Balloon Sleeve Cardigan, Ruke Knit. Print Knitting Pattern
This is a beautifully printed knitting pattern.
The Balloon sleeve cardigan features long balloon-shaped sleeves. This knitting pattern is worked flat without shoulder seams - it means that the back and front are knitted in one big piece. Cardigan front band and sleeves are worked after finishing the whole cardigan body part. The front band has 5 snap fasteners.
The collar, cuffs, and hem have ties to cinch in.
Designed to be knit with three strands held together - two 4ply/fingering, plus one 10ply brushed Alpaca/silk yarn to create a 10ply/worsted weight. (you could substitute the brushed alpaca with a 2ply silk/mohair - as always we recommend swatching to determine gauge)
Yarn: 4ply/Fingering + 2ply/Lace
Brushed Alpaca or 2ply mohair: 840 (980) 1120 (1260) 1400 (1540) 1680 (1820) m
4ply/Fingering: 1680 (1890) 2100 (2310) 2520 (2730) 2940 (3150) m
Size: XS (S) M (L) XL (2X) 3X (4X) to be worn with 15-20cm positive ease
Bust circumference: 92.5 (102.5) 112.5 (122.5) 132.5 (142.5) 152.5 (162.5) cm
Sweater length: 48.5 (50.5) 52 (54) 55.5 (57.5) 59 (61) cm
Sleeve length (from neck): 42 (43) 44 (45) 45.5 (46.5) 47.5 (48.5) cm
Sleeve upper arm girth: 34 (36.5) 39 (41.5) 44 (46.5) 49 (51.5) cm
Needles: 4mm (US6, UK8), 80-120cm (32-47in) circular needles.
Notions: 4 open stitch markers, 1 piece of different colour yarn of 50cm length, 5 pcs. snap fasteners ø 2-3cm (1-1.5in), tapestry needle, safety pin.
Gauge: 10cm x 10cm = 16 stitches x 23 rows in Stockinette stitch after wet blocking.
This is a printed knitting pattern.
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