Patons Classic Wool Knit Navajo Cardigan
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Patons Classic Wool Knit Navajo Cardigan

Warm, beautiful belted cardigan incorporates simple, desert-inspired colors and patterns. Designed by Patons
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Material List

  • Sizes XS (S-M-L-XL-1XL-2XL-3XL)
  • Patons® Classic Wool-
  • Main Color MC (Aran) 8 (8-10-10-12-14-14-15) Balls
  • Contrast A (Taupe) 2 (2-2-2-2-2-3-3) Balls
  • Contrast B (Leaf Green) 2 (2-2-2-2-2-2-2) Balls
  • Contrast C (Russet) 2 (2-2-2-2-2-2-2) Balls
  • Contrast D (Old Gold) 2 (2-2-2-2-2-2-2) Balls
  • Knitting Needles- Size 7 mm (U.S. 10½) or Size Needed to Obtain Tension
  • 2 St Holders
  • Buttons- 5
 

Project Instructions

Step: 1

Bust measurement:
Extra-Small 30 ins [81 cm]
Small 32-34 ins [81-86.5 cm]
Medium 34-36 ins [91-96.5 cm]
Large 38-40 ins [101.5-106.5 cm]
Extra-Large 42-44 ins [112-117 cm]
1XL 46-48 ins [122-127 cm]
2XL 50-52 ins [132-137 cm]
3XL 54-56 ins [142-147.5 cm]


Step: 2

Finished bust:
Extra-Small 34 ins [86.5 cm]
Small 36½ ins [92.5 cm]
Medium 38 ins [96.5 cm]
Large 40½ ins [101.5 cm]
Extra-Large 44 ins [112 cm]
1XL 51 ins [129.5 cm]
2XL 54½ ins [138.5 cm]
3XL 60 ins [152.5 cm]


Step: 3

TENSION


Step: 4

12½ sts and 18 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in stocking st using 2 strands of yarn.


Step: 5

INSTRUCTIONS
The instructions are written for smallest size. If changes are necessary for larger sizes the instructions will be written thus ( ).
Note: Cardigan is worked with 2 strands of yarn throughout.


Step: 6

BACK


Step: 7

With 2 strands of MC, cast on 53 (57-59-63-69-79-85-93) sts.
***1st row: (RS). K1. *P1. K1. Rep from * to end of row.


Step: 8

2nd row: P1. *K1. P1. Rep from * to end of row.


Step: 9

With A, rep last 2 rows once.***


Step: 10

With MC, rep last 2 rows once, inc 1 st at center of last row. 54 (58-60-64-70-80-86-94) sts.


Step: 11

Proceed as follows:


Step: 12

**1st row: (RS). With B, knit.


Step: 13

2nd row: With C, purl.


Step: 14

3rd row: With C, knit.


Step: 15

4th row: With D, purl.


Step: 16

Work Chart I in stocking st to end of chart, reading knit rows from right to left and purl rows from left to right, noting 8 st rep will be worked 6 (7-7-8-8-10-10-11) times.


Step: 17

Next row: (RS). With D, knit.


Step: 18

Next row: With C, purl.


Step: 19

Next row: With C, knit.


Step: 20

Next row: With B, purl.


Step: 21

With MC, work 2 rows in stocking st.


Step: 22

With A, work 2 rows in stocking st.**


Step: 23

With MC, cont in stocking st until work from beg measures 15¼ ins [36 cm], ending with RS facing for next row.


Step: 24

Rep from ** to ** once more.


Step: 25

Raglan shaping: With MC, cast off 3 (3-4-4-6-7-7-8) sts beg next 2 rows. 48 (52-52-56-58-66-72-78) sts.


Step: 26

Sizes XS, S, M, L, XL and 1X only: Next row: (RS). K2. K2tog. Knit to last 4 sts. Sl1. K1. psso. K2.
Work 3 rows even.


Step: 27

Rep last 4 rows 2 (1-1-1-1-0) time(s) more. 42 (48-48-52-54-64) sts.


Step: 28

All Sizes: Next row: (RS). K2. K2tog. Knit to last 4 sts. Sl1. K1. psso. K2.


Step: 29

Next row: Purl.


Step: 30

Rep last 2 rows 10 (13-13-14-14-19-21-20) times more. 20 (20-20-22-24-24-28-36) sts.


Step: 31

Sizes 2X and 3X only: 1st row: (RS). K2. K2tog. Knit to last 4 sts. Sl1. K1. psso. K2.
2nd row: P2. P2togtbl. Purl to last 4 sts. P2tog. P2.


