Product description

Olga’s Kenzo Cardigan is a show-stopper that is sure to turn heads! The innovative allover cable pattern creates a unique and beautiful fabric that is sure to appeal to texture lovers. The A-Line silhouette is created through the use of needle shaping and tapers at the high waist for a flattering fit. The front sides of the yoke extend to gently wrap around the shoulders and meet at the center back for a distinctive finish to this special garment. The pattern is suitable for advanced (or adventurous) knitters and will surely bring a result well worth the effort!

Designer: Olga Buraya-Kefelian

Collection: Wool People 4

 

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Kenzo

Allover Cabled Cardigan

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  • Product description

    Olga’s Kenzo Cardigan is a show-stopper that is sure to turn heads! The innovative allover cable pattern creates a unique and beautiful fabric that is sure to appeal to texture lovers. The A-Line silhouette is created through the use of needle shaping and tapers at the high waist for a flattering fit. The front sides of the yoke extend to gently wrap around the shoulders and meet at the center back for a distinctive finish to this special garment. The pattern is suitable for advanced (or adventurous) knitters and will surely bring a result well worth the effort!

    Designer: Olga Buraya-Kefelian

    Collection: Wool People 4

     

  • Pattern materials

    YARDAGE

    • Approximately 1060 (1170, 1265, 1380, 1495, 1615, 1735, 1850) yards of worsted weight wool yarn


    YARN

    • 8 (9, 10, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14) skeins of Brooklyn Tweed Shelter (100% American Targhee-Columbia Wool; 140 yards/50g)
    • Photographed in color Hayloft


  • Pattern specs

    GAUGE

    • 26½ stitches & 28½ rows =4″ in Cabled pattern on Size A, after blocking
    • 24½ stitches & 28½ rows = 4″ in Cabled pattern on Size B, after blocking
    • 22¾ stitches & 27 rows = 4″ in Cabled pattern on Size C, after blocking
    • 1 cable motif repeat measures 3″ wide and 4½” tall on Size A
    • 1 cable motif repeat measures 3¼” wide and 4½” tall on Size B
    • 1 cable motif repeat measures 3½” wide and 4¾” tall on Size C
    • 1 cable motif is 20 stitches wide and 32 rows tall


    NEEDLES

    Size A (for upper Body and Sleeves):

    • One 32″ or 40″ circular needle in size needed to obtain gauge listed One spare long circular needle in the same size
    • Suggested Size: 4½ mm (US 7)


    Size B (for middle section of Body):

    • One 32″ or 40″ circular one size larger than Size A
    • Suggested Size: 5 mm (US 8)


    Size C (for lower section of Body):

    • One 32″ or 40″ circular two sizes larger than Size B
    • Suggested Size: 5½ mm (US 9)


    FINISHED DIMENSIONS

    • 33¼ (36¼, 39¼, 42¼, 45¼, 48¼, 51¼, 54¼)” garment circumference at bust
    • Intended ease: 2-4″
    • Sample shown is size 36¼” with 4¼” ease on model


  • Pattern Updates

    Current Version 2.2


    10 July 2019: (Version 2.2)

    The skein counts on the pattern's Components page have been updated to the following: 8 (9, 10, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14) skeins of Brooklyn Tweed Shelter (100% American Targhee-Columbia Wool; 140 yards/50g)


    19 August 2017: (Version 2.1)

    On page 8 under “Shape Sleeve”, the number of increases was mistakenly noted as “2 stitches decreased”. It has been changed to “2 stitches increased”.


    16 January 2013: (Version 2.0):

    Page 6, under RIGHT FRONT, the short row shaping section has been corrected to read:

    • AT THE SAME TIME, when piece measures 2¾ (3¼, 3¼, 4, 4, 4, 4¼, 4¼)” [about 20 (24, 24, 28, 28, 28, 30, 30) rows] from the beginning of UPPER BACK shaping (from waste yarn marker), begin working short rows on the next WS row as follows:
    • Short Rows 1 and 2 (Begin with WS facing): Work to 3 stitches from the end of the row, wrap and turn; work to end.
    • Short Rows 3 and 4 (Begin with WS facing): Work to 2 stitches from last wrapped stitch, wrap and turn; work to end.
    • Repeat [Short Rows 3 and 4] 5 (3, 4, 2, 3, 5, 4, 5) more times.
    • Short Rows 5 and 6 (Begin with WS facing): Work to 3 stitches from last wrapped stitch, wrap and turn; work to end.
    • Repeat [Short Rows 5 and 6] 5 (7, 7, 9, 9, 8, 9, 9) more times.


    Also, Page 7, under LEFT FRONT, the short row shaping section has been corrected to read:

    • AT THE SAME TIME, when piece measures 2¾ (3¼, 3¼, 4, 4, 4, 4¼, 4¼)” [about 20 (24, 24, 28, 28, 28, 30, 30) rows] from the beginning of UPPER BACK shaping (from waste yarn marker), begin working short rows on the next RS row as follows:
    • Short Rows 1 and 2 (Begin with RS facing): Work to 3 stitches before the end of the row, wrap and turn; work to end.
    • Short Rows 3 and 4 (Begin with RS facing): Work to 2 stitches from last wrapped stitch, wrap and turn; work to end.
    • Repeat [Short Rows 3 and 4] 5 (3, 4, 2, 3, 5, 4, 5) more times.
    • Short Rows 5 and 6 (RS facing): Work to 3 stitches from last wrapped stitch, wrap and turn, work to end.
    • Repeat [Short Rows 5 and 6] 5 (7, 7, 9, 9, 8, 9, 9) more times.



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