The elegant look of this stylish cardigan depends on it being a perfect fit so check all the measure

BACK

Using 33/4 mm (US 5) needles, cast on 87 (91, 97, 101, 107,

111) sts. Knit 4 rows, ending with WS row.

Beg with a knit row, work in st st for 8 rows.

Next row (RS) (dec): K3, K2tog, knit to last 5 sts, K2tog tbl, K3.

Working all decs as set by last row, cont in st st, dec 1 st at each end of every foil 6th row until there are 79 (83, 89, 93, 99,

Work 15 rows even, ending with WS row. Next row (RS) (inc): K3, M1, knit to last 3 sts, M1, K3. Working all incs as set by last row, cont in st st, inc 1 st at each end of every foil 10th row until there are 87 (91, 97, 101, 107, 111) sts.

Work even until work measures 33 (33, 34, 34, 35, 35) cm [13 (13, 131/2, 13 V2, 133/4, 133A) in], ending with WS row. Shape armholes

Cast off 5 (5, 5, 6, 6, 6) sts at beg of next 2 rows: 77 (81, 87, 89, 95, 99) sts.

Next row (RS) (dec): K3, K2tog, knit to last 5 sts, K2tog tbl, K3. Next row (WS) (dec): P3, P2tog tbl, purl to last 5 sts, P2tog, P3. Next row (RS) (dec): K3, K2tog, knit to last 5 sts, K2tog tbl, K3. Working all decs as set by last row, dec 1 st at each end of next 1 (1,3, 3, 5, 5) rows, then on every other row 1 (2, 2, 2, 2, 3) times, then on every foil 4th row until 67 (69, 71, 73, 75, 77) sts rem.

Work even until armhole measures 19 (20, 20, 21, 21, 22) cm

[772(8, 8, 8V4, 81/4, 83A) in.], ending with WS row.

Shape shoulders and back neck

Cast off 6 (6, 6, 6, 6, 7) sts, knit until there are 9 (9. 10, 10, 11,

10) sts on RH needle and turn, place rem sts on a holder.

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Work both sides of neck separately.

Cast off 4 sts, purl to end.

With RS facing, rejoin yarn to sts from holder and cast off centre 25 (27, 27, 29, 29, 29) sts, knit to end.

Complete to match first side, reversing shapings and working an extra row before beg of shoulder shaping.

LEFT FRONT

Using 33A mm (US 5) needles, cast on 45 (47, 50, 52, 55, 57)

sts. Knit 4 rows, ending with WS row.

Beg with a knit row, work in st st for 8 rows.

Working all decs as set by last row, cont in st st, dec 1 st at beg of every foil 6th row until there are 41 (43, 46, 48,

Work 15 rows even, ending with WS row.

Working all incs as set by last row, cont in st st, inc 1 st at beg of every foil 10th row until there are 45 (47, 50, 52, 55, 57) sts.

Work even until left front matches back to beg of armhole shaping, ending with WS row.

Shape armhole

Cast off 5 (5, 5, 6, 6, 6) sts beg next row: 40 (42, 45, 46, 49, 51) sts.

Work 1 row even.

Next row (WS) (dec): Purl to last 5 sts, P2tog, P3.

Working all decs as set by last row, dec 1 st at armhole edge of next 1 (1,3, 3, 5, 5) rows, then on every other row 1 (2, 2, 2,

2, 3) times, then on every foil 4th row until 35 (36, 37, 38, 39,

Work even until you have worked 17 (19, 19, 19, 19, 21) rows fewer than on back to start of shoulder shaping, ending with RS row.

Shape neck

Cast off 10 sts at beg of next row.

Dec 1 st at neck edge on next 5 rows, then on every other row 2 (3, 3, 4, 4, 4) times, and then on foil 4th row 17 (17,18,18,19, 20) sts rem.

Work even until left front matches back to start of shoulder shaping, ending with WS row. Shape shoulder

Cast off 6 (6, 6, 6, 6, 7) sts at beg of next 2 RS rows.

Work 1 row even.

RIGHT FRONT

Using 33A mm (US 5) needles, cast on 45 (47, 50, 52, 55, 57)

sts. Knit 4 rows, ending with WS row.

