This raglan-sleeved cardi is classic and versatile. (LionBrand.com)
Lion Brand Pattern #: 90496AD
SKILL LEVEL: Experienced
SIZE: Small, Medium, Large, 1X, 2X
Finished Bust, including front bands
37 (41, 45, 49, 53) in.
94 (104, 114.5, 124.5, 134.5) cm)
Finished Length, including lower band
21 1/2 (22, 22 1/2, 23, 23 1/2) in.
54.5 (56, 57, 58.5, 59.5) cm
486-170 LB Collection Superwash Merino:
Dijon (4-7 balls)
Circular knitting needle size 5 (3.75 mm), 36 in. (91.5 cm) long
Circular knitting needle size 6 (4.25 mm), 36 in. (91.5 cm) long
5 buttons, 1 in. (2.5 cm) diameter
Circular needle is used to accommodate the large number of stitches. Work back and forth on circular needle as if working on straight needles.
Pieces: Body, Left Sleeve, Right Sleeve
Construction schematics are provided.
Cardigan is worked in one piece from lower edge up to armholes, then divided for Fronts and Back.
Hems are worked along the lower edge of Cardigan body and sleeves by picking up stitches along the cast-on edge and working downward.
See L10124 Modern Raglan Cardigan for a similar pattern in Martha Stewart Crafts Extra Soft Wool Blend.