Reagan by Isabell Kraemer


August 2015
Light Fingering ?
22 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch on larger needles
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
1265 - 1820 yards (1157 - 1664 m)
XS (S, M1, M2, L, XL, XXL)
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update 05/27: typo correction in italian translation only

Reagan is a lovely wrap cardigan you can throw on over casual outfits or your favorite dress. Feminine lace pattern combined with long sleeves and the different styling options (second image shows the cardigan worn upside down) will make Reagan your everyday companion.

The upper shoulder/back part is worked sideways back and forth in plain Stockinette stitch from a provisional cast-on. Stitches are then joined to knit the first sleeve in the round down to the cuff. Then the second sleeve is worked from the provisional cast-on in the round down to the cuff. After that body stitches are picked up from the long side of the back piece to work the fronts and lower back in Harebell Lace to the final length. I-cord finishing is worked last.

3 (3, 3, 4, 4, 4) skeins Blackhill CottonWool, 50% cotton, 50% merino (500 m/100 g), color shown: K51 light grey;
or approx. 1265 (1340, 1420, 1605, 1725, 1820) yds
1160 (1230, 1300, 1470, 1580, 1670) m of a similar yarn that gives you the correct gauge.

US 4 (3.5 mm) 30” (80 cm) or longer circular needle and DPNs for ribbings.
US 5 (3.75 mm) 30” (80 cm) or longer circular needle and DPNs for body and sleeves.

22 sts x 30 rows = 4 x 4 in (10 x 10 cm) in Stockinette stitch on larger needle after blocking.

XS (S, M, L, XL, XXL)
Shown in size S with approx. 1 in of positive ease at upper arm. Sizing note: This cardigan can fit a wide range of sizes. The biggest difference between the sizes is the sleeve circumference and the length from mid of upper arm to mid of upper arm.

Stitch marker, 3 split rings (or safety pins), tapestry needle, blocking tools.

in abbreviations section, page 5
Sl1-k2tog-psso: Slip 1 st to RH (not LH as written in the pattern) needle as if to knit, knit following 2 stitches together, pass slipped stitch over (double decrease)