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Knitting pattern for a jacket

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Do you need this cable-knit cardigan? Then quickly to the knitting needles!

The abbreviations at a glance:

  • right: right
  • Left: Left
  • Round: round
  • str .: knit
  • MS: pattern set
  • M .: mesh
  • Nd: needle
  • initially: increase
  • U .: envelope
  • bind off: bind off
  • LL .: run length
  • continued: continuous
  • R .: row
  • initially: increase
  • Rdm .: edge stitch
  • decrease: decrease
  • over / under: cover
  • Connection: stop
  • knl .: ball
  • N .: Needle
  • U: envelope
  • Lm .: air mesh


  • Garnstudios DROPS POLARIS 1000-1000-1100-1200-1300-1400 gr. No. 06, light beige mix
  • DROPS Round Needle (80 cm) No. 15

Knit stitch: Knit 7 sts 8 times in stocking sts = 10 x 10 cm.

  • Decoupling from the back
  • Decoupling from the front
  • Take 1 - 2 sts from a st
  • thread change
  • Finish: shoulder seam
  • Finish: Side seam
  • Lock stitches on a thread - several at a time
  • Round needle - smooth right in back and forth rows
  • Apply new sts to the side of the stance Remove stoppable stitches back onto the needle
  • Braid

Thread change:

Divide the last 15 cm of the old thread into two parts and cut off one part. For new threads also cut one thread of the first 15 cm. Twist the ends into each other.

Knitting pattern for a jacket


See diagram. The diagram shows the back and the back rows from the front.

Right front + sleeves:

The work is knit back and forth on a round needle. Work with Polaris on circular needle no. 15, 23-24-26-27-29-31 sts. Knit the first 12 sts from the front in M1. The remaining M. first 4 and then knit stocking. Is the stitch sample correct? After 25-26-27-28-29-30 cm on the side 1M. Repeat after 31-32-33-34-35-36 cm = 25-26-28-29-31-33 sts. After 35-36-37-38-39-40 cm at the end of R. from the Cast on 10-10-9-8-7-6 = 35-36-37-37-38-39 sts. Mark the work here and continue measuring from here. The new M. smooth with 1Randm re. knit. After approx. 19-20-21-22-23-24 cm from the front, knit the first 12 sts and then put these sts on a suture = 23-24-25-25-26-27 sts knit. Mark the work new (= shoulder) - from here the work is further measured. Work 2 rows over all sts and then put sts on a suture.

Left front + sleeves:

As the right front only mirrored - knit M2 instead of M1. At the top of the shoulder, put the first 12 sts from the back on a thread. Knit the row and put the sts on an auxiliary thread.


Work the 1st row from the front as follows: Knit the sts from the left front piece, knit 9-9-9-11-11-11 new sts (= neck) and the sts from the right front piece onto the needle = Work 55-57-59-61-63-65 M.Slip with 1 edge st each side. When piece measures 21-22-23-24-25-26 cm from marker on shoulder, cast off first and last 10-10-9-8-7-6 sts. and cut the thread. Continue to knit the remaining sts until the piece measures 28-29-30-31-32-33 cm. Now cast off 1 st on each side. Repeat after 34-35-36-37-38-39 cm = 31-33-37-41-45-49 M. After approx. 53-55-57-59-61-63 cm from the back, make 3 rows. knit and then loose off.


Cast on 12 sts from right front piece on needle rims and 1 shoulder to sts shoulder = 13 sts. Knit M1 on edge with 1 edge st. After about 7-7-7-8-8-8 cm, cast off cm. Repeat on the left side. Sew on the collar at the back and then sew it on the neck.


Sew the sleeve side seam together.

Explanation of the diagram:

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