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Knitting Tutorial: How to knit a cuddly cardigan

Perfect for throwing over, when it gets colder: Our self-knitted cardigan warms you on cool evenings.

You can easily knit this trendy cardigan yourself with our guide.
Photo: Lana Grossa

Cashsilk cardigan with ¾-sleeves size 36/38 (40/42)
The figures for size 40/42 are in brackets.
If there is only one indication, it is valid for both sizes.

Material:
Lana Grossa quality "Cashsilk" (40% polyamide, 30% bamboo, 15% cashmere, 15% silk, LL = approx. 75 m / 50 g): approx. 500 (550) g ​​rosé (Fb. 50); Knitting needles No. 7; 1 button by Union Knopf, Art. 452570, 28 mm ø, Fb. 42 peach.

Chain Edge: The 1st st on each row. The last M every R as to the left. Depend on, continue the thread before the M.

Ribs: 1 row crossed over in round b, 1 st in alternating sts. In the back-R the sts. As they appear.

Ribbed pattern A: After knitting A str. The number re outside denotes the Hin-R, li outside the back-R. Start in the width with the sts in front of the 1st arrow, continue with the sts = 2 sts between the arrows, end with the sts after the 2nd arrow. For the sake of clarity, 3 MS are drawn. At the height the 1st and 2nd R sts., Then repeat these 2 R always.

Ribbed pattern B with 6 M lifting flap at the left edge: Follow knitting pattern B str. The number re outside denotes the Hin-R, li outside the back-R. Start in the width with the sts in front of the 1st arrow, continue with the sts = 2 sts between the arrows, end with the sts after the 2nd arrow. For the sake of clarity, 3 MS are drawn. In height the 1st and 2nd R 1x str., Then this 2 R always wdh.

Ribbed pattern C with 6 M lifting flap at the right edge: Follow knitting pattern C str. The number re outside denotes the Hin-R, li outside the back-R. Start in the width with the sts in front of the 1st arrow, continue with the sts = 2 sts between the arrows, end with the sts after the 2nd arrow. For the sake of clarity, 3 MS are drawn. In height the 1st and 2nd R 1x str., Then this 2 R always wdh.

Stitch sample: 12 M and 22 R mesh rib pattern A - C with Nd. No. 7 = 10 x 10 cm.

Back: Cast on 58 (62) sts. In the net rib pattern A str. After 15 cm = 34 R from stop for the waistband in ribs weiterarb. Due to the pattern change, the figure-hugging form results by itself. In 4 cm = 10 R waistband again in the net rib pattern A weiterstr. After 13 cm = 28 R from waistband both sides. cast off 2 sts for the armholes, then cast off 2 sts 1 time in each 2nd row. = 50 (54) M. Now straight again. In 20 (21) cm = 44 (46) R armhole height beids. for shoulder squares cast off 4 (3) sts, then cast off 3 (4) sts in each 2nd row 3 times. At the same time with the 3rd shoulder decrease for the round neckline the mean. Cast off 20 sts. and both sides separated weiterstr. At the inner edge for the further rounding in the 2nd row cast off once again 2 2 sts. Thus the M of the one side are used up. Finish the other side the same way.

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