Lace Yoke Cardigan

Published: 23/08/17
Category: Cardigans
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Lace Yoke Cardigan

Size: 10/12 (US 8/10)

Materials:

Yarn: 550 g MONDIAL RIALTO (75% Viscose, 25% Microfiber, yardage = 115 m/50 g); quick knit needles size 4.5 and 5 mm (US 7 and 8), 2 cable needles and 2 large buttons.

Double Rib Patt: 

Using contrasting yarn, cast on half of the stitches required. 

Row 1: Using working yarn, work * K1, 1 yo, rep from *.

Row 2: * work yo kwise, slip 1 st pwise (do not work this stitch), wyif, rep from *.  

Row 3 and foll rows: * K1, slip 1 st pwise, wyif, rep from *.

Unravel contrasting yarn after finishing.

Rib Pattern: K1, P1 Rib. 

Stocking stitch (St st): work RS rows K and WS rows P.

Lace Pattern: multiple of 17 + 2 sts.

Work according to chart.

Gauge:

20 sts and 29 rows = 10 x 10 cm over St st with 5 mm needles. 

17 sts and 29 rows = 10 x 10 cm over Lace Pattern with 5 mm needles.

Back: 

With 4.5 mm needles cast on 97 sts. For band shaping, work 4 rows in Double Rib Pattern and 8 rows in Rib Pattern. 

Cont to work in St st with 5 mm needles, with 1 st incd in the middle. 

After 37 cm from band work two pairs of pleats as foll: knit first 17 sts, on foll 9 sts work 1 pleat to the left (slip 3 sts onto cn 1, hold to front; slip foll 3 sts onto cn 2, hold to back so as to align 4th and 3d sts, 5th and 2nd sts, 6th and 1st sts; knit 2nd and 5th sts tog with 8th st; knit 3d and 4th sts tog with 9th st); on foll 9 sts work 1 pleat to the right (slip 3 sts onto cn 1, hold to back; slip foll 3 sts onto cn 2, hold to front so as to align 6th and 1st sts, 5th and 2nd sts, 4th and 3d sts; knit 7th st tog with 6th and 1st st; knit 8th st tog with 5th and 2nd sts; knit 9th st tog with 4th and 3d sts); knit foll 26 sts; on foll 9 sts work 1 pleat to the left; on foll 9 sts work 1 pleat to the right; knit rem 17 sts.   

Purl WS row. 

Cont to work in Lace Pattern from next row on. 

Armhole Shaping: After 13 cm from beg of Lace Pattern at each end bind off 3 sts once and 1 st twice on every 2nd row. 

After 18 cm from beg of armholes bind off rem 62 sts.

Right Front: 

Using needles size 4.5 mm, cast on 49 sts and work band as for back. 

Cont to work in St st with 5 mm needles, with 1 st incd in the middle. 

After 37 cm from band work 1 pair of pleats as foll: knit first 16 sts, on foll 9 sts work 1 pleat to the left, on foll 9 sts work 1 pleat to the right, knit rem 16 sts.  

Purl WS row. 

Cont to work in Lace Pattern from next row on. Work 2 selv sts at the end of row. 

After 13 cm from beg of Lace Pattern work armhole on left side as for back. 

Neckline Shaping: After 15 cm from beg of Lace Pattern on right side bind off 5 sts once, 3 sts once, 2 sts 3 times, 1 st 3 times on every 2nd row. 

After 16 cm from beg of neckline bind off rem 16 sts for shoulder.

Left Аront: Work in reverse.

Sleeves: 

With 4.5 mm needles cast on 31 sts. For band shaping, work 4 rows in Double Rib Pattern and 20 rows in Rib Pattern. 

Cont to work in Lace Pattern with 5 mm needles. Inc evenly 3 sts on 1st row. 

At each end inc 1 st 10 times on every 10th row. 

Cap Shaping: After 37 cm from band at each end bind off 3 sts once and 1 st 15 times on every 2nd row. 

After 11 cm from beg of cap bind off rem 20 sts.

Finishing: 

Using needles size 4.5 mm, cast on 137 sts along vertical edge of right front and work in Rib Pattern. 

Work 2 buttonholes on 4th row as foll: work 1st hole 33 cm up from lower edge and 2nd hole 9.5 cm up from the previous one.  

After 2 cm from beg work 4 rows in Double Rib Pattern. Then bind off sts. 

Work in same way for Left Front Band, but without buttonholes.

Sew shoulder seams. 

Using 4.5 mm needles pick up 131 sts along neckline edge (incl short sides of bands). Work band in same way. On 4th row after first 4 sts from right front edge work 1 buttonhole. 

Sew side and sleeve seams. Set in sleeves.

Sew on buttons.

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