Cardi­gan fea­tur­ing a dis­tinc­tive slot rib pat­tern

A dis­tinc­tive slot pat­tern cre­ates in­ter­est on this ribbed cardi­gan de­sign

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STITCH PAT­TERNS WIDE RIB PAT­TERN

(mul­ti­ple of 12 sts + 10) Row 1 (RS): *P10, K2; rep from * to last 10 sts, P10. Row 2 (WS): *K10, P2; rep from * to last 10 sts, K10. Rep these 2 rows for pat­tern.

SLOT PAT­TERN

(mul­ti­ple of 12 sts + 10) Row 1 (RS, slot row): P4, *K2, P2, MS, P1; rep from * to last 6 sts, K2, P4. Row 2 (WS): K4, *P2, K4; rep from * to end. Row 3: P4, *K2, P4; rep from * to end. Row 4: As Row 2. Row 5 (slot row): P2, *MS, P1, K2, P2; rep from * to last 7 sts, MS, P1. Rows 6-8: as Rows 2-4. Rep these 8 rows for pat­tern.

PAT­TERN NOTES

Work arm­hole 2 sts in from each arm­hole edge. When work­ing Slot Pat­tern, do not work MS (Make Slot) un­less enough stitches are avail­able to com­plete the en­tire slot. If there are not enough stitches, sim­ply con­tinue to work the stitches in pat­tern as es­tab­lished by pre­vi­ous row.

BACK

Us­ing 3.25mm nee­dles, cast on 116 ( 124: 132: 138: 144: 150: 158: 164: 172) sts, plac­ing 1 mrk 5( 3: 1: 4: 1: 4: 2: 5: 3) sts in from each edge. Row 1 (RS): Knit. Row 2 (WS): Knit to mrk, K10, *P2, K10; rep from * to mrk, knit to end. Rep last 2 rows twice more. Change to 4mm nee­dles.

BE­GIN WIDE RIB PAT­TERN

Row 1 (RS): Purl to mrk, work row 1 of Wide Rib Pat­tern to mrk, purl to end. Row 2 (WS): Knit to mrk, work row 2 of Wide Rib Pat­tern to mrk, knit to end. Cont in Wide Rib and rev st st as set un­til work mea­sures 36cm from cast-on edge or de­sired length to un­der­arm, end­ing af­ter a WS row.

SHAPE ARMHOLES

Note: Re­move mark­ers when nec­es­sary. Main­tain patt over re­main­der of sts. Cont in patt, cast off 3 ( 4: 6: 8: 8: 9: 11: 12: 13) sts at beg of next 2 rows. 110 ( 116: 120: 122: 128: 132: 136: 140: 146) sts. Dec 1 st at each end of ev­ery row 1 ( 3: 3: 3: 3: 3: 5: 5: 5) times, then ev­ery foll RS row 2 ( 2: 3: 3: 5: 6: 6: 7: 9) times. 104 ( 106: 108: 110: 112: 114: 114: 116: 118) sts. Patt 1 WS row. Sizes 8, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 22 and 24 only Place 1 mrk 5 (-:7: 8: 3: 4: 10: 11: 6) sts in from each edge. Next row (RS): Purl to mrk, work Slot Pat­tern to last mrk, purl to end. This row sets the patt of Slot Pat­tern be­tween mrks and rev st st at each end. Size 10 only Work Slot Pat­tern over next RS row. All sizes Work even in patt as set un­til armholes meas ap­prox. 18 ( 19: 19 : 20 :21: 21 :22: 23: 23 ) cm, end­ing af­ter Row 2 or 6 (WS) of patt.

SHAPE RIGHT SHOUL­DER AND NECK

Next row (RS): Cast off 10 ( 10: 10: 10: 10: 11: 11: 11: 11) sts, patt un­til there are 29 ( 30: 30: 31: 31: 31: 31: 31: 32) sts on RH nee­dle. Turn and cont on these sts only. 29 ( 30: 30: 31: 31: 31: 31: 31: 32) sts. Cont in patt, cast off 6 sts at beg of next WS row, 9 ( 9: 9: 10: 10: 10: 10: 10: 10) sts at beg of next RS row, 6 sts at beg of foll WS row, then rem 8 ( 9: 9: 9: 9: 9: 9: 9: 10) sts on next RS row.

