Origami Cardigan by Katya Wilsher

Origami Cardigan

Knitting
1600 - 2270 yards (1463 - 2076 m)
XS, S, M, L, XL, 2XL
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This beautiful cardigan has a very simple and fashionable rectangular shape and requires minimum of shaping. Main pattern looks complicated, but it is not. Stitches are added in one section and then in another section all stitches are knit together. Sideband is made in 2x2 rib; collar is shaped with short rows.

Pattern is available in two files: one is a description with a char and another has a row-by-row description for each size.

Tutorial on main stitch is now available here.

Difficulty level: Intermediate.
Skills required: single decreases, yarn-over, dropped stitches, short rows.

To accommodate the size of the Main pattern, different weight yarns are used for different sizes.

For sizes X-Small, Medium and X-Large: 1750 (2000, 2250) yd/1600 (1830, 2050) m of Sport weight yarn (with recommended gauge 24 sts x 32 rows in 4”/10cm in Stockinette stitch).

For sizes Small, Large and 2X-Large: 1740 (1950, 2200) yd/1590 (1790, 2000) m of DK weigth yarn (with recommended gauge 22 sts x 30 rows in 4”/10cm).

Sized for X-Small, Small, Medium, Large, X-Large and 2X-Large.

X-Small - fits 28-31”/70-79 cm bust circumference
Small - fits 32-35”/80-89 cm bust circumference
Medium - fits 36-39”/90-100 cm bust circumference
Large - fits 40-43”/101-110 cm bust circumference
X-Large - fits 44-47”/111-120 cm bust circumference
2X-Large - fits 48-51”/121-130 cm bust circumference

Finished measurements
Chest: 31 (34, 38.25, 42.25, 46, 50.75)”/78.5 (86.5, 97, 107, 116.5, 128.5) cm buttoned.
Length: 18 (18.5, 19, 19.5, 20, 21)”/46 (47, 48, 49.5, 51, 53) cm.
Upper arm: 7.75 (8, 8.5, 8.75, 9, 9.25)”/19.5 (20.5, 21.5, 22.5, 23, 23.5) cm.

Gauge
For sizes X-Small, Medium and X-Large:
• 24 sts and 32 rows in 4”/10 cm in Stockinette stitch;
For sizes Small, Large and 2X-Large:
• 22 sts and 30 rows in 4”/10 cm in Stockinette stitch;