Cosima

Pattern Booklet: 
Skill Level: 
Intermediate
Project Type: 
Women’s Clothing
Designer: 
Donna Yacino

Cosima is a lovely cardigan with a deep cut ribbed yoke and bodice of easy diagonal lattice stitch.

 

Skill level: Intermediate

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.
 

Finished Measurements

Bust (closed) – 32(36-40-44-48-52)”

Length – 22(22-22½-23-23½-24)”
 

Materials

6(6-7-8-9-9) Hanks Vintage Chunky (100 grs), # 61173 Forest Floor

Originally shown in:

6(6-7-8-9-9) Hanks Berroco Cuzco (100 grs), #9630 Oliva

Straight knitting needles sizes 8 (5.00 mm) and 10 (6.00 mm) OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE

Two 1” buttons
 

Gauge

15 sts = 4”; 21 rows = 4” in Reverse St st with larger needles

TO SAVE TIME , TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE
 

Back

With smaller needles, cast on 90(98-110-122-130-142) sts.

Ribbing: Row 1 (RS): K2, *p2, k2; rep from * across.

Row 2: P2, *k2, p2; rep from * across. Rep these 2 rows until piece measures 2” from beg, end on WS, decreasing 27(27-33-37-37-43) sts across last row – 63(71-77-85-93-99) sts. Change to larger needles.

Note: Whether starting chart on Row 1 or 23, work to row 44, then rep Rows 1-44 for Pat St.

Establish Pat St:  Row 1 (RS):  P2(6-9-13-3-6), * k1, p1, k1, work Row 1 of chart over 11 sts *;  rep between *’s 1(1-1-1-2-2) time(s) more, ** k1, p1, k1, work Row 23 of chart over 11 sts **; rep between **’s 1(1-1-1-2-2) times more, k1, p1, k1, p2(6-9-13-3-6).

Row 2:  K2(6-9-13-3-6), * p1, k1, p1, work Row 24 of chart over 11 sts *;  rep between *’s 1(1-1-1-2-2) time(s) more, ** p1, k1, p1, work Row 2 of chart over 11 sts **; rep between **’s 1(1-1-1-2-2) time(s) more, p1, k1, p1, k2(6-9-13-3-6).  Work even in pat as established until piece measures 14” from beg, end on WS.

Shape Raglan Armholes (RS): Bind off 4(5-6-7-9-10) sts at beg of the next 2 rows – 55(61-65-71-75-79) sts.  Dec 1 st at each side every 4th row 2(0-0-0-0-0) times, every RS row 9(12-14-13-13-13) times, then EVERY row 0(2-2-6-8-10) times, end on WS.  Bind off remaining 33 sts for back neck.
 

Left Front

With smaller needles, cast on 58(62-66-70-78-82) sts. Work in ribbing same as back for 2”, end on WS, decreasing 11(11-12-12-16-17) sts across last row – 47(51-54-58-62-65) sts. Change to larger needles.

Establish Pat St: Row 1 (RS):  P1(5-8-12-2-5), * k1, p1, k1, work Row 23 of chart over 11 sts,  rep from * 2(2-2-2-3-3) times more, (k1, p1) twice.

Row 2:  P2, k1, p1, * work Row 24 of chart over 11 sts, p1, k1, p1, rep from * 2(2-2-2-3-3) times more, k1(5-8-12-2-5).  Work even in pat as established until piece measures 12(12-12½-13-13½-14)” from beg, end on RS.

Note:  Please read through this next section carefully before starting to knit.

Shape Front Neck (WS): Bind off 10 sts at neck edge once, 3 sts twice, then 2 sts 4 times, then dec 1 st at neck edge every RS row 7 times.  AT THE SAME TIME, when piece measures 14” from beg (before all decs have been completed), end on WS.

Shape Armhole:  Continuing to work neck decs, bind off 4(5-6-7-9-10) sts at beg of the next row, then dec 1 st every 4th row 2(0-0-0-0-0) times, every RS row 9(12-14-13-13-13) times, then EVERY row 0(2-2-6-8-10) times, end on WS.  When all neck and armhole decs have been completed, fasten off last st. 
 

Right Front

Work same as left front to end of ribbing – 47(51-54-58-62-65) sts.

Establish Pat St:  Row 1 (RS): (P1, k1) twice* work Row 1 of chart over 11 sts, k1, p1, k1, rep from * 2(2-2-2-3-3) times more, p1(5-8-12-2-5).

Row 2:  K1(5-8-12-2-5), * p1, k1, p1, work Row 2 of chart over 11 sts, rep from * 2(2-2-2-3-3) times more, p1, k1, p2.  Complete to correspond to left front, reversing all shaping.  Bind off for neck on RS rows.  Work neck decs at beg of RS rows.  Bind off for armhole on WS row.  Dec for armhole at end of RS rows.
 

Sleeves

With smaller needles, cast on 54(54-54-58-58-62) sts and work in ribbing same as back for 2”, end on WS, decreasing 16(16-12-16-12-16) sts across last row – 38(38-42-42-46-46) sts. Change to larger needles and work in Reverse St st, inc 1 st each side every 1¾(1¾-1¾-1½-1½-1)” 4(4-4-5-5-7) times – 46(46-50-52-56-60) sts.  Work even until sleeve measures 10” from beg, end on WS.

Shape Raglan Cap (RS): Bind off 4(5-6-7-9-10) sts at the beg of next 2 rows – 38(36-38-38-38-40) sts.  Dec 1 st each side every 6th row 0(0-0-0-1-0) times, every 4th row 5(6-7-8-7-9) times, then every RS row 3(1-1-0-0-0) times, end on WS.  Bind off remaining 22 sts.
 

Finishing

Sew raglan sleeve caps to raglan armholes. Sew side and sleeve seams.

Neckband: With RS facing, using smaller needles, beg at right front edge, pick up and k162 sts around entire neck edge.

Row 1 (WS):  P2, * k2, p2, rep from * across.

Row 2:  K2, * p2, k2, rep from * across.  Rep these 2 rows until neckband measures 1½”, end on WS.

Buttonhole Row (RS): Work 4 sts, bind off 2 sts, work until there are 7 sts on RH needle after bound-off sts, bind off 2 sts. Work to end.

Next Row (WS):  Work in ribbing as established, cast on 2 sts over each pair of sts bound off on previous row.  Work even in ribbing as established until neckband measures 3”, end on WS. Bind off in ribbing.  Lap right front over left front and sew on buttons under buttonholes.

Pattern Corrections: 

Corrections shown in BOLD

Cosima, page 9

Back: Establish Pat St: Row 2: K2 (6-9-13-3-6), * p1, k1, p1, work row 24 of chart over 11 sts *; rep between *’s 1 (1-1-1-2-2) time(s) more, ** p1,k1,p1, work Row 2 of chart over 11 sts **; rep between **’s 1 (1-1-1-2-2) time(s) more, p1,k1,p1, k2 ( 6-9-13-3-6).

Right Front, page 10
Establish Pat St: Row 1(RS) (P1,k1) twice * work Row 1 of chart over 11 sts, k1, p1, k1; rep fron * 2(2-2-2-3-3) times more, p1(5-8-12-2-5).

—posted 3/13/09