Step: 32

Rep last 2 rows (0-2) times more. 24 sts.


Step: 33

All Sizes: Cast off.


Step: 34

Pockets (make 2)


Step: 35

With 2 strands of MC, cast on 16 (16-16-16-16-20-20-20) sts.


Step: 36

Proceed in stocking st until work from beg measures 5 ins [12.5 cm], ending with RS facing for next row. Leave all sts on a st holder.


Step: 37

LEFT FRONT


Step: 38

With 2 strands of MC, cast on 27 (29-29-31-35-39-43-47) sts.


Step: 39

Work from *** to ***, as given for Back.


Step: 40

With MC, rep last 2 rows once, inc 0 (0-1-1-0-1-0-0) st at center of last row. 27 (29-30-32-35-40-43-47) sts.


Step: 41

Work from ** to ** as given for Back working Chart II instead of Chart I and noting 8 st rep of Chart II will be worked 3 (3-3-4-4-5-5-5) times.


Step: 42

With MC, cont even until work from beg measures 9 ins [23 cm], ending with RS facing for next row.


Step: 43

Place Pocket: Next row: With MC, K6 (8-9-11-13-14-15-17). K16 (16-16-16-16-20-20-20) from pocket st holder. Slip next 16 (16-16-16-16-20-20-20) sts onto a st holder. Knit to end of row.


Step: 44

Next row: Purl.


Step: 45

Cont even until work from beg measures 15¼ ins [36 cm], ending with RS facing for next row.
Rep from ** to ** as given for Back (Working Chart II as before) once more.


Step: 46

Raglan and V-neck shaping: Next row: (RS). With MC, Cast off 3 (3-4-4-6-7-7-8) sts. Knit to end of row. 24 (26-26-28-29-33-36-39) sts.


Step: 47

Purl 1 row.


Step: 48

Sizes XS, S, M, L, XL and 1X only: Next row: (RS). K2. K2tog. Knit to end of row. 23 (25-25-27-28-


Step: 49

Work 3 rows even.


Step: 50

Sizes XS, S, M, L and XL only: Next row: (RS). K2. K2tog. Knit to last 2 sts. K2tog.


Step: 51

Work 3 rows even.


Step: 52

Rep last 4 rows 1 (0-0-0-0) time(s) more. 19 (23-23-25-26) sts.


Step: 53

Sizes 2X and 3X only: Next row: K2. K2tog. Knit to end of row.


Step: 54

Next row: Purl.


Step: 55

Rep last 2 rows (1-0) time(s) more. (34-38) sts.


Step: 56

All Sizes: Next row: (RS). K2. K2tog. Knit to last 2 sts. K2tog.


Step: 57

Next row: Purl.


Step: 58

Next row: K2. K2tog. Knit to end of row.


Step: 59

Next row: Purl.


Step: 60

Rep last 4 rows 3 (5-5-5-5-7-7-5) times more. 7 (5-5-7-8-8-10-20) sts.


Step: 61

Sizes XS and L only: Next row: (RS). K2. K2tog. K1. K2tog. 5 sts.


Step: 62

Next row: Purl.


Step: 63

Next row: K2. K2tog. K1. 4 sts.


Step: 64

Next row: Purl.


Step: 65

Next row: (K2tog) twice.


Step: 75

Next row: P2tog. Fasten off.


Step: 76

Sizes S and M only: Next row: (RS). K2tog. K1. K2tog. 3 sts.


Step: 66

Next row: Purl.


Step: 67

Next row: K2tog. K1. 2 sts.


Step: 68

Next row: P2tog. Fasten off.


Step: 80

Sizes XL and 1X only: Next row: (RS). (K2. K2tog) twice. 6 sts.


Step: 81

Next row: Purl.


Step: 82

Next row: K2. K2tog. K2. 5 sts.


Step: 83

Next row: Purl.


Step: 84

Next row: K2tog. K1. K2tog. 3 sts.


Step: 85

Next row: Purl.


Step: 86

Next row: K2tog. K1. 2 sts.


Step: 87

Next row: P2tog. Fasten off.


Step: 88

Sizes 2X and 3X only: 1st row: (RS). K2. K2tog. Knit to end of row.


Step: 89

2nd and alt rows: Purl.


Step: 90

3rd row: K2. K2tog. Knit to last 2 sts. K2tog.


Step: 91

5th row: As 1st row.


Step: 92

6th row: Purl.


Step: 93

Rep last 6 rows (0-2) times more. (6-8) sts.


