Loppem

Pattern Booklet: 
Skill Level: 
Intermediate
Project Type: 
Women’s Clothing
Designer: 
Norah Gaughan

Loppem is a yoked cardigan. The cap raglan sleeves are simply an extension of the yoke that buttons at the neck. The cardi swings open with an easy cable banding the center front edges.

Pattern Corrections: 

Loppem, page 22 & 23

Sleeves

Next row (ws) – work 37(38-42-45-49-53) sts, cast on 58(58-63-68-72-77) sts for left sleeve, p62(64-70-78-84-90), cast on 58(58-63-68-72-77) sts for right sleeve, place marker, work 37(38-42-45-49-53) sts – 252(256-280-304-326-350) sts. Working sts cast on for sleeves in Reverse st st and all other sts in pat as established, work even for 2 rows, end on ws. Keeping 21 sts at each front edge in cable pat as established and all other sts in st st, work even for 2 rows, end on ws. Dec row 1 (rs) – work 21 sts in cable pat, k14(10-13-8-17-5), k2 tog, * k10(10-8-7-6-6), k2 tog, rep from * 14(15-20-26-30-36) times more, k14(10-13-9-17-5), work to end – 236(239-258-276-294-312) sts. Work even in pat as established for 5 rows, end on ws. Dec row 2 (rs) – work 21 sts in cable pat, k13(9-12-7-16-4), k2 tog, * k9(9-7-6-5-5), k2 tog, rep from * 14(15-20-26-30-36) times more, k14(10-13-9-17-5), work to end – 220(222-236-248-262-274) sts. Work even for 5 rows, end on ws. Dec row 3 (rs) – work 21 sts in cable pat, k13(9-1-7-16-4), k2 tog, * k8(8-7-5-4-4), k2 tog, rep from * 14(15-20-26-30-36) times more, k13(9-2-8-16-4), work to end – 204(205-214-220-230-236) sts. Work even for 5 rows, end on ws. Dec row 4 – work 21 sts in cable pat, k12(8-1-10-15-3), k2 tog, * k7(7-6-4-3-3), k2 tog, rep from * 14(15-19-25-30-36) times more, k13(9-1-10-16-4), work to end – 188(188-194-194-198-198) sts. Work even until sleeves measure 5(5-5½-5½-6-6)” above cast-on edge, end on ws.
— sleeve correction posted 11/24/08

Yoke

Row 1 (rs) – p21, decreasing 4 sts across, drop marker, p to last 21 sts, decreasing 25 sts across, drop marker, p 21, decreasing 4 sts across – 155(155-161-161-165-165) sts. Next row (ws) – knit.