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Waterford Cardigan
Lion Brand® Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick®
Pattern Number: 70550AD
Wrap up in your new favorite cardigan.

This knit has all of the comfort of a cozy sweater with a great mod flair.

SKILL LEVEL:  Beginner (Level 1)
SIZE: Small, Medium, Large, 1X, 2X
Finished Bust 38 (42, 46, 50, 54) in. (96.5 (106.5, 117, 127, 137) cm) Finished Length 32 (33, 33, 33 34) in. (81.5 (84, 84, 84, 86.5) cm)
Note: Pattern is written for smallest size with changes for larger sizes in parentheses. When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes. To follow pattern more easily, circle all numbers pertaining to your size before beginning.

CORRECTIONS: (applied Aug 21, 2013)
8 stitches and 12 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) in Stockinette stitch (knit on right side, purl on wrong side). Gauge = 9 sts = 4 in. (10 cm) NOTE: Due to the size and weight of the piece, the gauge on this finished Cardigan will change slightly from the gauge obtained by doing a small swatch. The gauge on the finished pieces (reflected in the measurements shown on the schematics) will be closer to 8 sts = 4 in. (10 cm).The above is only a summary of corrections; the corrected pattern text is below (if free) or shipped upon completion of order (if purchased)

MATERIALS

640-124 Wool-Ease Thick & Quick Yarn: Barley

Rich chocolate brown with strands of cream


Quantity needed: 7 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 53.13
Alternative Quantity: 8, 9, 9, 10

Lion Brand Knitting Needles- Size 13 [9 mm]
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Lion Brand Stitch Holders
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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Additional Materials
4 buttons, 1 in. (25 mm) diameter
GAUGE:
9 sts = 4 in. (10 cm) NOTE: Due to the size and weight of the piece, the gauge on this finished Cardigan will change slightly from the gauge obtained by doing a small swatch. The gauge on the finished pieces (reflected in the measurements shown on the schematics) will be closer to 8 sts = 4 in. (10 cm).
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.

NOTES:
Cardigan is worked in one piece beginning at lower back.


INSTRUCTIONS



CARDIGAN Cast on 38 (42, 46, 50, 54) stitches.

Work in Garter stitch (knit every row) for 8 rows for edging.

Change to Stockinette stitch (knit on right side, purl on wrong side) and work until piece measures 24 in.

(61 cm) from beginning, end with a wrong side row.

Shape Sleeves Next Row (right side): Knit 38 (42, 46, 50, 54), cast on 18 stitches - 56 (60, 64, 68, 72) stitches.

Next Row: Purl 56 (60, 64, 68, 72), cast on 18 stitches - 74 (78, 82, 86, 90) stitches.

Continue in Stockinette stitch until Sleeve measures 6 (7, 7, 7, 8) in.

(15 (18, 18, 18, 20.5) cm), end with a right side row.

Shape Neck Next Row (wrong side): Purl 26 (28, 30, 32, 34), knit 22 for neck edging, purl 26 (28, 30, 32, 34).

Next Row: Knit.

Repeat last 2 rows 3 times.

Divide for Fronts Next Row (wrong side): Purl 26 (28, 30, 32, 34), knit 5, slip these 31 (33, 35, 37, 39) stitches to a stitch holder for Left Front, bind off 12 stitches for back neck; knit 5, purl 26 (28, 30, 32, 34).

Continue on 31 (33, 35, 37, 39) stitches just worked for Right Front.

Right Front Next Row (right side): Knit 31 (33, 35, 37, 39).

Next Row: Knit 5, purl 26 (28, 30, 32, 34).

Repeat last 2 rows for 3 in.

(7.5 cm), end with a wrong side row.

Shape Neck Row 1 (right side): Knit 31 (33, 35, 37, 39), cast on 17 stitches - 48 (50, 52, 54, 56) stitches.

Row 2: Knit 22, purl to end of row.

Row 3: Knit.

Row 4: Knit 2, bind off 2 stitches for buttonhole, knit 14, bind off 2 stitches for 2nd buttonhole, knit 2, purl to end of row.

Row 5: Knit, cast on 2 stitches over each set of bound-off stitches of previous row.

Rows 6 and 8: Repeat Row 2.

Rows 7 and 9: Knit.

NOTE: Before continuing on the Right Front, read the section below that begins with ***.

Row 10: Knit 5, purl to end of row.

Rows 11-18: Repeat Rows 9 and 10.

Row 19: Knit to last 4 stitches, bind off 2 stitches (buttonhole), knit 2.

Row 20: Knit 2, cast on 2 stitches, knit 1, purl to end of row.

Rows 21-30: Repeat Rows 9 and 10.

Rows 31 and 32:Repeat Rows 19 and 20.



***AND AT THE SAME TIME, when Sleeve measures 16 (18, 18, 18, 20) in.

(40.5 (46, 46, 46, 51) cm), end with a wrong side row.

Shape Body Next Row (right side): Bind off 18 stitches for Sleeve, knit to end of row.Continue to work in Stockinette st, keeping 5 stitches at front edge in Garter stitch, until piece measures 22 in.

(56 cm) from Sleeve bind-off row.

Knit 8 rows for Garter edging.

Bind off.



Left Front Slip stitches from stitch holder back onto needle and join yarn.

Next Row (right side): Knit.

Next Row: Purl 26 (28, 30, 32, 34), knit 5.

Repeat last 2 rows for 3 in.

(7.5 cm), end with a right side row.

Shape Neck Row 1 (wrong side): Purl 26 (28, 30, 32, 34), knit 5, cast on 17 stitches - 48 (50, 52, 54, 56) stitches.

Row 2: Knit.

Row 3: Purl 26 (28, 30, 32, 34), knit to end of row.

Repeat Rows 2 and 3 three times.

Next Row (right side): Knit.

Next Row: Purl to last 5 stitches, knit 5.

Repeat last 2 rows until Sleeve measures 16 (18, 18, 18, 20) in.

(40.5 (46, 46, 46, 51) cm), end with a right side row.

Shape Body Next Row: Bind off 18 stitches, purl to last 5 stitches, knit 5.

Continue to work in Stockinette stitch, keeping 5 stitches at front edge in Garter stitch, until piece measures same as Right Front to Garter edging.

Knit 8 rows.

Bind off.



FINISHING Sleeve Edging From right side, pick up and knit about 32 (36, 36, 36, 40) stitches evenly spaced along wrist edge of Sleeve.

Knit 8 rows.

Bind off.

Repeat on other Sleeve.

Sew side and Sleeve seams.

Sew on buttons opposite buttonholes.

Weave in ends.

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