Pleated and Pocketed Cardigan - Olio Knits
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Pleated and Pocketed Cardigan

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Description

The pleats add fun interest to the sweater which otherwise has a very simple shape.  The crop  length (and can be made longer) lends itself to flatter most body types.  I knit this in a wool tweed but I would like it just as well in a cotton for the spring.

Skills Needed   

  • Casting On
  • Knitting, Purling
  • Buttonholes
  • Picking Up Stitches
  • Binding off
  • Knitting Tutorials are provided at www.olioknits.com/knitting-tutorials/

Sizes

X-Small 6, Small 8-10, Medium 12-14 Large 16

Gauge

4.25 sts. = 1” or 17 stitches and 24 rows = 4” square in Stockinette stitch

Measurements

Finished width  X-Small 20”, Small 21.5”, Medium 23”,  Large 25”

Finished length X-Small 20”, Small 21”, Medium 22”,  Large 22”

Yarn

5/5/5/6 skeins Ultra Alpaca (50% Alpaca 50% Wool 100 grams/215 yards) from Berroco.  Any yarn that achieves the gauge of 4.25 sts per inch and 6 rows per inch is perfectly fine to use.

Materials

# 7 needle  Please remember that your needle size may vary after knitting your stitch gauge.

Stitch holders

7 buttons, about 3/4 inch in width

About 10 yards of a thin yarn in a contrasting color to mark the pocket and the pleats. (optional)

Spare needle for the pleating, #6-8 will work best

Additional Information
Pattern type

Hard Copy, Downloadable

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