Kitsap

Skill Level: 
Easy
Project Type: 
Women’s Clothing

This cozy stockinette cardigan is trimmed with a whimsically asymmetrical neckband worked in garter stitch.

Kitsap

 

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 - 28(28-29-29-30-30½)"

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

 

Materials

8(9-11-12-13-14) Balls Berroco Lodge (50 grs), #7446 Crater Lake

Straight knitting needles, size 10 (6.00 mm) OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE

29" Length circular knitting needle, size 10 (6.00 mm)

 

Gauge

14 sts = 4";  20 rows = 4" in St st

TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE

 

Back

With straight needles, cast on 57(65-71-79-85-93) sts.  Work even in Garter St for 1".  Work even in St st until piece measures 19(19-19½- 19½- 20-20)" from beg, end on WS.

Shape Armholes:  Bind off 3(3-4-4-5-5) sts at beg of the next 2 rows, then 2 sts at beg of the following 2 rows - 47(55-59-67-71-79) sts.  Dec 1 st each side every RS row 2(4-5-7-7-9) times - 43(47-49-53-57-61) sts.  Work even until armholes measure 8(8-8½- 8½-9-9½)", end on WS.

Shape Shoulders:  Bind off 3(3-4-4-6-6) sts at beg of the next 2 rows, then 3(4-4-5-5-6) sts at beg of the next 4 rows.  Bind off remaining 25 sts for back neck.

 

Left front

With straight needles, cast on 29(33-36-40-43-47) sts.  Work even in Garter St for 1".  Work even in St st until piece measures 17(17-17½- 17½- 18-18)" from beg, end on WS.  Mark beg of last row for beg of neck shaping.

Shape Neck:  Next Row (RS):  K to last 3 sts, SSK, k1 - 28(32-35-39-42-46) sts.  Rep this dec every 3/4" 12 times more.  AT THE SAME TIME, when piece measures 19(19-19½- 19½- 20-20)" from beg, end on WS.  Shape armhole same as back.  When all decs have been completed, work even on 9(11-12-14-16-18) sts until armhole measures 8(8-8½- 8½- 9-9½)", end on WS.  Bind off 3(3-4-4-6-6) sts at armhole edge once, then 3(4-4-5-5-6) sts twice for shoulder.

 

Right front

Work to correspond to left front, reversing all shaping.  Work neck decs at beg of RS row as k1, k2 tog.  Bind off for armhole on WS rows.  Work armhole decs at end of RS rows.  Bind off for shoulder on WS rows.

 

Sleeves

With straight needles, cast on 32 sts.  Work even in Garter St for 1".  Work in St st, inc 1 st each side every 3¼(2¼- 1¾- 1½- 1¼- 1)" 5(7-9-10-12-14) times - 42(46-50-52-56-60) sts.  Work even until sleeve measures 18" from beg, end on WS.

Shape Cap:  Bind off 3(3-4-4-5-5) sts at beg of the next 2 rows, then 2 sts at beg of the following 2 rows - 32(36-38-40-42-46) sts.  Dec 1 st each side every RS row 11(11-11-11-12-12) times, end on WS.  Bind off 1(3-2-3-3-3) sts at beg of the next 2 rows.  Bind off remaining 8(8-12-12-12-16) sts.

 

Finishing

Sew shoulder seams.  Sew in sleeves.  Sew side and sleeve seam.

Front/Neckband:  With RS facing, using circular needle, beg at lower right front edge, pick up and k84(84-88-88-92-96) sts along right front and neck edge to shoulder seam, 26 sts across back neck edge, then 84(84-88-88-92-96) sts along left front and neck edge to lower edge - 194(194-202-202-210-218) sts.  Knit 5 rows, end on WS.

Next Row (RS):  Bind off 39 sts, k to end - 155(155-163-163-171-179) sts.

Following Row:  Bind off 19 sts, k to end - 136(136-144-144-152-160) sts.  Work even in Garter St until collar measures 3½" from picked-up edge, end on WS.  Bind off.