Kapsel by Shannon Cook

Kapsel

Knitting
February 2019
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in Purl Twist stitch, unblocked and 19 sts and 25 rows = 4 inches in Purl Twist stitch, blocked
US 6 - 4.0 mm
1294 - 2680 yards (1183 - 2451 m)
30" - 58"
This pattern is available for $8.00 USD buy it now

KAPSEL CARDIGAN

With an all over textured pattern and modern silhouette, Kapsel is a versatile cardigan that is perfect for the office, outings with friends, or cozy nights in. It features a flattering modified drop shoulder, big front pockets, and a comfortable fit that’s as stylish as it is snuggly. Whether paired with your favourite jeans or pj’s, you’ll find yourself reaching for Kapsel over and over again.

Your purchase of Kapsel also includes a link to the Kapsel Help Webpage with gauge tips, modification instructions, stitch pattern & German Short Row videos, and more!

Use hashtag #kapselcardigan to share your project on social media!

For all questions and pattern support please email askveryshannon@gmail.com or refer to the Kapsel Help Webpage link provided in your pattern purchase - thank you.


SIZING (to fit chest)
30 (32, 34, 36, 38, 40) (42, 44, 46, 48, 50) (52, 54, 56, 58) in / 76 (81, 86, 91, 96, 102) (107, 112, 117, 122, 127) (132, 137, 142, 147) cm. Garment is designed to be worn with approx 9-10 in / 24-25 cm of positive ease. Please choose your size according to your actual full-bust measurement (the circumference of widest part of your bust).

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
39.5 (41.25, 43, 46.25, 48, 49.75) (51.25, 53, 56.5, 58, 59.75) (61.5, 63.25, 66.5, 68.25) in / 100.25 (104.75, 109.25, 117.5, 122, 126.25) (130.25, 134.5, 143.5, 147.25, 151.75) (156.25, 160.75, 169, 173.25) cm. Pattern provides full finished measurements and schematic.

Models shown are wearing a Size 34 (Aisling is 5’8” with a 34” bust) and Size 40 (Shannon is 5’4” with a 41” bust).

CONSTRUCTION
This cardigan is knit bottom up, then front and back are separated at underarm before working neck and shoulder shaping (shoulder shaping is done using German Short Rows). Shoulders and neck are finished with Three Needle Bind Off. Stitches are picked up at the armhole and the sleeves are worked flat. (The main pattern stitch is unable to be worked in the round.) After blocking, the sleeves, back of neck, and pockets are seamed.

YARN
Quince & Co. Lark (& Heathers)(100% American Wool, 134 yds / 123 m per 50g skein), 10 (11, 12, 12, 13, 13) (14, 15, 15, 16, 17) (18, 19, 19, 20) skeins, shown in colorways Iceland, Twig, and Root

YOTH Yarns Father (100% Rambouillet, 220 yds /201 m per 100g skein), 6 (7, 7, 8, 8, 8) (9, 9, 9, 10, 11) (11, 12, 12, 13) skeins, shown in colorway 001 Oyster

OR approx 1294 (1419, 1526, 1592, 1658, 1724) (1841, 1909, 1977, 2107, 2241) (2317, 2456, 2534, 2680) yds / 1239 (1298, 1395, 1456, 1516, 1576) (1683, 1746, 1808, 1927, 2048) (2118, 2246, 2317, 2451) m of worsted weight yarn

GAUGE (Please visit bonus webpage provided in pattern before swatching.)
Beaded Rib stitch - Hem, Pocket Tops & Cuffs
20 sts and 28 rows = 4 in / 10 cm, unblocked & blocked
Purl Twist stitch - Main Body
20 sts and 26 rows = 4 in / 10 cm, unblocked
19 sts and 25 rows = 4 in / 10 cm in Purl Twist stitch, blocked
Stockinette stitch - Pocket Linings
18 sts and 27 rows = 4 in / 10 cm, unblocked

NEEDLES
US 6 / 4.00 mm long circular recommended
Extra US 6 / 4.00 mm needle to work Three Needle Bind-Off.
Note: Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the proper gauge.

NOTIONS
Stitch markers - 9, darning needle

This pattern includes fully written instructions, a detailed pattern schematic as well as a link to a bonus help webpage with modification instructions, gauge tips, stitch videos and more! It has been professionally tech edited and thoroughly tested.

Sign up for our FREE newsletter to receive special discounts and to stay up to date on new patterns, sales, giveaways & more!

Photography: Koyahni Photography // Model: Aisling Goodman (Coultish Management) & Shannon Cook // Tech Editing: amchart // Sample Knitting: Betsy Farmer & Ryan Page Haas

ERRATA - 02.24.19
Right Front, Left Front and Back sections should all state the following after the first 4 row repeat is worked:

Rep Rows 1–4 of this section 9 (9, 10, 10, 10, 11) 11, 12, 12, 13, 134, 15, 16) times more. Rep Rows 1–3 of this section once more.