Johannes

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

Johannes is a flattering short sleeved cardigan knit in a waving openwork stitch pattern.

Shown in size Small


Sizes

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


Finished Measurements

Bust (closed) – 38(42-46-50-54-58)”

Length – 27½(27½-28½-28½-29½-29½)”

Note:  This garment was designed with an oversized fit.  Please take this into consideration when selecting your size.


Materials

9(10-12-13-14-15) Hanks Berroco Origami (50 grs), #4358 Grape Granita

Straight knitting needles, size 9 (5.50 mm) OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE

1 St marker


Gauge

17 sts = 4”;  23 rows = 4” in Pat St

TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE


Pattern Stitch for Back

Rows 1 and 2:  Knit.

Row 3:  K12(13-14-15-16-17), * (yo, k1) 12(13-14-15-16-17) times, k12(13-14-15-16-17), rep from * across.

Row 4:  Knit, dropping all yo’s.

Rows 5 and 6:  Rep Rows 3 and 4.

Rows 7-10:  Knit.

Row 11:  (Yo, k1) 12(13-14-15-16-17) times, * k12(13-14-15-16-17), (yo, k1) 12(13-14-15-16-17) times, rep from * across.

Row 12:  Rep Row 4.

Rows 13 and 14:  Rep Rows 11 and 12.

Rows 15 and 16:  Knit.


Back

With straight needles, cast on 86(95-104-110-116-125) sts.

Ribbing:  Row 1 (RS):  P2, * k1, p2, rep from * across.

Row 2:  K2, * p1, k2, rep from * across.  Rep these 2 rows until piece measures 2½” from beg, end on WS, dec 0(2-4-3-2-4) sts on last row – 86(93-100-107-114-121) sts.  Keeping 1 st at each edge in Garter St and remaining sts in Pat St for Back, work even until piece measures 18(18-18½-18½-19-19)” from beg, end on WS.

Shape Raglan Armholes:  Bind off 5(5-6-6-7-7) sts at beg of the next 2 rows – 76(83-88-95-100-107) sts.  Dec 2 sts each side every RS row 0(0-0-2-3-6) times – 76(83-88-87-88-83) sts.  Dec 1 st each side every 4th row 6(3-1-0-0-0) times, then every RS row 14(20-25-25-26-23) times, end on WS.  Bind off remaining 36(37-36-37-36-37) sts for back neck.


Left Front

With straight needles, cast on 49(52-58-61-67-70) sts.

Establish Frontband:  Row 1 (RS):  P2, * k1, p2 rep from * 10(11-13-14-16-17) times more, place marker, sl 1 WYIB, k13.

Row 2: K13, p1, sl marker, k2, * p1, k2, rep from * across.  Work even in pat as established until piece measures 2½”, end on WS.

Pattern Stitch for Left Front:  Row 1 (RS):  K to marker, sl marker, sl 1 WYIB, k13.

Row 2:  K13, p1, sl marker, k to end.

Row 3:  K1, work Row 3 of Pat St for Back over 24(26-28-30-32-34) sts, k to marker, sl marker, sl 1 WYIB, k13.

Row 4:  K13, p1, sl marker, k to end, dropping all yo’s.

Rows 5 and 6:  Rep Rows 3 and 4.

Rows 7-10:  Keeping 14 sts at front edge in pat as established, knit remaining sts.

Row 11:  K1, work Row 11 of Pat St for back over 24(26-28-30-32-34) sts, (yo, k1) 10(11-14-15-16-17) times, k to marker, sl marker, sl 1 WYIB, k13.

Row 12:  Rep Row 4.

Rows 13 and 14:  Rep Rows 11 and 12.

Rows 15 and 16:  Rep Rows 7 and 8.  Work even in pat as established until piece measures 18(18-18 1/2-18 1/2-19)” from beg, end on WS.

Shape Raglan Armhole and Neck:  Next Row (RS):  Bind off 5(5-6-6-7-7), work to 2 sts before marker, k2 tog, sl marker, sl 1 WYIB, k13.  Work 1 row even.  Dec 2 sts at armhole edge every RS row 0(0-0-4-6-10), dec 1 st at armhole edge every 4th row 3(0-0-0-0-0) times, then dec 1 st at armhole edge every RS row 17(23-26-22-21-17) times.  AT THE SAME TIME, dec 1 st before marker every 4th row 1(1-4-1-6-3) times more, then every 6th row 7(7-6-8-5-7) times.  When all decs have been completed, work even on 15 sts for neck extension for 7”, end on WS.  Bind off.


Right Front

Work to correspond to left front, reversing placement of frontband, Pat St and all shaping.  Bind off for armhole on WS row.  Work neck decs after marker as SSK.


Pattern Stitch for Sleeves

Rows 1 and 2:  Knit.

Row 3:  K16(16-17-17-18-18), (yo, k1) 16(16-17-17-18-18) times, k16(16-17-17-18-18).

Row 4:  Knit, dropping all yo’s.

Rows 5 and 6:  Rep Rows 3 and 4.

Rows 7-10:  Knit.

Row 11:  (Yo, k1) 16(16-17-17-18-18) times, k16(16-17-17-18-18), (yo, k1) 16(16-17-17-18-18) times.

Row 12:  Rep Row 4.

Rows 13 and 14:  Rep Rows 11 and 12.

Rows 15 and 16:  Knit.

Rep these 16 rows for Pat St for Sleeves.


Left Sleeve

With straight needles, cast on 47(47-50-50-53-53) sts.  Work in ribbing same as back for 1”, end on WS, inc 3 sts evenly across last row – 50(50-53-53-56-56) sts.  Keep 1 st at each side in Garter St and remaining sts in Pat St for Sleeves.  AT THE SAME TIME,  inc 1 st each side EVERY row 1(1-1-3-4-6) times – 52(52-55-59-64-68) sts.  Work even until sleeve measures 3” from beg, end on WS.

Note:  Due to the shaping of cap (see schematic), decs are worked at each edge differently from each other.  You must keep track of each edge separately.  Please read through this entire section before starting to knit.

Shape Raglan Cap:  Bind off 5(5-6-6-7-7) sts at beg of the next 2 rows – 42(42-43-47-50-54) sts.  Dec 1 st at beg of RS rows every 4th row 11(11-12-9-10-8) times, then every RS row 4(4-3-9-9-13) times.  AT THE SAME TIME, dec 1 st at end of RS rows every 4th row 8(8-11-8-8-6) times, then every RS row 7(7-4-10-11-15) times.  When all decs at end of RS rows have been completed, continue to work decs at  beg of RS rows and AT THE SAME TIME, bind off 4(4-5-3-4-4) sts at beg of the next WS row, then 4 sts at beg of the next 2 WS rows.


Right Sleeve

Work to correspond to left sleeve, reversing shaping of raglan cap.  Work decs given for beg of RS rows at end of RS rows and decs given for end of RS rows at beg of RS rows.  When all decs at beg of RS rows have been completed, continue to work decs at end of RS rows and AT THE SAME TIME, bind off 4(4-5-3-4-4) sts at beg of the next WS row, then 4 sts at beg of the next 2 WS rows.


Finishing

Sew raglan sleeve caps to raglan armholes.  Sew bound-off edges of neck extensions tog.  Sew inner edges of neck extensions to top edges of sleeves and back neck edge with seam at center back neck.  Sew side and sleeve seams.