SHAPE LEFT SHOUL­DER AND NECK

Join yarn to held sts with RS fac­ing and

cast off first 26 ( 26: 28: 28: 30: 30: 30: 32: 32) sts for back neck, patt to end. 39 ( 40: 40: 41: 41: 42: 42: 42: 43) sts. Cont as for right shoul­der and neck, re­vers­ing shap­ings.

LEFT FRONT

Us­ing 3.25mm nee­dles, cast on 68 ( 72: 76: 79: 82: 85: 89: 92: 96) sts. Turn so RS is fac­ing and place first mrk af­ter first 5 ( 3: 1: 4: 1: 4: 2: 5: 3) sts and 2nd mrk be­fore last 17 ( 11: 17: 17: 11: 11: 17: 17: 11) sts. Row 1 (RS): Knit. Row 2 (WS): P3, (K2, P2) twice, (K4, P2) 1( 0: 1: 1: 0: 0: 1: 1: 0) time, slm, *K10, P2; rep from * to 10 sts be­fore mrk, K10, slm, knit to end. Rep last 2 rows twice more. Change to 4mm nee­dles. Next row (RS): Purl to mrk, work row 1 of Wide Rib Patt to mrk, (K2, P4) 1 ( 0: 1: 1: 0: 0: 1: 1: 0) time, (K2, P2) twice, K3. Next row (WS): P3, (K2, P2) twice, (K4, P2) 1( 0: 1: 1: 0: 0: 1: 1: 0) time, work row 2 of Wide Rib Patt to mrk, knit to end. Cont in patt as set un­til work meas same as Back to un­der­arm, end­ing af­ter a WS row.

SHAPE ARM­HOLE

Cont in patt, cast off 3 ( 4: 6: 8: 8: 9: 11: 12: 13) sts at beg of next row. 65 ( 68: 70: 71: 74: 76: 78: 80: 83) sts. Patt 1 WS row. Dec 1 st at arm­hole edge of ev­ery row 1 ( 3: 3: 3: 3: 3: 5: 5: 5) times, then ev­ery foll RS row 2 ( 2: 3: 3: 5: 6: 6: 7: 9) times. Patt 1 WS row. 62 ( 63: 64: 65: 66: 67: 67: 68: 69) sts. Sizes 8, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 22 and 24 only With RS fac­ing, pm af­ter first 5 (-:7: 8: 3: 4: 10: 11: 6) sts. Next row (RS): Purl to mrk, work Slot Pat­tern to last mrk, patt as set to end. This row sets the patt of Slot Pat­tern be­tween mrks, rev st st at beg of row, and rib patt at end of row. Sizes 10 only Next row (RS): Work Slot Pat­tern to mrk, patt as set to end. This row sets the patt of Slot Pat­tern be­fore first mrk and rib patt at end of row. All sizes Cont in patt as set un­til 22 to­tal rows of Slot Pat­tern have been com­pleted.

SHAPE NECK

Note: Main­tain 3 sts at neck edge in rev st st. Next row (RS): Patt 49 ( 50: 51: 52: 53: 54: 54: 55: 56), turn and leave rem 13 sts on holder. 49 ( 50: 51: 52: 53: 54: 54: 55: 56) sts. Cont in patt, cast off 7 ( 7: 7: 7: 7: 7: 7: 8: 8) sts at beg of next 2 WS rows, then dec 1 st at

neck edge of ev­ery row 4 ( 4: 4: 4: 6: 6: 6: 6: 6) times, then ev­ery foll WS row 4 ( 4: 5: 5: 4: 4: 4: 3: 3) times. 27 ( 28: 28: 29: 29: 30: 30: 30: 31) sts. Work 4 ( 4: 2: 4: 2: 2: 0: 2: 0) rows even in patt.

