Knit a cardigan of Cotton Vintage

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Knit a cardigan - Make this lovely cardigan for summer! You can never have enough cardigans and how cool is it to knit them yourself? Get inspired by our cardigans make with Katia Cotton Vintage and complete your wardrobe with this wonderful must have! 

This cardigan is knitted with Katia Cotton Vintage, a beautiful yarn with an unique vintage look. The Egyptian cotton is extremely soft, the material remains cool and breathes well. This yarn is ideal to use for airy and summery models. Get the pattern of this cardigan now and get started!

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EUR Sizes: 38/40 - 42/44 - 46/48 - 50/52

Materials:
Katia Cotton Vintage 9 - 10 - 11 - 12 balls
Knitting needles 4,5 mm

Stitches used:
- Garter st. =
- Stockinette st =
- Reverse stockinette st =
- Eyelet st (see graph A)
- Pattern st (see graph B)
- Stripe st = work in the following manner:
10 cm eyelet st
3,5 cm stockinette st
3,5 cm pattern st
3,5 cm stockinette st
3,5 cm eyelet st
3 cm stockinette st
3 cm reverse stockinette st
3 cm stockinette st
6 cm pattern
3 cm stockinette st
1 cm garter st
3 cm stockinette st
7 cm eyelet st

Cont in stockinette st

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Gauge
Using 4,5 mm needles in stripe st: 17 sts & 25 rows = 10 x 10 cm

Back
Cast on 84 sts - 90 sts - 96 sts - 106 sts. Work in strip st.

Armholes: When back measures 45 cm, bind (cast off) at each edge at beg of each row as follows: 8 sts 1 time - 8 sts 1 time - 9 sts 1 time - 11 sts 1 time. Total: 68 sts - 74 sts - 78 sts - 84 sts.

Shoulders: When back measures 19 cm - 20 cm - 21 cm - 22 cm from start of armhole shaping, bind (cast off) at each edge at beg of every row as followed: 6 sts 3 times - 7 sts 2 times, 6 sts 1 time - 7 sts 3 times - 8 sts 2 times, 7 sts 1 time.

Neckline: When back measures 21,5 cm - 22,5 cm - 23,5 cm - 24,5 cm from start of armhole shaping, bind (cast off) the rem 32 - 34 - 36 - 38 sts

Right front
Cast ons 39 - 43 - 47 - 51 sts. Work in strip st increasing 1 st 3 times at right side edge (= 1 st in from the edge) of every right side row. Total = 42 - 46 - 50 - 54 sts.

Armhole: When right front measures 45 cm, bind (cast off) at left side edge at beg of wrong side row as follows: 8 sts 1 time - 8 sts 1 time - 9 sts 1 time - 11 sts 1 time. Total = 34 sts - 38 sts - 41 sts - 43 sts.

Neckline: When right front measures 9 cm from start of armhole shaping, bind (cast off) at right side edge at beg of every right side row as followed:
8 sts 1 time, 3 sts 1 time, 2 sts 2 times, 1 st 1 time
8 sts 1 time, 3 sts 1 time, 2 sts 3 times, 1 st 1 time
8 sts 1 time, 3 sts 1 time, 2 sts 4 times, 1 st 1 time
8 sts 1 time, 3 sts 1 time, 2 sts 4 times, 1 st 1 time

Shoulder: When right front measures 19 cm - 20 cm - 21 cm - 22 cm from start of armhole shaping, bind (cast off) at left side edge at beg of wrong side row as followed: 6 sts 3 times - 7 sts 2 times, 6 sts 1 time - 7 sts 3 times - 8 sts 2 times, 7 sts 1 time

Left front
Work same as right front but reverse the shaping.

Sleeves
Cast on 38 - 40 - 44 - 48 - sts. Work in stockinette st. When sleeves measures 2 cm cont working in eyelet st. When sleeve measure 9 cm, increase 1 st 13 times at each edge (=2 sts in from the edge) of every 6th  row. Total = 64 - 66 - 70 - 74. When the sleeve measures 50 cm - 51 cm - 52 cm - 53 cm, bind (cast off) all sts. Make another sleeve the same way

Finishing (making up)
The whole garment is sewn using side seams. Sew shoulders.

Right front band: Pick up the sts with the following distribution: 142 - 148 - 152 - 158 sts along whole of bottom edge, height and front neckline and 32 - 34 - 36 - 38 sts at back neckline. Total = 174 - 182 - 188 - 196 sts. Work in stockinette st.  On the 6th row loosely bind (cast off) all sts.

Left front band: Pick up 142 - 148 - 152 - 158 sts along front neckline, height and bottom edge. Work in stockinette st. On the 6th row loosely bind (cast off) all sts.

Attach sleeves = match centre of sleeve head to shoulder seam and edges of sleeve head to start of armhole shaping. Sew.

Sew sides and underarm seams

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