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Elegant Noro Yarn Cardigan

Difficulty level: Experienced

Free Cardigan Knitting Pattern

Size: 8/10 (38/40)

Materials: Noro Kureyon sock yarn 420 m / 100g Color S188 - 1 skein (color B).
100 % wool fingering weight black yarn 300g (color A).

Needles: 2 (2.75 mm) OR SIZE NEEDED TO OBTAIN GAUGE

Gauge for stocking stitch: 23 st x 30 rows = 4" x 4" (10 x 10 cm)

Patterns:

Two-Color Waves Pattern
Multiple of 11
Rows 1 (WS): Color A (black), knit
Rows 2-5: knit (garter stitch).
Rows 6, 8 and 10: Color B (Noro yarn), *k2tog, k2, knit into the front and the back of the next 2 sts, k3, ssk*, repeat from * to *
Rows 7, 9 and 11: purl.
Row 12: Color A (black), repeat row 6.
Repeat rows 1-12.

Reverse stocking stitch:
Row 1. purl
Row 2. knit
Repeat rows 1 and 2.

Garter Stitch
all rows - knit sts

Rib 1x1: 1k, 1p

Directions
Back and front of the cardigan are knitted as one piece up to armholes, then front and back knitted separately.
Cast on 211 sts (including edge stitches, edge stitches are not part of the pattern).
Knit Two-Color Waves pattern for 87 rows.
Row 88: edge st, 47 sts of 2-color waves, cast off 12 sts, 91 sts of 2-color waves, cast off 12 sts, 47 sts of 2-color waves, edge st.
Continue back and left and right front separately.

Back
Row 90: cast off 2 sts at the beginning of the row.
Row 91: cast off 2 sts at the beginning of the row.
Row 92: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Row 93: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Row 94: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Row 95: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Row 96: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Row 97: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Rows 98-167: continue to knit two-color waves pattern.
Row 168: cast off 21 sts in the middle of the back and continue to knit left and right parts separately.

Left shoulder part
Row 170: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row, to shape a shoulder line don't knit the last 7 sts, turn (short row)
Row 172: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row, don't knit the last 14 sts, turn (short row).
Row 174: don't knit the last 21 sts, turn (short row).
Row 175: knit 7 remaining sts.
Cast off.

Right shoulder part
Row 171: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row, to shape a shoulder line don't knit the last 7 sts, turn (short row)
Row 173: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row, don't knit the last 14 sts, turn (short row).
Row 175: don't knit the last 21 sts, turn (short row).
Row 176: knit 7 remaining sts.
Cast off.

Left Front
Row 90: cast off 2 sts at the beginning of the row.
Row 92: cast off 2 sts at the beginning of the row.
Row 94: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Row 96: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Row 98: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Row 100: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Row 102: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Row 104: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Rows 105-134: continue to knit two-color waves pattern.
Row 135: to shape a neck line cast off 6 sts at the beginning of the row.
Row 137: to shape a neck line cast off 2 sts at the beginning of the row.
Row 139: to shape a neck line cast off 2 sts at the beginning of the row.
Row 141: to shape a neck line cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Row 143: to shape a neck line cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Row 145: to shape a neck line cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Rows 146-170: continue to knit two-color waves pattern.
Row 171: to shape a shoulder line don't knit the last 7 sts, turn (short row)
Row 173: don't knit the last 14 sts, turn (short row).
Row 175: don't knit the last 21 sts, turn (short row).
Row 176: knit 7 remaining sts.
Cast off.

Right Front
Row 91: cast off 2 sts at the beginning of the row.
Row 93: cast off 2 sts at the beginning of the row.
Row 95: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Row 97: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Row 99: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Row 101: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Row 103: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Row 105: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Rows 106-133: continue to knit two-color waves pattern.
Row 134: to shape a neck line cast off 6 sts at the beginning of the row.
Row 136: to shape a neck line cast off 2 sts at the beginning of the row.
Row 138: to shape a neck line cast off 2 sts at the beginning of the row.
Row 140: to shape a neck line cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Row 142: to shape a neck line cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Row 144: to shape a neck line cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Rows 145-169: continue to knit two-color waves pattern.
Row 170: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row, to shape a shoulder line don't knit the last 7 sts, turn (short row)
Row 172: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row, don't knit the last 14 sts, turn (short row).
Row 174: don't knit the last 21 sts, turn (short row).
Row 175: knit 7 remaining sts.
Cast off.

Sleeve
Cast on 68 sts (including edge stitches, edge stitches are not part of the pattern).
Rows 1-23: knit two-color waves pattern.
Row 24: Color A (black), *k2tog, k6, ssk*, repeat from * to *
Rows 25-31: knit rib k1, p1.
Rows 32- 127: knit reverse stocking stitch. Starting from row 39 increase for 1 st on both sides 7 times in each 6th row and 10 times in each 4th row. Total increase for 34 sts.
Row 128: cast off 6 sts at the beginning of the row.
Row 129: cast off 6 sts at the beginning of the row.
Row 130: cast off 2 sts at the beginning of the row.
Row 131: cast off 2 sts at the beginning of the row.
Row 132: cast off 2 sts at the beginning of the row.
Row 133: cast off 2 sts at the beginning of the row.
Row 134: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Row 135: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Row 136: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Row 137: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Rows 138-171: continue to knit reverse stocking stitch.
Row 172: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Row 173: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Row 174: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Row 175: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Row 176: cast off 2 sts at the beginning of the row.
Row 177: cast off 2 sts at the beginning of the row.
Row 178: cast off 2 sts at the beginning of the row.
Row 179: cast off 2 sts at the beginning of the row.
Row 180: cast off 3 sts at the beginning of the row.
Row 181: cast off 3 sts at the beginning of the row.
Cast off.

Finishing:
Join shoulder seams.
To knit a neckband pick up 80 sts along the neckline and knit 12 rows of garter stitch. Cast off.
For Button bands pick up 74 sts along the centers of the front parts and knit 22 rows of garter stitch. Cast off.
On the right band make 5 button holes as follows: cast off 2 sts for each buttonhole in the 11th row and cast on 2 sts in the 12th row.
Join side seams and sleeve seams. Set in sleeves.

Sew on 5 buttons.

Enjoy!



Comments

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# 1. Poster: Sharon
March 4, 2014

Does the Elegant Noro Yarn Cardigan come in other sizes?
# 2. Poster: Elaine Phillips
March 6, 2014

It is in size M only now. I might add other sizes later. What size are you interested in?
# 3. Poster: Dolly
October 1, 2014

Beautiful work. I'm anxious to try this pattern. Hopefully it will resemble yours. Thank you so much for sharing.
# 4. Poster: mar
September 25, 2012

whatis the size of the finished sweater int he pattern???

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