Cardigan with Lace Panels
Yarn: 480 g (100% Cotton, 125 m/50 g); 1 one pair quick knit needles size 2.5 mm (US 1.5).
Gauge: 22 sts and 25 rows = 10 x 10 cm.
Garter st (gst): RS and WS rows K.
Stockinette stitch (St st): Work RS rows K and WS rows P.
Work according to chart. Only RS rows are shown.
On WS rows, purl all sts and yos.
Rep rows 1-8.
Cast on 113 sts and work 3 rows in gst for band.
Cont in Lace Panels as foll: selv st, patt rep 7 times, sts 16-21 once, selv st.
For neckline, after 80 cm from beg, bind off center 29 sts and complete both sides separately.
For rounding at inside edge on every 2nd row bind off 3 sts twice and rem 36 sts once for shoulder.
Cast on 59 sts and work 3 rows in gst for band.
Cont in Lace Panels as foll: selv st, patt rep 3 times, sts 16-21 once, 6 sts in gst (= band), selv st.
For neckline shaping, when piece meas 59 cm from beg, dec 1 st 15 times on every 2nd RS row. Knit 2 last sts of Lace Panel before band tog = 44 sts.
After 82 cm from beg, at outside edge, bind off 36 sts for shoulder. Work 10 cm over rem 8 sts (= 6 sts in gst + 2 selv sts). Leave or bind off sts.
Right Front: Work in reverse.
For neckline shaping, after band sts, work 1 skpo: sl 1 kwise, K1, pass slipped stitch over.
Cast on 57 sts and work 3 rows in gst for band.
Cont in Lace Panels as foll: selv st, 3 sts in St st, patt rep 3 times, sts 16-21 once, 3 sts in St st, selv st.
For sleeve shaping, inc 1 stitch of St st 16 times each side on every 4th row = 89 sts.
When piece measures 40 cm from beg, bind off all sts.
Close shoulder seams.
Join short sides of front bands using kitchener stitch. Sew bands to back neck.
Sew in sleeves, join side and sleeve seams.