Aleppo

Skill Level: 
Easy
Project Type: 
Women’s Clothing
Designer: 
Berroco Design Team

 

Cozy and warm, this short sleeved open cardigan knits up quickly with two strands of Nanuk held together.

 

 

Aleppo

Skill level:  Easy

Shown in size Small

 

Sizes

Directions are for women’s size X-Small.  Changes for sizes Small, Medium, Large, 1X and 2X are in parentheses.

To Fit Bust Size:  30(34-38-42-46-50)”

 

Finished Measurements

Bust (closed) – 32(36-40-44-48-52)”

Length – 19(19½-20½-20½-21½-22)”

Note:  This garment was designed with approximately 2” of ease.  Please take this into consideration when selecting your size.

 

MATERIALS

8(9-11-12-14-15) Balls Berroco Nanuk (50 grs), #5435 Chandler

Straight knitting needles, size 15 (10.00 mm) OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE

 

Gauge

8 sts = 4”; 12 rows = 4” in St st with 2 strands of yarn held tog

TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE

 

Note

2 Strands of yarn are held together throughout this garment.

 

Back

With 2 strands of yarn held tog, cast on 34(38-42-46-50-54) sts.  Work even in St st for 11(11-11½-11½-12-12)”, end on WS.

Shape Raglan Armholes:  Bind off 2(3-3-4-4-5) sts at beg of the next 2 rows – 30(32-36-38-42-44) sts.  Dec 1 st each side every 4th row 4(4-3-2-1-1) times, then every RS row 3(4-7-9-12-13) times, end on WS.  Bind off remaining 16 sts for back neck.

 

Left Front

With 2 strands of yarn held tog, cast on 20(22-24-26-28-30) sts.  Work even in St st for 11(11-11½-11½-12-12)”, end on WS.

Shape Raglan Armhole:  Bind off 2(3-3-4-4-5) sts at beg of the next row, then k to end – 18(19-21-22-24-25) sts.  Work 3 rows even, end on WS.  Dec 1 st at beg of the next row, every 4th row 3(3-2-1-0-0) times more, then every RS row 3(4-7-9-12-13) times.  AT THE SAME TIME, when armhole measures 3½(4-4½-4½-5-5½)”, (before all decs have been completed), end on RS.

Shape Neck:  Next Row (WS):  Bind off 6 sts, p to end.  Continuing to work armhole decs, bind off 2 sts at neck edge on next WS row, then dec 1 st at neck edge every RS row twice more.  When all armhole and neck decs have been completed, end on WS.  Fasten off last st.

 

Right Front

Work to correspond to left front, reversing all shaping.  Bind off for armhole on WS row.  Work armhole decs at end of RS rows.  Bind off for neck on RS rows.  Work neck decs at beg of RS rows.

 

Sleeves

With 2 strands of yarn held tog, cast on 28(30-32-34-36-38) sts.  Work even in St st for 2½”, end on WS.

Shape Raglan Cap:  Bind off 2(3-3-4-4-5) sts at beg of the next 2 rows – 24(24-26-26-28-28) sts.  Dec 1 st each side every 4th row 3(4-4-4-4-4) times, then every RS row 5(4-5-5-6-6) times, end on WS.  Bind off remaining 8 sts.

 

Finishing

Sew raglan sleeve caps to raglan armholes of back and fronts.  Sew side and sleeve seams.  Fold 1½” along each front edge to WS and sew in place.