Rock the Lobster by yellowcosmo
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Rock the Lobster

Knitting
March 2014
Sport (12 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch with larger needles
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
1180 - 2200 yards (1079 - 2012 m)
31, 34, 37, 40, 43, 46, 49, 52, 55
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A fun colorwork cardigan with steeking

Design and construction

  • Top-down cardigan
  • Work in round with steeking
  • Round yoke
  • Separate sleeves at underarm
  • Short rows below yoke for better fit
  • Length of body and sleeves can be modified easily
  • Work sleeves in rounds
  • Cut steek at finishing stage
  • After cutting steek, pick up stitches along fronts for button bands

Sizes

  • 9 sizes available, 31 (34, 37, 40, 43, 46, 49, 52, 55) based on finished garment chest measurements

Skills required

  • Make increase - m1
  • Make decreases - ssk, k2tog
  • Work short rows
  • Stranded colorwork
  • Steeking

Yarn requirement

  • Sport Weight
  • Yarn A 200 (295, 320, 350, 375, 400, 425, 450, 475, 500) yards
  • Yarn B 980 (1032, 1130, 1230, 1320, 1406, 1500, 1600, 1700) yards

Chart for colorwork

Pattern tech edited by Judy Katheler

Errata
5/2/2014
Notions 1 1/4" 1/2” buttons x 8

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Pattern now also available in Italian translation, translated by Claudia P Cinnamonroll.