Kippen Cardigan by Kat Goldin

Kippen Cardigan

April 2016
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
7 stitches and 14 rows = 4 inches
in angled crochet
5.0 mm (H)
4.0 mm (G)
547 - 2406 yards (500 - 2200 m)
{0-6m, 12-18m, 2y, 4y, 6y, 8y, 10y}/[XS, S, M, L]/(1X, 2X, 3X, 4X, 5X)
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Kippen is a simple, stylish, top-down, shawl collared cardigan with rib collar, hem and cuffs. It is perfect for slipping on over anything from pyjamas to a pretty summer dress.

Kippen forms part of the Three From The Top collection of cardigans. Whether you are new to crocheting garments and looking for easy, well explained patterns or an experienced crocheter looking for stylish, wearable patterns this is the book for you. Each design has a timeless quality to it and is sure to be loved and worn for many years. With detailed notes on everything from choosing the right size and making simple fit adjustments to professional finishing and care advice; you will learn more than just how to make the three cardigans projects.

{0-6m, 12-18m, 2y, 4y, 6y, 8y, 10y}/XS, S, M, L/(1X, 2X, 3X, 4X, 5X)
To fit chest/bust:
{17, 19, 21, 23, 25, 26.5, 28}/30, 34, 38, 42/(46, 50, 54, 58, 62)in/ {43, 48, 53, 58, 64, 67, 71}/76, 86, 97, 107/(117, 127, 137, 147, 157)cm
Finished chest/bust:
{19, 21, 23, 25, 27, 28.5, 30}/32, 36, 40, 44/(48, 52, 56, 60, 64)in/ {48, 53, 58, 64, 69,72, 76}/81, 91, 102, 112/(122, 132, 142, 152, 163)cm
Pattern is designed to be worn with a small amount of positive ease. Choose a size just larger than your bust/chest measurement.

{3, 3, 4, 5, 5, 6, 6}/7, 8, 8, 9/(10, 11, 12,13, 13) x 50g balls of Blacker Yarns Lyonnesse (4ply, 50% Linen, 50% Corriedale, 175m/190yds)
Adult sample uses Rose Quartz, child sample uses Ruby.
5mm (US H) hook
4mm (US G) hook
2 removable stitch markers

Difficulty Rating

7 sts and 13 rows in Angled Crochet to 4in/ 10cm using 5mm hook (or size needed to achieve tension)

Skills Used
Basic crochet stitches, working in rows, working in the round, short
rows (explained), missing stitches, increasing, decreasing.

Worked seamlessly in one piece from the top down, starting at the neck. One side of the beginning chain makes the back and then the fronts are worked down from the same beginning chain.
Short rows shape the back of the neck. The set-in sleeves are worked seamlessly with short row sleeve caps.
Ribbing at cuffs, collar and hem is worked in rows, slip stitched to the cardigan as you go.

This pattern is written in standard UK crochet terminology with US conversions given in brackets.