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caron® cakes™ granny stripes crochet cardigan in cinnamon swirl

Step 1
Project Note: The number of Skeins needed to complete this project is 4 - Caron® Cakes™ Yarn – Cinnamon Swirl
 
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SIZES: To fit bust measurement:
XS/S – 28"-34"
M - 36"-38" [91.5 cm-96.5 cm]
Large - 40"-42" 
XL - 44"-46" 
2XL/3XL - 48"-54" [122 cm-137 cm]
4XL/5XL - 56"-62" [142 cm-157.5 cm]
 
GAUGE: 13 sc and 14 rows = 4" , 4 groups of 3-dc and ch-1 sps = 4” in pat
 

INSTRUCTIONS:
Note: Ch 3 at beg of rnd counts as dc.
 
Beg at center back, ch 4. Join with sl st to first ch to form ring.
 
1st rnd: Ch 5 (counts as dc and ch 2). (1 dc. Ch 2) 7 times in ring. Join with sl st to 3rd ch of ch 5. 8 dc.
 
2nd rnd: Sl st in next ch-2 sp. Ch 3. 2 dc in same sp as last sl st. (Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch-2 sp) 7 times. Ch 1. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. 8 groups of 3-dc.
 
3rd rnd: Sl st in next 2 dc and ch-1 sp. Ch 3. (2 dc. Ch 1. 3 dc) in same sp as last sl st. *(Ch 1. 3 dc) twice in next ch-1 sp. Rep from * around. Ch 1. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. 16 groups of 3-dc. 
 
4th and alt rnds: Sl st in next 2 dc and ch-1 sp. Ch 3. 2 dc in same sp as last sl st. *Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch-1 sp. Rep from * around. Ch 1. Join with sl st to top of ch 3.  
Step 2
5th rnd: Sl st in next 2 dc and ch-1 sp. Ch 3. 2 dc in same sp as last sl st. *(Ch 1. 3 dc) twice in next ch-1 sp. Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch-1 sp. Rep from * to last ch-1 sp. (Ch 1. 3 dc) twice in next ch-1 sp. Ch 1. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. 24 groups of 3-dc.
 
7th rnd: Sl st in next 2 dc and ch-1 sp. Ch 3. 2 dc in same sp as last sl st. *(Ch 1. 3 dc) twice in next ch-1 sp. (Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch-1 sp) twice. Rep from * to last 2 ch-1 sps. (Ch 1. 3 dc) twice in next ch-1 sp. Ch 1. 3 dc in last ch-1 sp. Ch 1. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. 32 groups of 3-dc.
 
9th rnd: Sl st in next 2 dc and ch-1 sp. Ch 3. 2 dc in same sp as last sl st. *(Ch 1. 3 dc) twice in next ch-1 sp. (Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch-1 sp) 3 times. Rep from * to last 3 ch-1 sps. (Ch 1. 3 dc) twice in next ch-1 sp. (Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch-1 sp) twice. Ch 1. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. 40 groups of 3-dc.
 
11th rnd: Sl st in next 2 dc and ch-1 sp. Ch 3. 2 dc in same sp as last sl st. *(Ch 1. 3 dc) twice in next ch-1 sp. (Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch-1 sp) 4 times. Rep from * to last 4 ch-1 sps. (Ch 1. 3 dc) twice in next ch-1 sp. (Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch-1 sp) 3 times. Ch 1. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. 48 groups of 3-dc. 
Step 3
13th rnd: Sl st in next 2 dc and ch-1 sp. Ch 3. 2 dc in same sp as last sl st. *(Ch 1. 3 dc) twice in next ch-1 sp. (Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch-1 sp) 5 times. Rep from * to last 5 ch-1 sps. (Ch 1. 3 dc) twice in next ch-1 sp. (Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch-1 sp) 4 times. Ch 1. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. 56 groups of 3-dc. 
 
15th rnd: Sl st in next 2 dc and ch-1 sp. Ch 3. 2 dc in same sp as last sl st. *(Ch 1. 3 dc) twice in next ch-1 sp. (Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch-1 sp) 6 times. Rep from * to last 6 ch-1 sps. (Ch 1. 3 dc) twice in next ch-1 sp. (Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch-1 sp) 5 times. Ch 1. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. 64 groups of 3-dc.
 
17th rnd: Sl st in next 2 dc and ch-1 sp. Ch 3. 2 dc in same sp as last sl st. *(Ch 1. 3 dc) twice in next ch-1 sp. (Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch-1 sp) 7 times. Rep from * to last 7 ch-1 sps. (Ch 1. 3 dc) twice in next ch-1 sp. (Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch-1 sp) 6 times. Ch 1. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. 72 groups of 3-dc.
 
