Draped Front Cardigan by Megan Goodacre

Draped Front Cardigan

September 2015
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 33 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette (stocking) stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
1125 - 2625 yards (1029 - 2400 m)
Finished Bust: 29 3/4 (33, 37 3/4, 41, 46 1/4, 49, 53, 57, 61) inches (75.5 (84, 96, 104, 117.5, 124.5, 134.5, 145, 155) cm)
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Easy style and drape are the keys to this fine-knit cardigan. Fitted long sleeves, overlapping fronts, and a wide shaped collar all flatter your silhouette. Wear it loose and open, or wrap it closed with your favorite shawl pin. As you knit, you’ll enjoy the top-down seamless construction and easy short rows on the collar. Treat yourself to a merino silk blend, like the one shown here, for something really elegant.

Skills Needed
Knit/purl, working in the round, picking up and knitting, short rows

Construction Notes
The body is worked in one piece from the neck down to the underarms. The rest of the body is worked to the bottom edge with a row of decorative eyelets before the bottom ribbing. The sleeves are knit in the round from the underarms. The draped collar is picked up and knit and shaped with short rows.