Sophia - Crosswise Cardigan

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Sophia cardigan is worked crosswise in Chevron pattern with dolman sleeves. 
 Starting at the bottom of the sleeves with a Rib pattern border of 11 rows, increasing on each side for sleeves and side seam. When the sleeve length and the shoulder are reached, the piece is divided in two. The back is worked first.

The stitches from left and right back pieces are cast off together mid back at the same time. The front pieces are continued - for the slanting V-neckline, 3 sts in 2 rows are decreased. 5 Button holes are worked in the right part. The body is worked in Chevron pattern (18 sts wide). It is not possible to carry this pattern throughout so the extra sts are worked in the Side sts pattern. 

An I-cord edge is worked along the neck, V-neck closure and the bottom.

Designer: Jacqueline Van Dillen

Language: English

Craft: Knitting

Category: Shrug / Bolero

Yarn Weight: Fingering


Yarn: Echoes

2 (3, 3, 3, 3) (3, 4, 4) skeins, shown in 1507


This is an independent pattern. If you purchase a kit, you will have to buy the pattern separately.

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Sizes: XS (S, M, L, XL) 2X, 3X, 4X to fit chest sizes
 28 (32, 36, 40, 44) 48, 52, 56“ 
 / 71 (81, 91.5, 101.5, 111.5) 122, 132, 142 cm, 
 to be worn with approx. 3”/8 cm positive ease

Needle: US 3 - 3.25 mm | US 2 - 2.75 mm

Gauge: 28 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches in 30 sts x 40 rows