Cont in same manner, inc 8 groups of 3-dc on every following alt rnd (as before) 0 (1-1-2-3-3) times more. 72 (80-80-88-96-96) groups of 3-dc. 
Step 4
Shape armholes:
 
1st rnd: Sl st in next 2 dc and ch-1 sp. Ch 3. 2 dc in same sp as last sl st. Ch 37 (45-45-45-49-49). Skip next 6 (8-8-8-9-9) groups of 3-dc. (3 dc in next ch-1 sp. Ch 1) 18 (20-20-24-29-31) times. Ch 36 (44-44-44-48-48). Skip next 6 (8-8-8-9-9) groups of 3-dc. *3 dc in next ch-1 sp. Ch 1. Rep from * to end of rnd. Join with sl st to top of ch 3.
 
2nd rnd: Sl st in next 2 dc and first ch of ch-37 (45-45-45-49-49) sp. Ch 3. 2 dc in same sp as last sl st. *(Skip next 3 ch. Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch) 9 (11-11-11-12-12) times.* **Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch-1 sp.** Rep from ** to ** to next ch-37 (45-45-45-49-49) sp. 3 dc in first ch of ch-37 (45-45-45-49-49) sp. Rep from * to * once more. Rep from ** to ** to end of rnd. Ch 1. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. 80 (88-88-96-104-104) 3-dc groups. 
Step 5
3rd and 4th rnds: Sl st in next 2 dc and ch-1 sp. Ch 3. 2 dc in same sp as last sl st. *Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch-1 sp. Rep from * around. Ch 1. Join with sl st to top of ch 3.
 
5th rnd: Sl st in next 2 dc and ch-1 sp. Ch 3. 2 dc in same sp as last sl st. *(Ch 1. 3 dc) twice in next ch-1 sp. (Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch-1 sp) 9 times. Rep from * to last 9 ch-1 sps. (Ch 1. 3 dc) twice in next ch-1 sp. (Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch-1 sp) 8 times. Ch 1. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. 88 (96-96-104-112-112) groups of 3-dc. 
 
Cont in same manner, inc 8 groups of 3-dc on every following 3rd rnd (as before) until work from armhole measures approx 8" (9"-9½"-9½"-11"-11") [20.5 cm(23 cm-24 cm-24 cm-28 cm-28 cm). Fasten off. 
Step 6
Sleeve
 
Ch 36 (40-40-40-44-44).
 
1st row: (RS). 2 dc in 4th ch from hook (counts as 3 dc). *Skip next 3 ch. Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch.
Rep from * to end of chain. Turn. 9 (10-10-10-11-11) groups of 3-dc.
 
2nd row: Ch 4 (counts as dc and ch 1). *3 dc in next ch-1 sp. Ch 1. Rep from * to last 3-dc group. 1 dc in last dc. Turn.
 
3rd row: Ch 3. 2 dc in first dc. Skip first ch-1 sp and next 3 dc. *Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch-1 sp. Rep from * to turning ch-4 sp. 3 dc in 3rd ch of ch 4. Turn.
 
4th row: (Inc row). Ch 3. 1 dc in first dc (counts as 2 dc). Ch 1. *3 dc in next ch-1 sp. Ch 1. Rep from * to last 3-dc group. 2 dc in last dc. Turn.
 
5th row: (Inc row). Ch 3. 2 dc in first dc (counts as 3 dc). Ch 1. *3 dc in next ch-1 sp. Ch 1. Rep from * to last 2 dc. 3 dc in last dc. Turn. 11 (12-12-12-13-13) 3-dc groups.
 
Next 12 (12-12-10-8-6) rows: As 2nd and 3rd rows 6 (6-6-5-4-3) times more.
 
Beg with 4th row, rep last 14 (14-14-12-10-8) rows until there are 13 (14-14-16-19-21) groups of 3-dc.
 
Rep 2nd and 3rd rows until work from beg measures approx 18" [45.5 cm], ending on a 3rd row. Place markers at each end of last row. 
Step 7
Shape top:

1st row: (WS). Ch 3 (counts as dc). *3 dc in next ch-1 sp. Ch 1. Rep from * to last 2 groups of 3-dc. 3 dc in next ch-1 sp. Skip next 2 dc. 1 dc in last dc. Turn.
 
2nd row: Ch 3 (counts as dc). Skip first 3-dc group. *3 dc in next ch-1 sp. Ch 1. Rep from * to last 2 groups of 3-dc. 3 dc in next ch-1 sp. Skip last 3-dc group. 1 dc in last dc. Turn.
Rep 2nd row 9 (11-11-11-13-13) times more. Fasten off. 
 

Finishing
 
Sew sleeve seam to markers.
 
Sew in sleeves.
Step 8
ABBREVIATIONS:
Alt = Alternate(ing)
Approx = Approximately
Beg = Beginning
Ch = Chain(s)
Cont = Continue
Dc = Double Crochet
Inc = Increase(ing)
Pat = Pattern
Rep = Repeat
Rnd(s) = Round(s)
RS = Right Side
Sl St = Slip Stitch
Sp(s) = Space(s)
Tog = Together
WS = Wrong Side
 
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