Knitting pattern for Dakkar cardigan, a warm and cozy cardigan with a cleverly designed stripe pattern. If you want to cuddle up in a warm, long cardigan or a lightweight coat in the fall, this is the one. In a beautiful mix of Isager’s Alpaca 1, Highland Wool and Silk Mohair, designed in a cleverly stripe pattern and knitted in different directions, it is a different knitting experience, without getting too complicated. Cosy pockets complete the experience. The cardigan can be made so it is reversible, it only requires extra pocket edges on the one side and beautiful seaming in the sides.
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Designed by Katrine Hannibal for Önling.
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Sizes: (XS)S(M)L(XL)2XL(3XL). Bust circumference: (88)94(100)106(112)120(128) cm / (34⅔)37(39½)41¾(44)47⅕(50) inches. Center back length: (78)79(80)81(82)83(84) cm / (30⅔)31(31½)32(32½)32⅔(33) inches. Sleeve length under sleeve: (53)54(55)56(57)58(58) cm / (20¾)21¼(21¾)22(22½)22¾(22¾) inches. NOTE! The sleeves are normal length, but the measurements seem longer than normal due to the design. Try the work on regularly and adjust the sleeve length if necessary.
Materials: Isager Alpaca 2, 50% alpaca, 50% merino wool, 500 m pr. 100 g. Isager Silk Mohair, 70% mohair, 30 % silk, 212 m per 25 g. Isager Highland Wool, 100 % uld, 275 m pr. 50 g. Color A: Alpaca 2 color E4S (dark grey): (200)200(250)250(250)300(300) g. Color B: Silk Mohair color 7m (brown): (125)125(125)150(150)175(175) g. Color C: Highland Wool color Sky: (150)150(150)200(200)200(200) g After the edge work through the entire piece alternately a row of each color in the same order (colors A, B and C, a total of 3 rows) and a row with all 3 colors together.
Guiding circular needle size 3½ / US 4. 2 mtr marking yarn for marking the pockets.
Gauge: 22 sts and 33 rows in pattern on needle size 3½ / US 4 = 10 cm x 10 cm / 4 x 4 inches.
Directions: First knit the back and front pieces individually, with edges below and an I-cord edge along the front pieces. Bind off for the neck at the center front of the front pieces, and the shoulders are knitted together from the wrong side. Pick up and knit stitches along both sides from the right side and knit back and forth. The side seams are knitted together, and you knit one sleeve on each side.