AnniesYarnShop.com Working in pattern: 8 sts plus 7 ch- 1 sps = 4 inches; 10 pattern rows = 4 inches Take time to check gauge.
Cardigan is worked in 1 piece with minimal construction. Chain- 4 at beginning of row counts as first double crochet and chain- 1 unless otherwise stated. Chain- 1 at beginning of row counts as a chain in final stitch count unless otherwise stated. When working in pattern, all clusters will line up over double crochets and all double crochets will line up over clusters, except for the beginning stitches used for increasing. Every other double crochet/ cluster row will go up by 2 stitches until armhole split.
Cluster ( cl): Holding back last lp of each st on hook, 3 dc in indicated st or sp ( see illustrations A and B), yo, draw through all 4 lps on hook ( see illustration C).
Row 1 ( WS): Ch 46 [ 58, 66, 82, 98, 110, 122], sc in 2nd ch from hook ( sk ch does not count as a ch sp), [ch 1, sk next ch, sc in next ch] across, turn. ( 23 [ 29, 33, 41, 49, 55, 61] sc, 22 ( 28, 32, 40, 48, 54, 60] ch sps) Row 2 (inc row): Ch 4 ( see Pattern Notes), dc in first sc, ch 1, sk next ch- 1 sp and st, cl ( see Special Stitch) in next ch- 1 sp, [ch 1, sk next sc, dc in next ch- 1 sp, ch 1, sk next sc, cl in next ch- 1 sp] across to last sc, ch 1, (dc, ch 1, dc) in last sc, turn. ( 25 [ 31, 35, 43, 51, 57, 63] sts, 24 [ 30, 34, 42, 50, 56, 62] chs) Row 3: Ch 1 (see Pattern Notes), sc in first ch-1 sp, *ch 1, sk next st, sc in next ch-1 sp, rep from * across, sc in 3rd ch of beg ch-4, turn. Row 4: Ch 4, sk first 2 sc, cl in next ch- 1 sp, ch 1, sk next sc, * dc in next ch- 1 sp, ch 1, sk next sc, cl in next ch- 1 sp, ch 1, sk next sc, rep from * across, dc in beg ch- 1, turn. Row 5: Ch 1, sc in first st, ch 1, sk next ch- 1 sp and next st, sc in next ch- 1 sp, * ch 1, sk next st, sc in next ch- 1 sp, rep from * across, sc in 3rd ch of beg ch- 4, turn. Row 6 (inc row): Ch 4, dc in first sc, ch 1, sk next sc, dc in next ch- 1 sp, ch 1, sk next sc, * cl in next ch- 1 sp, ch 1, sk next sc, dc in next ch- 1 sp, ch 1, sk next sc, rep from * across, (dc, ch 1, dc) in beg ch- 1, turn. ( 27 [ 33, 37, 45, 53, 59, 65] sts, 26 [ 32, 36, 44, 52, 58, 64] chs) Row 7: Ch 8, sl st in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across ( Left Front Panel added), sc in
This classic, vintage-style lace cardigan fits beautifully with either formal or casual wear. A flattering longer back length and cut-away front hem give it a more modern look.
Instructions given fit woman’s size small; changes for medium, large, X- large and 2X- large are in [ ].
Bust: 321/2 inches ( small) [ 371/2 inches ( medium), 421/2 inches ( large), 471/2 inches ( X- large), 521/2 inches ( 2X- large)]
• Omega Sinfonia light ( DK) weight cotton yarn ( 31/2 oz/ 218 yds/ 100g per skein):
5 skeins # 883 coral • Size D/ 3/ 3.25mm crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge • Tapestry needle