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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Paula Pereira
I’ve started to knit in 2007 and it was a life changer! Since I have learned how to knit & purl, I have never stopped.

I recently participated in the project Around the World in 80 ...

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Raaga Belted Wrap Cardi

from Paula Pereira
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Raaga Belted Wrap Cardi
Raaga Belted Wrap Cardi
Raaga Belted Wrap Cardi
Raaga Belted Wrap Cardi
Raaga Belted Wrap Cardi
Raaga Belted Wrap Cardi

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knit
  • Purl
  • Circular knitting
  • ***a video showing raglan increases is available

Pattern Description:

This cardigan is an easygoing and versatile fall garment.
You can dress it with woolly slacks for a preppy look but it will also look perfect with your favorite pair of jeans & t-shirt.
Belted or not, there are many possibilities for this cardigan that enhances the female bodies and gives comfort.

The cardigan is worked top-down and fits with 0 (when belted) to +1 ease (when loosely belted or open).
A video showing raglan increases is available.
The central back part of the belt is worked along the piece. The bands are worked later, picking up stitches from the back part of the belt on each side.
The 3 stitches at the beginning and at the end of each row, worked as the directions, will create an I-cord finishing along the front sides.


20 sts and 28 rows in 4 x 4 in Stockinette stitch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Sizes XS (S, M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X)
  • FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Chest: 30 (34, 38, 42, 46, 50, 54) inches
  • FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Length: 28 (28.5, 29, 29.5, 30, 31, 31.5) inches


  • Shelter Brooklyn Tweed (100% American Wool 50g / 140 yards) color Woodsmoke 11 (11, 12, 13, 15, 17, 18) skeins
  • US 7 / 4.5mm (or size to obtain gauge) circular with at least 32
  • One set US 7 / 4.5mm (or size to obtain gauge) of DPNs for sleeves (or longer circular if you(tm)re working with Magic Loop Method)

You Will Also Need:

  • 8 stitch markers
  • scrap yarn
  • tapestry or darning needle

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