3, yo, ssk. (9 sts)

Row 9: Ssk, yo, k2tog, yo, s2kp2, yo, k2. (8 sts)

Row 11: Ssk, yo, sk2p, yo, k3. (7 sts)

Rep Rows 1-12 for pattern.

Pattern Notes

The fronts are worked separately and then joined together with casting on sts for the neckline and working the back top-down. The sleeves are worked separately and sideways and then sewn together.

Pattern

Right front

CO 49 (51, 57, 61, 65) sts.

Work 6 rows in garter st.

Cont in St st for 0 (2, 4, 0, 0) rows.

Set pattern

Work in lace pattern following charts 1, 2 & 3, or written instructions (see special stitches), as foll:

Next row (RS): DS, work 2 sts in St st, work [lace patt 3, lace patt 2] twice, lace patt 3, lace patt 1, finish with 0 (2, 8, 12, 16) sts in St st.

Continue in patt as established until piece measures 26.75 (27, 27.50, 28, 28)” and 184 (184, 184, 192, 192) rows of patt have been completed, finishing with a WS. CO 35 (35, 35, 37, 39) sts at the end of the row for back neck. (84 (86, 92, 98, 104) sts)

Cut yarn and leave sts on hold.

Left front

CO 49 (51, 57, 61, 65) sts.

Work 6 rows in garter st.

Cont in St st for 0 (2, 4, 0, 0) rows.

Set patt

Work in lace patt following charts 1, 2 & 3, or written instructions (see special stitches), as foll:

Next row (RS): Work 0 (2, 8, 12, 16) sts in St st, lace patt 1, [lace patt 3, lace patt 2] twice, lace patt 3, finish with 2 sts in St st, DS.

Continue in patt as established until piece measures 26.75 (27, 27.50, 28, 28)” and 184 (184, 184, 192, 192) rows of patt have been completed, finishing with a WS. Leave sts on hold. Do not cut yarn.

Back

With WS facing, bring back on needle the 84 (86, 92, 98, 104) stsof right front, and the 49 (51, 57, 61, 65) sts of left front. (133 (137, 149, 159, 169) sts)

Place a locking stitch marker at each side to mark shoulders for seaming.

Next row (RS): Working across right front, work 0 (2, 8, 12, 16) sts in St st, next row of lace patt 1, [lace patt 3, lace patt 2] 2 times, lace patt 3, 2 sts in St st, 2 sts in garter st, work 35 (35, 35, 37, 39) sts in garter st across CO back neck sts, then working across left front, work 2 sts in garter st, 2 sts in St st, next row of [lace patt 3, lace patt 2] 2 times, lace patt 3, lace patt 1, finish with 0 (2, 8, 12, 16) sts in St st.

Work 5 rows in patt as established to form the neckline border.

Then continue as foll, starting lace panels that replace garter sts with same row of patt as side panels:

Next row (RS): Work 0 (2, 8, 12, 16) sts in St st, next row of lace patt 1, [lace patt 3, lace patt 2] 2 times, lace patt 3, 2 (2, 2, 3, 4) sts in St st, lace patt 2, lace patt 3, lace patt 1, lace patt 3, lace patt 2, 2 (2, 2, 3, 4) sts in St st, [lace patt 3, lace patt 2] 2 times, lace patt 3, lace patt 1, finish with 0 (2, 8, 12, 16) sts in St st.

Continue in patt as established until piece measures 26.75 (27, 27.50, 28, 28)” and 184 (184, 184, 192, 192) rows rows of patt have been completed.

Cont in St st for 0 (2, 4, 0, 0) rows.

Work 6 rows in garter st.

BO all sts.

Sleeves (Make 2)

Note: The number of the sts increases and decreases from row to row, because of the edging. You may find it helpful to place a removable marker after the first 7 sts and move the marker up as work progresses, so you can easily identify the part of the edging.

CO 51 sts.

Work 0 (0, 4, 2, 0) rows in St st.

With RS facing, begin working first 7 sts in lace edging following chart, or written instructions (see special stitches), and the rem 44 sts in St st.

Continue in patt as established until 12 (12, 12, 13, 14) patt rep have been worked in height.

Work 0 (0, 4, 2, 0) rows in St st.

BO all sts.

Finishing

Block all pieces to finished measurements.

With crochet hook, work sc along back neck edging. Cut yarn and fasten off.

With yarn threaded on a tapestry needle, sew sleeves into armholes, matching the center of the sleeve to the shoulder marker and the edges 10 (10, 10.6, 11, 11.8)” from the shoulder seam.

Sew underarm and side seams

Weave in ends.

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