King's Road Cardigan

from Jill Wolcott Knits

King's Road Cardigan Pattern

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Knitting: King's Road Cardigan
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

Category:

Knitting

Type:

Clothing

Fit:

Women

Item:

Sweater

Skill Level:

intermediate skill level requirement Advanced

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knitting flat
  • short rows
  • buttonholes
  • picking up stitches
  • 3-ndl BO

Pattern Description:

Attention to detail in both design and finishing create a sophisticated ease and make this a perfect fingering weight cardigan. Doubled hems of contrasting handpaint or color add weight and style, complimented by a wide back stripe. Learn a new way of working front bands and buttonholes that fit this piece perfectly.

Gauge:

6.125 sts/in and 8 rows/in = 24.5 sts/4" and 32 rows/4" in St st on size 4(3.5mm) ndls
6.625 sts/in and 10 rows/in = 26.5 sts/4" and 40 rows/4" in St st on size 2(2.75mm) ndls

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Finished chest (without bands) 33 (36) (39.5) (43.5) (47.5)"
  • Finished back length 19.25 (20.25) (21.25) (22.25) (23.25)"
  • XS (S) (M) (L) (XL)

Materials:

  • Size 4(3.5mm) ndls OR size to obtain gauge
  • Size 2(2.75mm) ndls
  • Kiwi from Zealana, 40% NZ merino, 30% organic cotton, 30% NZ possum, 40g/246 yds (225m)
  • Main Color MC 4 (4) (5) (5) (6) skeins
  • Handpaint Color HC 1 (1) (1) (1) (2) skeins [this is used for sleeve hems and back stripe]
  • Contrast Color C1 1 (1) (1) (1) (2) skeins [this is used for front and back hems]

You Will Also Need:

  • stitch markers
  • tapestry needle
  • stitch holders or waste yarn
  • 5 size 0.5" buttons
  • extra needles for flexible long-tail CO and 3-ndl BO

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Kiwi from Zealana, 40% NZ merino, 30% organic cotton, 30% NZ possum, 40g/246 yds (225m); Main Color MC 4 (4) (5) (5) (6) skeins; Handpaint Color HC 1 (1) (1) (1) (2) skeins [this is used for sleeve hems and back stripe]; Contrast Color C1 1 (1) (1) (1) (2) skeins [this is used for front and back hems]

Colorway:

MC Aurora Pink; C1 Wild Lime; HC King's Road

About Designer

About Designer

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I am a fashion designer who designs hand knits. I love hand knits because we create both the fabric and the shape. My designs reflect my intense interest in fashion, with a keen eye to design and technique.


Jill Wolcott Knits® patterns are very complete--I strive to create a complete and clear guide to a completed project and leave little room for interpretation. When a pattern ...

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