Knitting pattern for Charlie, a classic, striped cardigan knitted in our soft Önling No 2, made of 100% merino wool and sustainably produced in Italy. With Charlie you will get a delicately soft cardigan that you can wear with most of your wardrobe. Knit it in stripes or in a single color – the possibilities are endless with this classic.
The cardigan has been designed with ¾ length sleeves, but the pattern also describes how to knit long sleeves. The cardigan is oversized at the chest, or if you prefer it, you can choose to knit a size smaller than you usually wear. It has a slight A-shape, that you can either choose to knit or leave out.
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Designed by Katrine Hannibal for Önling.
Sizes:(XS)S(M)L(XL)2XL(3XL). Chest circumference: (95)100(105)110(116)129(134) cm / (37⅖)39⅖(41⅓)43⅓(45⅔)50¾(52¾) inches. Sleeve length underneath sleeve, ¾ sleeves: (28)29(30)31(32)32(32) cm / (11)11⅖(11⅘)12⅕(12⅗)12⅗(12⅗) inches. Sleeve lengthbeneath sleeve, long sleeves: (43)44(45)46(47)47(47) cm / (17)17⅓(17¾)18⅛(18½)18½(18½) inches.
Materials: Önling No 2, 100 % merino wool, 120 m per 25 g. Color A: Önling No 2, in Warm Grey (dusty grey/rose): (175)200(200)225(250)275(275) g Color B: Önling No 2, in Olive (dusty yellow/green): (125)150(150)150(175)200(200) g If long sleeves are desired, buy 25 g more of each color.
Stripes are made throughout the work on 2 rows, alternating between color A and color B. Recommended circular needle and double-pointed needles in size 3½ and 4 mm / US size 4 and 6. Crotchet hook for cast-on 3 markers 3 meters of scrap yarn in a contrasting color 8-10 15 mm Liberty buttons from Önling
Gauge 22 sts and 31 rows in stockinette stitch on needle size 4 mm / US 6 = 10 x 10 cm / 4 x 4 inches.
Directions: The cardigan is worked in rows from the top down. Cast on stitches using a temporary crochet cast-on, so the size of the neckline can be adjusted subsequently. Short rows are worked across the shoulder and the neckline at the beginning to give a higher neckline in the back. The yoke is worked with increases to create armholes. Hereafter the work is divided and both sleeves and body are worked separately.