Step: 94

Next row: (RS). K2. K2tog. K(2-4). (5-7) sts.


Step: 95

Next row: Purl.


Step: 96

Next row: K(1-2). K2tog. K(0-1). K2tog. (3-5) sts.


Step: 97

Next row: Purl.


Step: 98

Size 2X only: (RS). K2tog. K1. 2 sts.


Step: 99

Next row: P2tog. Fasten off.


Step: 100

Size 3X only: Next row: K1. (K2tog) twice. 3 sts.


Step: 101

Next row: P1. P2tog.


Step: 102

Next row: K2.


Step: 103

Next row: P2tog. Fasten off.


Step: 104

RIGHT FRONT


Step: 105

With MC, cast on 27 (29-29-31-35-39-43-47) sts.


Step: 106

Work from *** to ***, as given for Back.


Step: 107

With MC, rep last 2 rows once, inc 0 (0-1-1-0-1-0-0) st(s) at center of last row. 27 (29-30-32-35-40-43-47) sts.


Step: 108

Work from ** to ** as given for Back working Chart III instead of Chart I and noting 8 st rep will be worked 3 (3-3-4-4-5-5-5) times.


Step: 109

With MC, cont even until work from beg measures 9 ins [23 cm], ending with RS facing for next row.


Step: 110

Place Pocket: Next row: With MC, K5 (5-5-5-6-6-8-10). K16 (16-16-16-16-20-20-20) from pocket st holder. Slip next 16 (16-16-16-16-20-20-20) sts onto a st holder. Knit to end of row.


Step: 111

Next row: Purl.


Step: 112

Cont even until work from beg measures 15¼ ins [36 cm], ending with RS facing for next row.


Step: 113

Rep from ** to ** as given for Back (working Chart III as before) once more.


Step: 114

Next row: (RS). With MC, knit.


Step: 115

Raglan and V-neck shaping: Next row: Cast off 3 (3-4-4-6-7-7-8) sts. Purl to end of row. 24 (26-26-28-29-33-36-39) sts.


Step: 116

Sizes XS, S, M, L, XL and 1X only: Next row: (RS). Knit to last 4 sts. Sl1. K1. psso. K2. 23 (25-25-27-28-32) sts.


Step: 117

Work 3 rows even.


Step: 118

Sizes XS, S, M, L and XL only: Next row: (RS). Sl1. K1. psso. Knit to last 4 sts. Sl1. K1. psso. K2.


Step: 119

Work 3 rows even.


Step: 120

Rep last 4 rows 1 (0-0-0-0) time(s) more. 19 (23-23-25-26) sts.


Step: 121

Sizes 2X and 3X only: Next row: Knit to last 4 sts. Sl1. K1. psso. K2.


Step: 122

Next row: Purl.


Step: 123

Rep last 2 rows (1-0) time(s) more. (34-38) sts.


Step: 124

All Sizes: Next row: (RS). Sl1. K1. psso. Knit to last 4 sts. Sl1. K1. psso. K2.


Step: 125

Next row: Purl.


Step: 126

Next row: Knit to last 4 sts. Sl1. K1. psso. K2.


Step: 127

Next row: Purl.


Step: 128

Rep last 4 rows 3 (5-5-5-5-7-7-5) times more. 7 (5-5-7-8-8-10-20) sts.


Step: 129

Sizes XS and L only: Next row: (RS). Sl1. K1. psso. K1. Sl1. K1. psso. K2. 5 sts.


Step: 130

Next row: Purl.


Step: 131

Next row: K1. Sl1. K1. psso. K2. 4 sts.


Step: 132

Next row: Purl.


Step: 133

Next row: (Sl1. K1. psso) twice.


Step: 134

Next row: P2togtbl. Fasten off.


Step: 135

Sizes S and M only: Next row: (RS). Sl1. K1. psso. K1. Sl1. K1. psso. 3 sts.


Step: 136

Next row: Purl.


Step: 137

Next row: K1. Sl1. K1. psso. 2 sts.


Step: 138

Next row: P2togtbl. Fasten off.


Step: 139

Sizes XL and 1X only: Next row: (RS). (Sl1. K1. psso. K2) twice. 6 sts.


Step: 140

Next row: Purl.


Step: 141

Next row: Knit to last 4 sts. Sl1. K1. psso. K2. 5 sts.


Step: 142

Next row: Purl.


Step: 143

Next row: Sl1. K1. psso. K1. Sl1. K1. psso. 3 sts.


Step: 144

Next row: Purl.


Step: 145

Next row: K1. Sl1. K1. psso. 2 sts.


