Classic Smocking Cardigan
This knitting pattern is in English.
The Classic Smocking Cardigan is worked bottom-up. At the top, short rows are worked to shape the neck opening. The body is worked back and forth while the sleeves are knit in the round on double pointed needles or with the magic loop method. Lastly, sts are picked along the front edges and button bands are worked.
Sizes: S (M) L (XL) XXL
Bust circumference: 87 (92) 103 (108) 114 cm
Length: 56 (60) 64 (67) 71 cm
Gauge: In smocking st: 30 sts x 24 rows = 10 x 10 cm/4 x 4 inches
In rib st: 28 st x 27 rows = 10 x 10 cm/4 x 4 inches
In stockinette st: 22 st x 27 rows = 10 x 10 cm/4 x 4 inches
Suggested needles: 4.0 mm (US size 6) and 4.5 mm (US size 7) circular needles, 80 - 100 and 120 cm (32 - 40 inches and 48 inches); 4.0 mm and 4.5 mm double pointed needles (if the sleeves are not worked using the magic loop method); or the necessary needle size to obtain gauge
Materials: 500 (600) 700 (750) 850 g of DK weight yarn, 7 (7) 8 (8) 8 buttons, stitch markers, darning needle
Suggested yarn: Lamauld from Camarose (50 g = 100 m/109 yards), Alpakka Ull from Sandnes Garn (50 g = 100 m/109 yards)
Difficulty: ★ ★ ★ ★ (4 out of 5)
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The dusty brown cardigan in the picture is knitted in Lamauld from CaMaRose in the color brændt karry.
The dark grey Classic Smock Cardigan in the picture is knitted in Lamauld from CamaRose in the color Koksgrå.
In this pattern the following techniques are used:
Join the sleeves and body when knitting bottom-up:
Picking up stitches (front band):