SHAPE SHOUL­DER

Cast off 10 ( 10: 10: 10: 10: 11: 11: 11: 11) sts at beg of next (RS) row, 9 ( 9: 9: 10: 10: 10: 10: 10: 10) sts at beg of foll RS row, then rem 8 ( 9: 9: 9: 9: 9: 9: 9: 10) sts on foll RS row.

RIGHT FRONT

Us­ing 3.25mm nee­dles, cast on 68 ( 72: 76: 79: 82: 85: 89: 92: 96) sts. With RS fac­ing, place first mrk af­ter first 17 ( 11: 17: 17: 11: 11: 17: 17: 11) sts and 2nd mrk be­fore last 5 ( 3: 1: 4: 1: 4: 2: 5: 3) sts. Row 1 (RS): Knit. Row 2 (WS): Knit to mrk, *K10, P2; rep from * to 10 sts be­fore mrk, K10, (P2, K4) 1( 0: 1: 1: 0: 0: 1: 1: 0) time, (P2, K2) twice, P3. Rep last 2 rows twice more. Change to 4mm nee­dles. Next row (RS): K3, (P2, K2) twice, (P4, K2) 1( 0: 1: 1: 0: 0: 1: 1: 0) time, work row 1 of Wide Rib Patt to mrk, purl to end. Next row (WS): Knit to mrk, work row 2 of Wide Rib Patt to mrk, (P2, K4) 1 ( 0: 1: 1: 0: 0: 1: 1: 0) time, (P2, K2) twice, P3. Cont in patt as set un­til work meas 36cm from cast-on, end­ing af­ter a RS row.

SHAPE ARM­HOLE

Cont in patt, cast off 3 ( 4: 6: 8: 8: 9: 11: 12: 13) sts at beg of next (WS) row. 65 ( 68: 70: 71: 74: 76: 78: 80: 83) sts. Dec 1 st at arm­hole edge of ev­ery row 1 ( 3: 3: 3: 3: 3: 5: 5: 5) times, then ev­ery foll RS row 2 ( 2: 3: 3: 5: 6: 6: 7: 9) times. Patt 1 WS row. 62 ( 63: 64: 65: 66: 67: 67: 68: 69) sts. Sizes 8, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 22 and 24 only With RS fac­ing, pm be­fore last 5 (-:7: 8: 3: 4: 10: 11: 6) sts. Next row (RS): Patt as set to mrk, work Slot Pat­tern to last mrk, purl to end. This row sets the patt of Slot Pat­tern be­tween mrks, rev st st at end of row, and rib patt at beg of row. Size 10 only Next row (RS): Patt as set to mrk, work Slot Pat­tern to end. This row sets the patt of Slot Pat­tern af­ter mrk and rib patt at beg of row. All sizes Cont in patt as set un­til 23 to­tal rows of Slot Pat­tern have been com­pleted.

SHAPE NECK

Note: Main­tain 3 sts at neck edge in rev st st. Next row (WS): Patt 49 ( 50: 51: 52: 53: 54: 54: 55: 56), turn, leav­ing rem 13 sts of row on holder. 49 ( 50: 51: 52: 53: 54: 54: 55: 56) sts. Cont in patt, cast off 7 ( 7: 7: 7: 7: 7: 7: 8: 8) sts at beg of next 2 RS rows, then dec 1 st at neck edge of ev­ery row 4 ( 4: 4: 4: 6: 6: 6: 6: 6) times, then ev­ery foll RS row 4 ( 4: 5: 5: 4: 4: 4: 3: 3) times. 27 ( 28: 28: 29: 29: 30: 30: 30: 31) sts. Work 4 ( 4: 2: 4: 2: 2: 0: 2: 0) rows even in patt.

SHAPE SHOUL­DER

Cast off 10 ( 10: 10: 10: 10: 11: 11: 11: 11) sts at beg of next (WS) row, 9 ( 9: 9: 10: 10: 10: 10: 10: 10) sts at beg of foll WS row, then rem 8 ( 9: 9: 9: 9: 9: 9: 9: 10) sts on foll WS row.