Step: 146

Next row: P2togtbl. Fasten off.


Step: 147

Sizes 2X and 3X only: 1st row: (RS). Knit to last 4 sts. Sl1. K1. psso. K2.


Step: 148

2nd and alt rows: Purl.


Step: 149

3rd row: Sl1. K1. psso. Knit to last 4 sts. Sl1. K1. psso. K2.


Step: 150

5th row: As 1st row.


Step: 151

6th row: Purl.


Step: 152

Rep last 6 rows (0-2) times more. (6-8) sts.


Step: 153

Next row: (RS). K(2-4). Sl1. K1. psso. K2. (5-7) sts.


Step: 154

Next row: Purl.


Step: 155

Next row: K(0-1). Sl1. K1. psso. K(1-2). Sl1. K1. psso. (3-5) sts.


Step: 156

Next row: Purl.


Step: 157

Size 2X only: Next row: (RS). K1. Sl1. K1. psso. 2sts.


Step: 158

Next row: P2togtbl. Fasten off.


Step: 159

Size 3X only: Next row: (Sl1. K1. psso) twice. K1. 3 sts.


Step: 160

Next row: P2togtbl. P1.


Step: 161

Next row: K2.


Step: 162

Next row: P2togtbl. Fasten off.


Step: 163

SLEEVES


Step: 164

With 2 strands of MC, cast on 23 (23-23-25-25-25-27-27) sts.


Step: 165

Work 2 rows in (K1. P1) ribbing as given for Back.


Step: 166

With A, work 2 rows in (K1. P1) ribbing.


Step: 167

With MC, work 12 rows in (K1. P1) ribbing, inc 2 sts evenly across last row. 25 (25-25-27-27-27-29-29) sts.


Step: 168

Work 2 (2-2-2-4-4-4-4) rows in stocking st.


Step: 169

Sizes XS, S, M, L, XL and 1X only: Proceed in stocking st, inc 1 st each end of needle on 5th (1st-1st-1st-1st-1st) and every following 4th row to 35 (37-39-39-43-53) sts.


Step: 170

Sizes 2X and 3X only: With MC, proceed in stocking st, inc 1 st each end of needle on first and every following alt row to (35-43) sts, then every following 4th row from previous inc to (57-61) sts.


Step: 171

Sizes XS, S, M, L and XL only: Inc 1 st each end of needle on every following 6th row to 41 (43-45-47-49) sts.


Step: 172

All Sizes: Work 5 (5-5-5-5-3-3-3) rows evenly across 41 (43-45-47-49-53-57-61) sts.


Step: 173

Proceed in pat as follows:


Step: 174

1st row: With A, inc 1 st in first st. Knit to last 2 sts. Inc 1 st in next st. K1. 43 (45-47-49-51-55-59-63) sts.


Step: 175

2nd row: With A, purl.


Step: 176

3rd row: With MC, knit.


Step: 177

4th row: With MC, purl.


Step: 178

5th row: With B, knit.


Step: 179

6th row: With C, purl.


Step: 180

7th row: With C, inc 1 st in first st. Knit to last 2 sts. Inc 1 st in next st. K1. 45 (47-49-51-53-57-61-


Step: 181

8th row: With D, purl.


Step: 182

Work Chart IV in stocking st noting 8 st rep will be worked 5 (5-5-6-6-7-8-8) times, AT SAME TIME, inc 1 st each end of needle on next and following 6th row. 49 (51-53-55-57-61-65-69) sts.


Step: 183

Next row: (RS). With D, knit.


Step: 184

Next row: With C, purl.


Step: 185

Next row: With C, knit.


Step: 186

Next row: With B, purl.


Step: 187

With MC, work 2 rows in stocking st.


Step: 188

With A, work 2 rows in stocking st.


Step: 189

Raglan shaping: With MC, cast off 3 (3-4-4-6-7-7-8) sts beg next 2 rows. 43 (45-45-47-45-47-51-53) sts.


Step: 190

Sizes XL, 1X, 2X and 3X only: Next row: (RS). K2. K2tog. Knit to last 4 sts. Sl1. K1. psso. K2.


Step: 191

Work 3 rows even.


Step: 192

Rep last 4 rows (0-2-1-1) time(s) more. (43-41-47-49) sts.


Step: 193

All Sizes: Next row: (RS). K2. K2tog. Knit to last 4 sts. Sl1. K1. psso. K2.
Next row: Purl.
Rep last 2 rows to 11 sts.


Step: 194

Next row: (RS). K2. K2tog. Knit to last 4 sts. Sl1. K1. psso. K2.


