Lace Pleat Cardigan by Emily Ringelman

Lace Pleat Cardigan

Knitting
November 2019
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in St st on larger needle.
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
1400 - 2200 yards (1280 - 2012 m)
34 (37½, 40½, 45, 50, 53, 56)" circumference at underarm, buttoned.
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The Lace Pleat Cardigan features a contrasting-color lace panel on the back to break up the stockinette stitch and to give the garment flow, with matching contrasting pocket linings. The body of this cardigan is worked back and forth from the bottom up in three separate pieces and seamed.

Difficulty Intermediate

Yarn Weight 4

Finished Size 34 (37½, 40½, 45, 50, 53, 56)“ circumference at underarm, buttoned. Cardigan shown measures 37½”; modeled with 4½“ of positive ease.

Yarn The Plucky Knitter Primo Worsted (75% superwash Merino wool, 20% cashmere, 5% nylon; 200 yd 183 m/4 oz 113 g): Wintery Mix (MC), 6 (6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 10) skeins; Beaujolais Nouveau (CC), 1 skein.

Needles Sizes 6 (4 mm) and 7 (4.5 mm): 32” circular (cir) and set of double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers (m); removable m; stitch holder; large safety pin; waste yarn for pockets; seven 5∕8” buttons; tapestry needle.

Gauge 21 sts and 30 rows = 4” in St st on larger needle.

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NOTES

  • The body of this cardigan is worked back and forth from the bottom up in three separate pieces: two body halves and a back lace panel. The sleeves are worked separately in the round.

  • A circular needle is used to accommodate the large number of stitches.

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