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Home : Patterns : Forest Glen Cardi
 

Free Knitting Pattern: Forest Glen Cardi

Lion Brand® Nature's Choice Organic® Cotton
Pattern #: L0056AD
Rating: ** (based on 3 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: Newborn, Child (Multiple Sizes)
0-6 months (6-12 months, 12¬-18 months, 2-3 years)
Finished Chest 21 (22, 24, 27 1/2) in. (53.5 (56, 61, 70) cm)
Finished Length 9 1/2 (10, 12, 14) in. (24 (25.5, 30.5, 35.5) cm)
Note: Pattern is written for smallest size with changes for larger sizes in parentheses. When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes. To follow pattern more easily, circle all numbers pertaining to your size before beginning.

CORRECTIONS: None
 

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Color (A)
Nature's Choice Organic® Cotton

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Color (B)
Nature's Choice Organic® Cotton

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Color (C)
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To change colors, simply select color name from the drop-down above or else click the swatch you want to change and then click a color below
Nature's Choice Organic® Cotton
Almond Strawberry Blueberry Dusty Blue Khaki Pecan Spice Espresso
Mustard Dusty Sage Pistachio Olive Mocha Berry Jam French Vanilla Curacao

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MATERIALS
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QUANTITY PRICE ALT QTY  
•  480-124 Nature's Choice Organic® Cotton Yarn: Pecan
   ball
(1, 1, 2) 
Note: (A)
•  480-170 Nature's Choice Organic® Cotton Yarn: Pistachio
   ball
(1, 1, 2) 
Note: (B)
•  480-106 Nature's Choice Organic® Cotton Yarn: Blueberry
   ball
(1, 1, 2) 
Note: (C)
Lion Brand Knitting Needles- Size 9 [5.5 mm]   $  
Lion Brand Stitch Holders   $  
Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)   $  
Additional Materials
4 buttons, 3/4 in. (19 mm) diameter
 

Forest Glen Cardi

Lion Brand® Nature's Choice Organic® Cotton

GAUGE:

17 sts + 24 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) in St st (k on RS, p on WS).

CARDIGAN
BODY

With A, cast on 90 (94, 102, 118) sts. Knit 5 rows.
Next (Buttonhole) Row: K2, bind off 2 sts for buttonhole, p to last 3 sts, k3.
Next Row: Knit, casting on 2 sts over bound-off sts of previous row.
Keeping first and last 3 sts in Garter st (k every row), and rem sts in St st (k on RS, p on WS), work 18 (19, 23, 27) rows with A, 19 (20, 24, 28) rows with B, then continue with C, AT THE SAME TIME, work 2 more buttonholes: one on Row (9, 11, 13) of A section, one on last row of A section AND when piece measures 5 (5 1/4, 6 1/2, 8) in. (12.5 (13.5, 16.5, 20.5) cm) from beg, end with a WS row.
Divide for Fronts and Back
Next Row:
K 24 (25, 27, 31) sts and slip to a holder for Right Front, k 42 (44, 48, 56) sts and slip to a holder for Back, k remaining 24 (25, 27, 31) sts for Left Front. Continue on sts for Left Front only.
Continue in St st, keeping the 3 edge sts in Garter St, until piece measures 5 1/4 (5 1/2, 6 1/2, 7 1/2) in. (13 (14, 16.5, 19.5) cm) from beg. Work a fourth buttonhole row, then work even until piece measures 6 1/4 (6 1/2, 7 1/2, 8 1/2) in. (16 (16.5, 19, 21.5) cm) from beg, end with a WS row.
Neck Shaping
Decrease 1 st at neck edge every row until 10 (12, 14, 17) sts remain. Work even until piece measures 9 1/2 (10, 12, 14) in. (24 (25.5, 30.5, 35.5) cm) from beg. Bind off.
Back
With WS facing, slip sts from Back st holder to needle and join yarn. Continue in St st and color pattern as established until piece measures 8 1/2 (9, 11, 13) in. (24 (25.5, 30.5, 35.5) cm) from beg, end with RS row.
Next Row (WS): P7 (9, 11, 14), k28 (26, 26, 28), p7 (9, 11, 14).
Knit 1 row.
Repeat last 2 rows twice. Bind off.
Right Front
With WS facing, slip sts from Right Front st holder to needle and join yarn. Work as for Left Front, reversing shaping.



SLEEVES
With A, cast on 28 (28, 30, 30) sts. Knit 4 rows.
Change to St st and work 8 (10, 12, 16) more rows with A, 11 (13, 16, 20) rows with B, then continue with C, AT THE SAME TIME, inc 1 st at each edge every 4th row 4 (6, 9, 11) times – 36 (40, 48, 52) sts. Work even until piece measures 5 1/2 (6 1/2, 8, 10) in. (14 (16.5, 20.5, 25.5) cm) from beg. Bind off.

FINISHING
Sew shoulders. Sew Sleeve seams. Sew in Sleeves. Sew on buttons. Weave in ends.


 
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
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beg = begin(s)(ning) inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing) RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side  


  Learn to Knit instructions:  http://www.lionbrand.com/learnToKnit.html


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Pattern Average Rating: ** (based on 3 reviews)
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Forest Glen Cardi Reviewed by Marilyn Crosby on 2011-11-15 **
I found this pattern very difficult to follow.


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