Holly Lane by yellowcosmo

Holly Lane

Knitting
November 2017
Sport (12 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch, after blocking
US 3 - 3.25 mm
1745 - 3065 yards (1596 - 2803 m)
33, 36, 39, 42, 45, 48, 52, 54"
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A seamless, raglan style cardigan with colorwork body and eyelet front band.

Work flat in one piece from top down. Then knit in round with steek stitches below chest for colorwork. Eyelet front band worked wtih picked up stitches along front and neck edges.

Sizes 33 (36, 39, 42, 45, 48, 52, 54), sizes are based on chest measurements of finished garment in inches. Sample shown with 3” / 7.5 cm positive ease. 1 to 4” / 2.5 to 10 cm positive ease is recommend.

Yarn

  • Sport Weight / 5 ply yarn, sample used Cloudborn Superwash Merino Sport Twist; 100% Superwash Merino Wool, 200 yards / 183 meters per 50 grams skein.
  • Yarn A – color Oatmeal Heather, 910 (1010, 1080, 1180, 1280, 1380, 1520, 1600) yards / 835 (925, 990, 1080, 1170, 1265, 1390, 1465) meters
  • Yarn B – color Scarlet, 585 (655, 685, 750, 800, 850, 940, 990) yards / 535 (600, 630, 685, 735, 780, 860, 905) meters

Needles

  • US #3 / 3.25 mm or change needle to obtain gauge in Stockinette Stitch
  • Also, 1 size larger needle (or change needle to obtain gauge in Colorwork Stitch)

Gauge

  • 24 sts x 34 rows = 4” x 4” / 10 cm x 10 cm in stockinette stitch in smaller needle
  • 30 sts x 28 rows = 4” x 4” / 10 cm x 10 cm in colorwork stitch in larger needle
  • If you cannot get gauge for both Stockinette Stitch and Colorwork Stitch with your yarn, it is more important to get the correct Stockinette Stitch. Modification notes are added in instructions for different colorwork gauge than listed with some simple calculations involved.

Deisgn

  • An open front cardigan.
  • Raglan style sleeves.
  • Slight V-neck.
  • Colorwork body below chest.
  • Colorwork Cuffs.
  • Eyelet front/neck band.

Skills

  • Make increases (m1L, m1R).
  • Make decreases (k2tog, ssk).
  • Read colorwork chart.
  • Work 2-colors stranded colorwork.
  • Work steek. (helpful links included in pattern.)

A kit for this pattern is also available at Craftsy.