Two enchanting half-circles form the lower portions of a long open cardigan, matching up perfectly with textural stitching along the back.
Directions are for women’s size X-Small. Changes for sizes Small, Medium, Large, 1X and 2X are in parentheses
Bust (closed) – 32(36-40-44-48-52)”
Length – 28(29-31-33-34½-36)”
11(12-15-17-19-22) Hanks Berroco Captiva (50 grs), #5506 Bronze
Corrections are in bold.
Romana, page 8
Back Pattern Stitch
Row 11 (WS): * K2, yo, k2 tog, rep from * across
Row 14 (RS): Knit. Beg with a p row, work even in St st for 5(7-11-15-17-21) rows, end on WS. Rep from + 4 times more, then rep Rows 8 – 14 once more, end on RS.
AT THE SAME TIME, dec 1 st each side every 3” 3 times.
Work in Back Pattern until pat has been completed, end on RS – 74(82-94-102-110-118) sts.
Lower Section(Half Circle)
Next Row(WS): K3, yo, k2tog, * K2, yo, k2tog, rep from * to last 0(0-0-1-1-1) st, end k1. Purl 1 row, knit 1 row.
Sleeves: Change to straight needles and k the next row, dec 8 sts across – 42 sts. Work rows 8 – 14 of Back Pat St once then change to St St.
Left Front: Last line before Lower Section –
Bind off 5(5-6-8-8-9) sts at armhole once, then 5(6-7-7-8-9) sts twice for shoulder.