Step: 195

Next row: P2. P2tog. Purl to last 4 sts. P2togtbl. P2. 7 sts. Cast off.


Step: 196

FINISHING


Step: 197

Pin garment pieces to measurements and cover with a damp cloth, leaving cloth to dry.


Step: 198

Buttonband and Collar: Sew raglan seams.


Step: 199

With 2 strands of MC, cast on 9 sts.


Step: 200

1st row: (RS). K2. (P1. K1) 3 times. K1.


Step: 201

2nd row: (K1. yf. Sl1P. yb) 4 times. P1.


Step: 202

Rep last 2 rows until work from beg measures length to fit from cast on edge to beg of V-neck shaping, when slightly stretched, sewing in place as you work and ending with RS facing for next row.


Step: 203

Collar shaping: 1st row: (RS). Inc 1 st in first st. Pat to last st. K1.


Step: 204

2nd row: K1. Knit all knit sts and slip all purl sts as they appear, taking inc sts into pat.


Step: 205

Rep last 2 rows 4 (7-7-10-10-10-10-12) times more. 14 (17-17-20-20-20-20-22) sts.


Step: 206

1st row: (RS). Inc 1 st in first st. Pat to last st. K1.


Step: 207

2nd row: K1. Pat to last 2 sts. Inc 1 st in next st. P1.


Step: 208

3rd row: As 1st row.


Step: 209

4th row: Work even in pat.


Step: 210

Rep last 4 rows 4 (3-3-2-2-2-2-2) times more. 29 (29-29-29-29-29-29-31) sts. Place marker at end of last row.


Step: 211

Cont even in pat until work from marker measures 5 (5-5-5¼-5½-5½-5½-5½) ins [12.5 (12.5-12.5-13-14-14-14-14) cm], ending with RS facing for next row. Cast off in pat.


Step: 212

Place 5 markers on left front edge for buttons, having first button at last row before beg of Collar shaping and rem 4 markers down 4 ins [10 cm] apart.


Step: 213

Work buttonholes on Right Front to correspond to button markers as follows:


Step: 214

Next row: (RS). K2. P1. K1. Cast off 2 sts. P1. K2.


Step: 215

Next row: Work in pat, casting on 2 sts over cast off sts.


Step: 216

Buttonhole Band and Collar: With 2 strands of MC, cast on 9 sts.


Step: 217

1st row: (RS). K2. (P1. K1) 3 times. K1.


Step: 218

2nd row: P1. (yf. Sl1P. yb. K1) 4 times.


Step: 219

Rep last 2 rows until work from beg measures length to fit from cast on edge to beg of V-neck shaping, when slightly stretched, sewing in place as you work, working buttonholes to correspond to markers and ending with RS facing for next row.


Step: 220

Collar shaping: 1st row: (RS). Pat to last 2 sts. Inc 1 st in next st. K1.


Step: 221

2nd row: P1. Knit all knit sts and slip all purl sts as they appear, taking inc sts into pat, to last st. K1.


Step: 222

Rep last 2 rows 4 (7-7-10-10-10-10-12) times more. 14 (17-17-20-20-20-20-22) sts.


Step: 223

1st row: (RS). Pat to last 2 sts. Inc 1 st in next st. K1.


Step: 224

2nd row: Inc 1 st purlways in first st. Pat to last st. K1.


Step: 225

3rd row: As 1st row.


Step: 226

4th row: Work even in pat.


Step: 227

Rep last 4 rows 4 (3-3-2-2-2-2-2) times more. 29 (29-29-29-29-29-29-31) sts. Place marker at end of last row.


Step: 228

Cont even in pat until work from marker measures 5 (5-5-5¼-5½-5½-5½-5½) ins [12.5 (12.5-12.5-13-14-14-14-14) cm], ending with RS facing for next row. Cast off in pat.


Step: 229

Sew back Collar seam, reversing seam for turn back. Sew side and sleeve seams. Sew on buttons to correspond to buttonholes. Sew pocket lining in position to WS.


Step: 230

Tie Belt: With 2 strands of MC, cast on 9 sts.


Step: 231

1st row: (RS). K2. (P1. K1) 3 times. K1.


Step: 232

2nd row: P1. (yf. Sl1P. yb. K1) 4 times.


Step: 233

Rep last 2 rows until work measures 65 ins [165 cm], ending with RS facing for next row. Cast off in pat.


Step: 234

Belt Loops: (Make 2). With 2 strands of MC, cast on 10 sts. Cast off leaving a long end. Sew loops in position.


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