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Adult Cardigan Medium

September 23, 2017

 

 

 

 

This adult cardigan can be completed by a beginner and has only 2 seams. It's over sized and fluffy so you can get comfortable during the winter months.

Yarn Link https://www.loveknitting.com/sirdar-snuggly-snowflake-chunky

The shade I used is called Teddy (634)

 

How-To Video

Part 1 https://youtu.be/hN3-1cpiht4

Part 2 https://youtu.be/tikKnIanc28

Part 3 https://youtu.be/_p4Xe-PUcis

Part 4 https://youtu.be/sCkKIRHgMb0

 

What you'll need

 

7 mm Needle

10 25g Chunky Textured (Bulky) Yarn

Stitch Holder/Scrap Yarn

 

Cast on 68 sts

 

Row 1 Knit all

Row 2 Purl all

Row 3 Knit all

Row 4 Pfb, Purl to last st, Pfb (70 sts)

 

Repeat Rows 1-4, 6 more times (82 sts)

 

Row 29 Kfb, Knit to the last st, Kfb (84 sts)

Row 30 Purl all

 

Repeat Rows 29 and 30, 7 more times (98 sts)

 

Row 45 Cast on 2 sts, Knit to end of row (100 sts)

Row 46 Cast on 2 sts, Purl to end of row (102 sts)

 

Repeat Rows 45 and 46, 6 more times (126 sts)

 

Row 59 Cast on 6 sts, Knit to end of row (132 sts)

Row 60 Cast on 6 sts, Purl to end of row (138 sts)

 

Repeat Rows 59 and 60, 1 more time (150 sts)

 

Row 63 Cast on 8 sts, Knit to end of row (158)

Row 64 Cast on 8 sts, Purl to end of row (166)

 

Stockinette stitch until whole cardigan measures 60 cm.

 

Shape The Neck

 

K74, leave these 74 sts on a holder or spare scrap yarn, Cast off 18 sts, Knit to the end of the row.

 

 

Left Side 

 

Row 1 Purl all

Row 2 Cast off 6 sts, Knit to the end of row (68 sts)

Row 3 Purl all

Row 4 Knit all

Row 5 Purl all

 

Row 6 Cast on 5 sts, Knit to end of row (73 sts)

Row 7 Purl all

 

Repeat Rows 6 and 7, 2 more times (83 sts)

 

Stockinette stitch until your work measures 74 cm. End with the RS facing (knit last row)

 

Shaping The Sleeves

 

Row 1 Cast off 8 sts, Purl to end of row (75 sts)

Row 2 Knit all

Row 3 Cast off 6 sts, Purl to end of row (69 sts)

Row 4 Knit all

 

Repeat Rows 3 and 4, 1 more time (63 sts)

 

Row 7 Cast off 2 sts, Purl to end of row (61 sts)

Row 8 Knit all

 

Repeat Rows 7 and 8, 6 more times (49 sts)

 

Row 21 P2tog, Purl to end of row (48 sts)

Row 22 Knit all

 

Repeat Rows 21 and 22, 7 more times (41 sts)

 

Row 37 P2tog, Purl to end of row (39 sts)

Row 38 Knit all

Row 39 Purl all

Row 40 Knit all

 

Repeat Rows 37 -  40, 6 more times (34 sts)

 

Make sure the front left side of the cardigan measures the same length as the back. Add more rows of stockinette stitch if necessary then cast off all stitches.

 

 

 

Right Side

 

Re-attach yarn to the front right side of the cardigan, with the WS side facing (Purl side facing you)

 

Row 1 Purl all

Row 2 Knit all

Row 3 Cast off 6 sts, Purl to end of row (68 sts)

Row 4 Knit all

Row 5 Purl all

Row 6 Knit all

 

Row 7 Cast on 5 sts, Purl to end of row (73 sts)

Row 8 Knit all

 

Repeat Rows 7 and 8, 2 more times (83 sts)

 

Stockinette stitch until your work measures 74 cm. End with the WS facing (finish with a Purl row)

 

Row 1 Cast off 8 sts, Knit to end of row (75 sts)

Row 2 Purl all

Row 3 Cast off 6 sts, Knit to end of row (69 sts)

Row 4 Purl all

 

Repeat Rows 3 and 4, 1 more time (63 sts)

 

Row 7 Cast off 2 sts, Knit to end of row (61 sts)

Row 8 Purl all

 

Repeat Rows 7 and 8, 6 more times (49 sts)

 

Row 21 K2tog, Knit to end of row

Row 22 Purl all

 

Repeat Rows 21 and 22, 7 more times (41 sts)

 

Row 37 K2tog, Knit to end of row (40 sts)

Row 38 Purl all

Row 39 Knit all

Row 40 Purl all

 

Repeat Rows 37 - 40, 6 more times (34 sts)

 

Make sure the front right side of the cardigan measures the same length as the back and left front side. Add more rows of stockinette stitch if necessary then cast off all stitches.

 

Turn your cardigan inside out and sew along the sleeve and side seams. Weave in all your loose ends.

 

Turn your cardigan the right way around.If you find that the sleeves are too long you can roll them back and sew it loosely in place.

 

 

Neck boarder

 

With the RS facing (Knit side) pick up and knit 19 sts from the right front neck, 38 sts from the back neck and 19 sts front the left front neck (76 sts)

 

Next Row Cast off all sts

 

 

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