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Standout Stripes Cardigan
Lion Brand® Vanna's Choice®
Pattern Number: 60812A

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE:
12 months (18 months, 2-3 years, 3-4 years) Finished Chest 23 (25, 27, 29) in. (58.5 (63.5, 68.5, 73.5) cm) Finished Length 12 (12 1/2, 13, 13 1/2) in. (30.5 (32, 33, 34.5) cm)

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

860-099 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Linen

Dusty off-white, almost gray


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Note: A

860-133 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Brick

Burnt red-orange


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Note: B

860-146 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Dusty Purple

Cool light purple


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Note: C

860-158 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Mustard

Golden yellow


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860-174 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Olive

Warm medium green


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Note: E

860-108 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Dusty Blue

Muted blue


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Note: F

Lion Brand Knitting Needles- Size 9 [5.5 mm]
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Lion Brand Knitting Needles - Size 10.5 [6.5 mm]
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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Additional Materials
7 buttons, 3/8 in. (9 mm) diameter
GAUGE:
14 sts + 26 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) in Stripe pattern with larger needles. When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles. Making a Gauge Swatch
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.

STITCH EXPLANATION:
PATTERN STITCH
K1, p1 Rib
Row 1 (WS): P1, *k1, p1; rep from *.
Row 2: K the k sts and p the p sts.
Rep Row 2 for k1, p1 Rib.



Stripe Pattern
Rows 1 and 3 (RS): With A, knit.
Rows 2 and 4: With A, purl.
Row 5: With B, purl.
Row 6: With B, knit.
Rep Rows 1-6 for Stripe pattern, working Rows 5 and 6 in color sequence as follows: *C, D, E, F, B; rep from *.


INSTRUCTIONS
BACK
With smaller needles and A, cast on 39 (43, 47, 51) sts.

Work in k1, p1 Rib until piece measures 1 1/2 in.

(4 cm) from beg, end with a WS row.

Change to larger needles and, starting with Row 3 of Stripe pattern, work until piece measures 12 (12 1/2, 13, 13 1/2) in.

(30.5 (32, 33, 34.5) cm) from beg.

Bind off.
RIGHT FRONT
With smaller needles and A, cast on 23 (25, 27, 29) sts.


Work in k1, p1 Rib for 3 rows.


Buttonhole Row (RS): K1, p1, k2tog, yo, *k1, p1; rep from * to last st, k1.
Continue in k1, p1 Rib until piece measures 1 1/2 in.

(4 cm) from beg, end with a WS row.

Change to larger needles and, starting with Row 3 of Stripe pattern, work 3 rows of Stripe pattern.
Buttonhole Row (RS): K2, k2tog, yo, k to end of row.
Continue in Stripe pattern, working a buttonhole every other Row 6 of Stripe pattern until Right Front measures 10 (10 1/2, 11, 11 1/2) in.

(25.5 (26.5, 28, 29) cm) from beg, end with a WS row.
Neck Shaping
Next Row (RS): Bind off 8 (9, 9, 10) sts, work to end of row - 15 (16, 18, 19) sts.
Working in pattern as established, dec 1 st at Neck edge every other row 4 times - 11 (12, 14, 15) sts.

Work even until Right Front measures 12 (12 1/2, 13, 13 1/2) in.

(30.5 (32, 33, 34.5) cm) from beg.

Bind off.



LEFT FRONT
With smaller needles and A, cast on 23 (25, 27, 29) sts.

Work in k1, p1 Rib until piece measures 1 1/2 in.

(4 cm) from beg, end with a WS row.

Change to larger needles and, starting with Row 3 of Stripe pattern, work until piece measures 10 (10 1/2, 11, 11 1/2) in.

(25.5 (26.5, 28, 29) cm) from beg, end with a RS row.


Neck Shaping
Next Row (WS): Bind off 8 (9, 9, 10) sts, work to end of row - 15 (16, 18, 19) sts.
Working in pattern as established, dec 1 st at Neck edge every other row 4 times - 11 (12, 14, 15) sts.

Work even until Left Front measures 12 (12 1/2, 13, 13 1/2) in.

(30.5 (32, 33, 34.5) cm) from beg.

Bind off.
SLEEVE (make 2)
With smaller needles and A, cast on 19 (21, 23, 25) sts.

Work in k1, p1 Rib until piece measures 1 1/2 in.

(4 cm) from beg.

Change to larger needles and, starting with Row 3, continue in Stripe pattern AND AT THE SAME TIME, increase 1 st each edge every 3rd (3rd, 4th, 4th) row 9 (9, 10, 10) times - 37 (39, 43, 45) sts.

Work even in Stripe pattern until Sleeve measures 7 (8, 9 1/2, 11) in.

(18 (20.5, 24, 28) cm) from beg.

Bind off.
FINISHING
Sew shoulder seams.


Collar
From RS with smaller needles and A, pick up and k 19 (19, 20, 21) sts along Right Front neck edge, 21 (23, 23, 25) sts across Back neck, and 19 (19, 20, 21) along Left Front neck edge - 59 (61, 63, 67) sts.

Work Row 1 of k1, p1 Rib.
Buttonhole Row (RS): K1, p1, k2tog, yo, *k1, p1; rep from * to last st, k1.
Continue in k1, p1 Rib until Collar measures 2 1/2 in.

(6.5 cm) from beg, end with a WS row.

Rep Buttonhole Row.

Work 2 rows in k1, p1 Rib.

Bind off in rib.
Front Edging
From RS with smaller needles and A, pick up and k 53 (55, 57, 59) sts along Left Front edge.

Bind off.

Rep for Right Front edge.
Sew Sleeves to body.

Sew side and Sleeve seams.

Sew buttons opposite buttonholes.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
yo = yarn over


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