Green God­dess Cardi­gan

Add rope ca­bles to a sim­ple shape for a dra­matic ac­cent to warm up a chilly day.

Creative Knitting - - COMFY & COZY - De­sign by MAR­GRET WIL­SON

De­sign by Mar­gret Willson

Gauge

141/2 sts and 20 rows = 4 inches/

10cm in St st. To save time, take time to check

gauge.

Spe­cial Ab­bre­vi­a­tions

3 over 3 Left Cross (3/3 LC): Sl 3 sts to

cn and hold in front; k3, k3 from cn. 3 over 3 Right Cross (3/3 RC): Sl 3 sts to

cn and hold in back; k3, k3 from cn.

Pat­tern Stitches

Right Ca­ble (10-st panel) Row 1 (RS): P2, 3/3 LC, p2. Row 2: K2, p6, k2. Row 3: P2, k6, p2. Rows 4 and 5: Rep Rows 2 and 3. Row 6: Rep Row 2. Rep Rows 1–6 for pat. Left Ca­ble (10-st panel) Row 1 (RS): P2, 3/3 RC, p2. Row 2: K2, p6, k2. Row 3: P2, k6, p2. Rows 4 and 5: Rep Rows 2 and 3. Row 6: Rep Row 2. Rep Rows 1–6 for pat. 2/2 Rib (mul­ti­ple of 4 sts + 2) Row 1 (WS): P2, *k2, p2; rep from *

across. Row 2: K2, *p2, k2; rep from * across. Rep Rows 1 and 2 for pat.

Pat­tern Note

Work de­creases 2 stitches in from each edge. Work a slip, slip, knit (ssk) de­crease at the be­gin­ning of the row and a knit 2 to­gether (k2­tog) de­crease at the end of the row.

Back

Cast on 74 (82, 90, 98, 106) sts. Rib Work in 2/2 Rib pat un­til piece mea

sures 2 inches from cast-on edge. Body Work in St st un­til piece mea­sures 11 inches from cast-on edge, end­ing with a WS row. Shape Sides Dec row (RS): K2, ssk, knit to last 4 sts,

k2­tog, k2—72 (80, 88, 96, 104) sts. Work 9 (9, 9, 7, 7) rows even. Rep Dec row—70 (78, 86, 94, 102) sts. Sizes X-Large & 2X-Large Only Rep [last 8 rows] once more—

92 (100) sts. All Sizes Work even un­til piece mea­sures 19 (181/2, 181/2, 181/4, 181/4) inches from cast-on edge, end­ing with a WS row. Shape Arm­holes Bind off 4 (4, 5, 7, 8) sts at beg of next

2 rows—62 (70, 76, 78, 84) sts. Dec 1 st at each edge [ev­ery RS row] 4 (5, 7, 8, 10) times—54 (60, 62, 62, 64) sts. Work even un­til arm­holes mea­sure 8 (81/2, 9, 91/2, 10) inches, end­ing with a WS row.

Shape Shoul­ders & Back Neck Bind off at beg of row [7 (8, 8, 8, 9) sts] twice, and then [8 (9, 9, 9, 9) sts] twice—24 (26, 28, 28, 28) sts. Bind off rem sts. Pocket Lin­ings Make 2 Cast on 20 sts. Work in St st un­til piece mea­sures 6 inches, end­ing with a WS row. Place sts on holder.

Right Front

Cast on 50 (54, 58, 62, 66) sts. Rib Work in 2/2 Rib pat for 2 inches,

end­ing with a WS row. Body Next row (RS): K2, work Right Ca­ble

pat over next 10 sts, knit rem sts. Next row (WS): Purl to last 12 sts, work Right Ca­ble pat over next 10 sts, p2. Work in es­tab­lished pat un­til front mea­sures 5 inches from cast-on edge, end­ing with a WS row. Pocket Setup pat (RS): Work in pat across first 12 sts, k8 (8, 12, 12, 16), pm, k6, work Right Ca­ble pat over next 10 sts, k6, pm, k8 (12, 12, 16, 16). Work even un­til front mea­sures 11 inches from cast-on edge, end­ing with a WS row. Join Pocket Lin­ing & Shape Side Next row (RS): Work in pat to st be­fore first marker, knit next st of body tog with first st of pocket lin­ing, place next 22 sts of body on holder, knit next 18 sts of pocket lin­ing, knit next st of body tog with last st of pocket lin­ing, knit to last 4 sts, k2­tog, k2—45 (49, 53, 57, 61) sts. Work 9 (9, 9, 7, 7) rows even. Rep Dec row—44 (48, 52, 56, 60) sts. Sizes X-Large & 2X-Large Only Rep last 8 rows once more—

55 (59) sts. Work even un­til piece mea­sures same as back to un­der­arm, end­ing with a RS row. Shape Arm­hole & Neck Next row (WS): Bind off 4 (4, 5, 7, 8) sts at beg of next row—40 (44, 47, 48, 51) sts. Dec 1 st at neck edge (in­side ca­ble pat) on next row and [ev­ery 4th row] 8 (9, 10, 10, 10) times and at the same time dec 1 st at arm­hole edge [ev­ery RS row] 4 (5, 7, 8, 10) times—27 (29, 29, 29, 30) sts. Work even un­til front mea­sures same as back to shoul­der, end­ing with a RS row. Shape Shoul­ders Bind off at arm­hole edge [7 (8, 8, 8, 9) sts] once, then [8 (9, 9, 9, 9) sts] once—12 ca­ble sts rem. Con­tinue in Right Ca­ble pat on rem sts un­til piece mea­sures 31/4 (31/2, 33/4, 33/4, 33/4) inches. Bind off in pat.

Left Front

Cast on 50 (54, 58, 62, 66) sts. Rib Work in 2/2 Rib pat for 2 inches,

end­ing with a WS row. Body Next row (RS): Knit to last 12 sts, work

Left Ca­ble pat over next 10 sts, k2. Next row (WS): P2, work Left Ca­ble

pat over next 10 sts, purl to end. Work in es­tab­lished pat un­til front mea­sures 5 inches from cast-on edge, end­ing with a WS row. Pocket Setup row (RS): K8 (12, 12, 16, 16) sts, pm, k6, work Left Ca­ble panel over next 10 sts, k6, pm, k8 (8, 12, 12, 16), work Left Ca­ble pat over next 10 sts, k2. Work even un­til front mea­sures 11 inches from cast-on edge, end­ing with a WS row.

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