… carré cardigan pattern …

The pattern is up, after being tested and oh, go get a look at the results

Carré is a cardigan with an unusual construction, in one piece and nearly completely seamless (only a little sewing at the wrong side for the pockets). It is worked top down, starting with a provisional cast on at the top of the center section. All waist shaping is done in this center stockinette section.

The large bands are worked all around – hence the name carré (square) – and hide 2 pockets. You will need 3 or more circular needles to work them.

The sleeve inset is based on the contiguous sleeve method developed by Susie Myers, SusieM on Ravelry (http://www.ravelry.com/people/SusieM)

Available for size: XS, S, M, L, XL, XXL

finished measurements chest: 32.5, 37, 40.5, 45, 48.5, 52.5” (83, 94, 103, 114, 123, 134 cm)

Best with no ease or a little positive ease

What you’ll need

± 950/1100/1250/1400/1550/1700)m (1050/1200/1350/1550/1700/1850 yards) of worsted /10ply
4,5mm (US7) straight needles and circular needle or double pointed needles or size to obtain gauge
4 or more 4mm (US6) circular ndls or dpns for the bands
markers
tapestry needle
14 buttons

Gauge
18 sts and 26 rows stockinette stitch with the largest needle = 10 x 10 cm (4”x4”)

All techniques used (provisional cast-on, methods of increasing…) are explained and illustrated in full detail.

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