Karel Cardigan by Kate Oates

Karel Cardigan

Knitting
October 2018
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
17 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in Seeded Rib on larger needles
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
1300 - 2400 yards (1189 - 2195 m)
XS (S, M, L, XL){2X, 3X, 4X}
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This unisex sweater features a classic combination of squishy textures. Cardigan is worked from the bottom up with raglan-style seamless sleeves and set-in front pockets. Shawl collar is extended with short rows to be wider at the neckline. Cables are worked intermittently with textured background. Cable Patterns are charted. Pattern is designed for experienced knitters comfortable working from multiple charts at once and decreasing while cabling. Shown in Size L with 3”/7.5 cm positive ease. Karel features Unisex Sizing but includes some sizing tips to create a better fit for women.

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SIZE
XS (S, M, L, XL){2X, 3X, 4X}
FINISHED CHEST
34 (38.25, 42, 47, 49.75){54.5, 58.75, 61.5}”/86.5 (97, 107, 119, 126.5){138.5, 149, 156.5} cm
GAUGE
17 sts and 26 rows per 4”/10 cm in Seeded Rib on larger needles; 11-st cable measures approx 1.75”/4.5 cm
YARN
1300 (1450, 1600, 1775, 1900){2100, 2250, 2400} yards/1190 (1325, 1465, 1625, 1740){1920, 2060, 2200} meters Heavy Worsted weight yarn
TOOLS
Size 7 (4.5 mm) 40” (100 cm) circular needles and set of DPNs, Size 8 (5 mm) 40” (100 cm) circular needles and set of DPNs, 20 stitch markers plus 4 distinctive markers, stitch holders, tapestry needle
NOTIONS
Seven 1”/2.5 cm buttons, needle and matching thread

ERRATA: After sleeve join, Sizes L through 4X only, work 1 WS row in pat after join before beginning shaping for Yoke.