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SHORT SLEEVE CARDIGAN WITH POCKETS  Suitable for ESTELLE Young Touch DK or Mystik DK

                                                                  

MEASUREMENTS AND MATERIALS

 

To fit bust sizes                                                              32                     34                     36                     38         in

                                                                                    81                     86                     91                     97         cm

 

Garment measurement                                                    35.25                36.75                39                     41         in

(approx)                                                                                    89.5                  93.5                  99                     104       cm

 

Length from back neck                                                    20.5                  20.5                  21.5                  22.5      in         

                                                                                    52                     52                     54.5                  57         cm

 

Length of sleeve seam                                                    7                      7.5                    8                      8.5        in

                                                                                    17.5                  19                     20.5                  21.5      cm

 

Yarn requirements                                                          9                      9                      12                     12         50g balls

 

1 pair size 4mm (UK8-USA6) knitting needles or the size of needles to give correct tension.

Stitch holders.  7 buttons.

 

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IMPORTANT

These yarn amounts are based on average requirements and are therefore approximate.  Estelle cannot accept responsibility for the finished garment if any yarn other than the recommended yarn is used.

 

NOTES

Instructions are given for 32 in or 81 cm, larger sizes in square brackets.

Where only one figure is given this applies to all sizes.

We suggest that you underline all the figures for the size you require before knitting.

 

TENSION

22 sts and 30 rows to 4 in or 10cm measured over stst on size 4mm needles or the size of needles to give correct tension.

It is important to check your tension before starting the garment, therefore knit a tension square. 

If there are less sts or rows to 4 in or 10 cm than stated, change to thinner needles. 

If there are more sts or rows to 4 in or 10 cm than stated, change to thicker needles.

 

ABBREVIATIONS

K = knit; P = purl; st(s) = stitch(es); inc = increase(ing), work into front and back of next st; dec = decrease(ing), work two sts together;  in = inch(es); cm = centimetres; mm = millimetres; g = gram; tog = together; sl = slip; sl1 = slip one; beg = begin(ning); rep = repeat; alt = alternate; rem = remain(ing); stst = stocking stitch (1 row knit, 1 row purl); yfwd = yarn forward; psso = pass slipped stitch over; cont = continue; foll = following; approx = approximately; DK = double knitting; tbl  = through back of loop.

 

POCKET LININGS (Make 2)

Using 4 mm needles cast on 23[23 : 26 : 26] sts and work 28 rows stst.  

Sl these sts onto a st holder.

 

LEFT FRONT

Using 4 mm needles cast on 47[49 : 52 : 55] sts and work 34 rows in stst finishing on a P row.

Place Pocket

Next Row:  K15[17 : 17 : 20], sl the next 23[23 : 26 : 26] sts onto a st holder, K across 23[23 : 26 : 26] sts from one pocket lining and Kto end. = 47[49 : 52 : 55] sts.

Cont in stst until work measures 12[12 : 12.5 : 13] in or 30.5[30.5 : 31.5 : 33] cm finishing on a P row.

Mark end of last row to indicate start of armhole.

Shape Armhole

Next Row:  K1, sl1, K1, psso, K to end.

Next Row:  P to last 3 sts, P2togtbl, P1.

Rep the last 2 rows 3 times more. = 39[41 : 44 : 47] sts.

Work a further 29[29 : 29 : 33] rows straight finishing on a K row.

**

Shape Neck

Next Row:  Cast off 5[5 : 6 : 6] sts, work to end.

Next Row:  Work to last 2 sts, dec 1 st.

Next Row:  Cast off 2 sts, work to end.

Dec 1 st at neck edge on every row until 25[26 : 28 : 31] sts rem.

Cont straight until armhole measures 8.5[8.5 : 9 : 9.5] in or 21.5[21.5 : 23 : 24] cm finishing on a P row.

 

Shape Shoulder

Cast off rem 25[26 : 28 : 31] sts.

 

RIGHT FRONT

Using 4 mm needles cast on 47[49 : 52 : 55] sts and work 34 rows in stst finishing on a P row.

 

Place Pocket

Next Row:  K9, sl the next 23[23 : 26 : 26] sts onto a st holder, K across 23[23 : 26 : 26] sts from second pocket lining and K to end. = 47[49 : 52 : 55] sts.

Cont in stst until work measures same as Left Front to armhole finishing on a P row.

Mark beg of last row to indicate start of armhole.

