ABC Knitting Patterns. Free Knitting and Crochet Patterns from Elaine Phillips.
Free Knitting and Crochet Patterns from Elaine Phillips

Chanel Summer Cardigan

Difficulty level: Intermediate

Free Cardigan Knitting Pattern

Size: 12/14 (42/44)

Materials:Ella Rae Lace Merino 460 yds/421 m per 100 gr skein - 2 skeins. (A)
Opal Uni Solid 4 ply by Zwerger Garn 465 yds/425 m per 100 gr skein - 1 skein. Color 1262 Light Brown (B)
Lorna's Laces Shepherd Sock Solid 215 yds/197 m pe 57 gr skein - 1 skein. Color Natural. (C)
Lorna's Laces Shepherd Sock Solid 215 yds/197 m pe 57 gr skein - 1 skein. Color Pewter. (D)
You'll need small amounts of the last 3 yarns: for neckband, button bands and pocket trim.
Needles: 2 (2.75 mm) OR SIZE NEEDED TO OBTAIN GAUGE
Hook: C (2.75 mm)

Gauge: 20 st x 40 rows = 4" x 4" (10 x 10 cm)

Patterns:

Seed Stitch
Even number of sts
1: *k1, p1*, repeat from * to *
2: *p1, k1*, repeat from * to *
Repeat rows 1-2.

Back
Cast on 110 sts.
Rows 1-84: work seed stitch.
Row 85: to shape armholes cast off 10 sts at the beginning of the row.
Row 86: cast off 10 sts at the beginning of the row.
Row 87: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Row 88: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Row 89: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Row 90: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Row 91: cast off 1 st 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.
Rows 95-170: seed stitch
Row 171: to shape neckline cast off 16 sts in the middle of the row and finish the left and right sides of the back separately.

Left Shoulder
Row 173: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row, don't work the last 7 sts, turn.
Row 175: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row, don't work the last 7 sts, turn.
Row 177: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row, don't work the last 7 sts, turn.
Row 179: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row, don't work the last 7 sts, turn..
Row 181-182: work all stitches on the needle.
Cast off.

Right Shoulder
Row 174: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row, don't work the last 7 sts, turn.
Row 176: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row, don't work the last 7 sts, turn.
Row 178: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row, don't work the last 7 sts, turn.
Row 180: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row, don't work the last 7 sts, turn.
Row 182: work all stitches on the needle.
Cast off.

Right Front
Cast on 60 sts.
Rows 1-58: work seed stitch.
Row 59: work 16 short rows to shape bust dart as follows:
*Knit across row until 3 stitches remain on left hand needle. Bring yarn to front of needle as though you are going to purl, slip stitch. Bring yarn to back of work. Turn work.*
Work across row. Turn work.
Repeat from * to * 7 more times, increasing the number of unworked stitches by 3 each row.
Second to last row: Work all stitches to the end of the row. Turn.
Last row: work to the end of the row.
Rows 60-85: seed stitch.
Row 86: to shape an armhole cast off 10 sts at the beginning of the row.
Row 88: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Row 90: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Row 92: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Row 94: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Rows 95-140: seed stitch.
Row 141: to shape a neckline cast off 8 sts at the beginning of the row.
Row 143: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Row 145: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Row 147: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Row 149: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Row 151: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Row 153: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Row 155: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Row 157: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Rows 158-172: seed stitch
Row 173: don't work the last 7 sts, turn.
Row 175: don't work the last 7 sts, turn.
Row 177: don't work the last 7 sts, turn.
Row 179: don't work the last 7 sts, turn.
Row 181-182: work all stitches on the needle.
Cast off.

Left Front
Cast on 60 sts.
Rows 1-59: work seed stitch.
Row 60: work 16 short rows to shape bust dart as follows:
*Knit across row until 3 stitches remain on left hand needle. Bring yarn to front of needle as though you are going to purl, slip stitch. Bring yarn to back of work. Turn work.*
Work across row. Turn work.
Repeat from * to * 7 more times, increasing the number of unworked stitches by 3 each row.
Second to last row: Work all stitches to the end of the row. Turn.
Last row: work to the end of the row.
Rows 61-84: seed stitch.
Row 85: to shape an armhole cast off 10 sts at the beginning of the row.
Row 87: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Row 89: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Row 91: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Row 93: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Rows 95-140: seed stitch.
Row 142: to shape a neckline cast off 8 sts at the beginning of the row.
Row 144: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Row 146: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Row 148: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Row 150: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Row 152: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Row 154: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Row 156: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Row 158: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Rows 159-173: seed stitch
Row 174: don't work the last 7 sts, turn.
Row 176: don't work the last 7 sts, turn.
Row 178: don't work the last 7 sts, turn.
Row 180: don't work the last 7 sts, turn.
Row 182: work all stitches on the needle.
Cast off.

Sleeve
Cast on 72 sts.
Rows 1-4: seed stitch
Rows 5-18: increase for 1 st at the beginning and at the end of the row 6 times in the rows 5, 7, 9. 11. 13. 15.
Row 19: cast off 10 sts at the beginning of the row
Row 20: cast off 10 sts at the beginning of the row
Row 21: cast off 1 sts at the beginning of the row
Row 22: cast off 1 sts at the beginning of the row
Row 23: cast off 1 sts at the beginning of the row
Row 24: cast off 1 sts at the beginning of the row
Row 25: cast off 1 sts at the beginning of the row
Row 26: cast off 1 sts at the beginning of the row
Row 27: cast off 1 sts at the beginning of the row
Row 28: cast off 1 sts at the beginning of the row
Rows 29-64: stocking stitch.
Row 65: to shape sleeve cap cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Row 66: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Row 67: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Row 68: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Row 69: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Row 70: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Row 71: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Row 72: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Row 73: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Row 74: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Row 75: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Row 76: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Row 77: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Row 78: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Row 79: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Row 80: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Cast off.

Finishing:
Join shoulder seams. Join side seams.
Crochet 6 rows of single crochet along the bottom of the cardigan, centers of the front and along the neckline as follows: 2 rows with yarn C, 2 rows with yarn D and 2 rows with yarn D.
Make 9 buttonholes on the right front button band in the 4th row as follows: sc, ch 3, skip 3 sts, sc.

Sleeve bands:
Crochet 6 rows of single crochet along the bottom of the sleeves as follows: 2 rows with yarn C, 2 rows with yarn D and 2 rows with yarn D.

Faux pocket trim:
Chain 22.
Crochet 6 rows of single crochet as follows: 2 rows with yarn C, 2 rows with yarn D and 2 rows with yarn D. Tie off.

Sew on 9 buttons. Sew the crochet trims to the front of the cardigan (see pictures). Sew ona button to each trim.

Enjoy!



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