Beg with a knit row, work in st st for 8 rows.

Next row (RS) (dec): Knit to last 5 sts, K2tog tbl, K3.

Working all decs as set by last row, cont in st st, dec 1 st at end of every foil 6th row until there are 41 (43, 46, 48, 51, 53) sts.

Work 15 rows even, ending with WS row.

Working all incs as set by last row, complete to match left front, reversing shaping and working an extra row before beg armhole, neck and shoulder shaping.

SLEEVES (work both the same)

Using 33A mm (US 5) needles, cast on 47 (49, 49, 51, 51, 53)

sts. Knit 4 rows, ending with WS row.

Beg with a knit row, work in st st for 8 rows.

Next row (RS) (inc): K3, M1, knit to last 3 sts. M1, K3. Working all incs as set by last row, cont in st st, inc 1 st at each end of every foil 12th (12th, 12th, 12th, 10th, 12th) row to 63 (65, 59, 61, 71, 57) sts, then on every foil 10th (10th, 10th, 10th, 8th, 10th) row until there are 65 (67, 69, 71, 73, 75) sts. Work even until sleeve measures 45 (45, 46, 46, 46, 47) cm [173/4(173A, 18, 18, 18, 1872) in.], ending with WS row.

Shape sleevehead

Cast off 5 (5, 5, 6, 6, 6) sts at beg of next 2 rows: 55 (57, 59, 59, 61, 63) sts.

Dec 1 st at each end of next 3 (3, 5, 3, 5, 5) rows, then on every other row 2 (2, 1, 2, 1, 1) times, and then on every foil 4th row until 35 (37, 37, 39, 39, 41) sts rem. Work 1 row even.

Dec 1 st at each end of next row and then on every other row 0 (1, 1, 2, 2, 3) times, and then on every foil row until 27 sts rem. Cast off 6 sts at beg of next 2 rows. Cast off rem 15 sts.

FINISHING

Press as described on page 21. Join both shoulder seams. Make buttonhole band

With RS facing, starting at cast-on edge of right front and using 33A mm (US 5) needles, pick up and every 92 (92, 96, 96, 100, 100) sts to start of front neck shaping and knit 1 row, ending with WS row.

Next row (RS) (buttonhole row): K2, *K2tog, YO, K8 (8, 9, 9,

9, 9), rep from * to last 10 (10, 6, 6, 10, 10) sts, K2tog, YO, knit to end.

Cast off knitwise on WS. Make button band

With RS facing and using 33A mm (US 5) needles, pick up and knit 92 (92, 96, 96, 100, 100) sts along left front from start of neck shaping to cast-on edge. Knit 2 rows.

Cast off knitwise on WS. Make neck edging

With RS facing and using 33A mm (US 5) needles, pick up and knit 28 (29, 29, 29, 29, 30) sts to shoulder, 33 (35, 35, 37, 37, 37) sts across back neck, then 28 (29, 29, 29, 29, 30) sts down left front neck: 89 (93, 93, 95, 95, 97) sts. Knit 1 row, ending with WS row.

Next row (RS) (buttonhole row): K2, YO, K2tog tbl, knit to end. Cast off knitwise on WS. Join side and sleeve seams.

Match centre of cast off edge of sleeve to shoulder seam. Set in sleeve, easing sleevehead into armhole. Sew on buttons to correspond with buttonholes.

How Sew Set Sleeve

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To fit bust size:

Actual width at underarm (A): 91 97 101 107 35 3A 381/4 39 3/4 42 Finished length (B): 57 58 59 60 22 V2 22 3/4 231/4 231/2 Sleeve length to underarm (C): 44 45 45 45

102 40

111 433/4

61 24

46 18

62 cm 2472 in.

YARN

50g balls of Nautical Cotton (Cotton), Natural: 12 13 14 14 15

NEEDLES

Pair of 33A mm (US 5) knitting needles Pair of 4V2 mm (US 7) knitting needles

BUTTONS

7 medium pearl buttons TENSION

20 sts and 28 rows = 10 cm (4 in.) square measured over st st using (4V2 mm (US 7) knitting needles.

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