Douglas Cardigan, Drea Renee. Knitting Pattern
This is a beautifully printed knitting pattern which also includes a Ravelry download code.
The Douglas Cardi is a grandpa-style cardigan complete with stripes, big pockets, and a relaxed fit. This sweater is knit from the bottom up with afterthought pockets and a sewn on button band.
Yarn: Double Knit/8ply yarn
These are just approximations. Total yarn usage will depend on the yarn you use (fibre content, ply, etc.), your personal gauge, and any modifications you may make.
DK Weight (100 g/250 m) in 5 colours
Yarn A: 288 (311, 334, 343, 361)(375, 393, 400, 415) m
Yarn B: 210 (239, 276, 289, 328)(340, 379, 388, 411) m
Yarns C & D/each: 185 (212, 244, 250, 290)(301, 336, 343, 364) m
Yarn E: 242 (276, 318, 333, 378)(393, 438, 448, 474) m
Size: 1 (2, 3, 4, 5)(6, 7, 8, 9)
Finished Bust Circumference:
117 (127, 137, 142, 152.5)(157.5, 167.5, 172.5, 183) cm
Recommended ease is positive 40.5 -25.5 cm; sample is shown in Size 2 on a 89 cm bust with 38 cm positive ease.
Main Fabric: US 7/4.5 mm – 80 cm to 100 cm circular and preferred needles for small circum. knitting (Magic Loop or DPNs), plus a spare for the 3-needle bind off.
Ribbing: US 5/3.75 mm - 80 cm to 100 cm circular and preferred needles for small circum. knitting (Magic Loop or DPNs)
Sleeve: US 8/5 mm – preferred needles for small circum. knitting (Magic Loop or DPNs). (Optional - if necessary to retain gauge.)
Use the needle size you need to achieve gauge.
Notions: 5 x 25 mm buttons, stitch markers (2 fixed, 1 clippable), row counter (recommended), scissors, smooth waste yarn for Afterthought pockets and lifelines.
Gauge: 18 sts & 26 rows = 10 cm on larger needles in stockinette
Level: Intermediate - skilled
This is a printed knitting pattern.
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