 

Shape Armhole

Next Row:  K to last 3 sts, K2tog, K1.

Next Row:  P1, P2tog, P to end.

Rep the last 2 rows 3 times more. = 39[41 : 44 : 47] sts.

Work a further 30[30 : 30 : 34] rows straight finishing on a P row.

Complete Right Front to correspond with Left Front from **.

 

BACK

Using 4 mm needles cast on 97[101 : 107 : 113] sts and work in stst until Back measures same as Left Front to armhole finishing on a P row.

Mark each end of last row to indicate start of armholes.

 

Shape Armholes

Next Row:  K1, sl1, K1, psso, K to last 3 sts, K2tog, K1.

Next Row:  P1, P2tog, P to last 3 sts, P2togtbl, P1.

Rep the last 2 rows 3 times more. = 81[85 : 91 : 97] sts.

Work straight until armholes measure same as Left Front to shoulder finishing on a P row.

Shape Shoulders

Cast off.

Mark center 31[33 : 35 : 35] sts to indicate back neck.

 

SLEEVES (Both Alike)

Using 4 mm needles cast on 75[75 : 77 : 85] sts.

Work in stst inc 1 st at each end of the needle on the 3rd and every foll 4th row until 99[99 : 103 : 109] sts are on needle.

Cont in stst without further inc until Sleeve measures 7[7.5 : 8 : 8.5] in or 17.5[19 : 20.5 : 21.5] cm finishing on a P row.

 

Shape Top

Next Row:  K1, sl1, K1, psso, K to last 3 sts, K2tog, K1.

Next Row:  P1, P2tog, P to last 3 sts, P2togtbl, P1.

Rep the last 2 rows 3 times more. = 83[83 : 87 : 93] sts.

Cast off.

 

LEFT AND RIGHT FRONT LOWER EDGINGS

Using 4 mm needles and with right side facing, pick up and knit 47[50 : 53 : 56] sts evenly along cast on edge.

Knit 1 row.

Picot and Cast Off Row:  Cast off 2 sts, *sl rem st on right hand needle back onto left hand needle, cast on 2 sts, cast off 4 sts, rep from * to end.

Fasten off rem st.

 

BACK LOWER EDGING

Using 4 mm needles and with right side facing, pick up and K98[101 : 107 : 113] sts evenly along cast on edge.

Knit 1 row.

Work picot and cast off row as given for lower edges of fronts.

 

SLEEVE LOWER EDGINGS

(Both Alike)

Using 4 mm needles and with right side facing, pick up and K74[74 : 77 : 83]sts evenly along cast on edge.

Knit 1 row.

Work picot and cast off row as given for lower edges of cardigan fronts.

POCKET TOPS (Both Alike)

Using 4 mm needles and with right side facing K across 23[23 : 26 : 26] sts from st holder.

Knit 1 row.

Work picot and cast off row as given for lower edges of cardigan fronts.

TO MAKE UP

See ball band for pressing and washing instructions.

With a backstitch join shoulder seams.

NECKBAND

Using 4 mm needles and with right side facing, pick up and K26[26 : 28 : 28] sts evenly up right front neck edge, 31[33 : 35 : 35] sts from cast off sts at back neck and 26[27 : 29 : 29] sts evenly down left front neck edge. = 83[86 : 92 : 92] sts.

Knit 1 row.

Work picot and cast off row as given for lower edges of fronts.

LEFT FRONT BAND

Using 4 mm needles and with right side facing, pick up and K89[89 : 92 : 95] sts evenly down front edge.

Knit 3 rows.

Work picot and cast off row as given for lower edge.

RIGHT FRONT BAND

Using 4 mm needles and with right side facing, pick up and K89[89 : 92 : 95] sts evenly up front edge.

Knit 1 row.

Next Row (Buttonhole row):

K2[2 : 3 : 2], yfwd, k2tog, *K12[12 : 12 : 13], yfwd, K2tog, rep from * to last 1[1 : 3 : 1] sts, K to end.

Knit 1 row.

Work picot and cast off row as given for lower edge.

Place center of cast off edge of sleeves to shoulder seams then with a backstitch sew Sleeves evenly to Back and Fronts.

With a backstitch join side and sleeve seams.

Sew pocket linings and pocket tops in position.

Sew on buttons.

 

TO SET KNITTING

Pin out to size and shape, cover with a damp cloth and allow to dry.

 

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