SLEEVES

(both alike) Us­ing 3.25mm nee­dles, cast on 64 ( 64: 64: 64: 64: 64: 76: 76: 76) sts. Row 1 (RS): Knit. Row 2 (WS): K7, *P2, K4; rep from * to last 9 sts, P2, K7. Rep last 2 rows twice more. Next row: P7, *K2, P4; rep from * to last 9 sts, K2, P7. Next row: K7, *P2, K4; rep from * to last 9 sts, P2, K7. Change to 4mm nee­dles.

BE­GIN CUFF SLOT RIB PAT­TERN

Row 1 (RS, slot row): P7, *K2, P2, MS, P1; rep from * to last 9 sts, K2, P to end. Row 2 (WS): K7, *P2, K4; rep from * to last 9 sts, P2, K7. Row 3: P7, *K2, P4; rep from * to last 9 sts, K2, P7. Row 4: as Row 2. Row 5 (slot row): P5, *MS, P1, K2, P2; rep from * to last 11 sts, MS, P4. Rows 6-8: as Rows 2-4. Work rows 1-5 once more.

BE­GIN WIDE RIB PAT­TERN

Next row (WS): K3, work row 2 of Wide Rib Patt to last 3 sts, K3. Next row (RS): P3, work row 1 of Wide Rib Patt to last 3 sts, P3. Cont in patt as set, inc 1 st at each end of next RS row, then ev­ery foll 8th ( 6th: 6th: 4th: 4th: 4th: 6th: 4th: 4th) row 10 ( 12: 13: 15: 17: 19: 15: 17: 19) times more, work­ing inc sts into rev st st. 86 ( 90: 92: 96: 100: 104: 108: 112: 116) sts. Work even in patt un­til Sleeve mea­sures 40cm from cast-on, end­ing af­ter a WS row.

SHAPE SLEEVE HEAD

Cont in patt, cast off 3 ( 4: 6: 8: 8: 9: 11: 12: 13) sts at beg of next 2 rows. 80 ( 82: 80: 80: 84: 86: 86: 88: 90) sts. Dec 1 st at each end of ev­ery row 1 ( 3: 3: 3: 3: 3: 5: 5: 5) times, then ev­ery foll alt row 13 ( 14: 15: 15: 16: 17: 17: 18: 19) times, then ev­ery row 3 times. 46 ( 42: 38: 38: 40: 40: 36: 36: 36) sts. Cast off 5 ( 4: 4: 4: 4: 4: 3: 3: 3) sts at beg of next 4 rows, then cast off rem 26 ( 26: 22: 22: 24: 24: 24: 24: 24) sts.

MAK­ING UP

Block gen­tly to mea­sure­ments, fol­low­ing any yarn care in­struc­tions on the ball band. Join shoul­der seams.

NECKBAND

With RS fac­ing and us­ing 3.25mm nee­dles, work across 13 held Right Front neck sts as foll: K3, (P2, K2) twice, P2; pick up and knit 31 ( 31: 31: 33: 31: 31: 29: 31: 29) sts to shoul­der seam; 50 ( 50: 52: 52: 54: 54: 54: 56: 56) sts across back neck; 31 ( 31: 31: 33: 31: 31: 29: 31: 29) sts down left front neck to holder, then work across 13 held Left Front neck sts as foll: P2, (K2, P2) twice, K3. 138 ( 138: 140: 144: 142: 142: 138: 144: 140) sts. Next row (WS): P3, (K2, P2) twice, K to last 11 sts, (P2, K2) twice, P3. Next row (RS): K3, (P2, K2) twice, P2, K to last 13 sts, P2, (K2, P2) twice, K3. Rep these two rows twice more, end­ing af­ter a RS row. Cast off in patt.

FIN­ISH­ING

Mark cen­tre point of each sleeve­head cast-off. Match this point to shoul­der seam and pin sleeve head in place around arm­hole. Sew in place. Re­peat for other sleeve. Sew un­der­arm seams and side seams. Weave in ends. Sew on but­tons to front band of Left Front op­po­site three slots on Right Front be­low neck.

The slot rib pat­tern ap­pears on the cuffs and the up­per body

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