Grandstand Cardi

LW2502
intermediate

Project Shot Here

1939

2011

The original booklet printed in 1939 said of this sweater, “Soft but sophisticated, this slim ribbed cardigan adapts itself to many occasions.” This is just as true for our updated version of this classic style!
Directions are for size Small; changes for sizes Medium, Large, XLarge and XXLarge are in parentheses. Finished Bust: 28 (32, 36, 40, 44)”. Finished Length: 20½ (21, 2½, 24, 25½,)”. RED HEART® “LusterSheen®”: 3 (4, 4, 5, 5) skeins 0824 Medium Blue. Circular Knitting Needles: 3.25mm [US 3] and 3.75mm [US 5] 29” long. Stitch markers, stitch holders, five 7/8”-diameter buttons (bohemian glass retro buttons), yarn needle. GAUGE: 24 sts = 4”; 28 rows = 4” in K1, p2 rib slightly stretched. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size needles to obtain the gauge given. Note: Sweater is worked back and forth in rows. Circular needles are used to accommodate large number of stitches. K2, p2 Rib (Multiple of 4 + 2 sts) Row 1 (Right Side): K2, * p2, k2; repeat from * to end. Row 2: P2, * k2, p2; repeat form * to end. Repeat Rows 1 – 2 for K2, p2 rib.

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9. 8. 1½. 92. SC 29612-0229 For more ideas & inspiration - www. work in pattern to end of row–66 (72. 98) sts for Right Front on holder. p2 rib throughout. work in pattern to end of row. 42) sts. 82. 42. 32) sts. 28.O. 9½. Next Row (Dec): Work across 14 band sts. 28. 10. end by working a wrong side row. 5. work in K2. 3. Working on these * 34 (36. 13. 46) sts. Next Row (Right Side): Work across 14 band sts. bind off next 20 (20. 92. 8. 88) sts. work in pattern as established to 2 sts before marker. 10½)” end by working a wrong side row. 10) sts. Box 12229 Greenville. 84. place remaining 70 (78. 6. 24. Sleeves (make 2) With smaller needles. and work K2. 84. 3¼)”. 3¼. 22) times more. 76. 98) sts from holder for Left Front to larger needles. 84. work in pattern as established across. 7. 28. 82. 10)”. place marker. work even until piece measures 1”. 9½. Work band sts for 2¾ (2¾. 7. 30. 5. Shape Sleeve Change to larger needles. and sts between markers in K2. 5) times more AND AT THE SAME TIME shape armhole as follows: dec 1 st at armhole edge every right side row 10 (12. 98. bind off 5 sts at neck edge twice–24 (26. 14. 46) sts. 134. bind off 2 sts at beginning of next 4 (6.redheart. 6. 134. 104. Slip sts to holder. end by working a wrong side row. 8. 7.CARDI Body With smaller needles. 40. 10) sts. 7) times–102 (107. 107.com . 114. p3 rib shaping sleeve by inc 1 st at the beginning and end of every right side row 5 (5. 102. 110) sts. 84. Work even until piece measures 4½ (4½. work to end of row–66 (72. 88) sts. 92.com www. end by working a wrong side row. end by working a wrong side row. 160) sts for Back. 40. 117) sts. Back Working on sts for Back only. 150) Back sts. 8) times–88 (92. Right Front Shape Armhole and Neck Slip 70 (78. 119. 98) sts from holder for Right Front to larger needles. 22. Work in K2. 10. 38. 131) sts. 8. 14. 38. 3. 12) rows. 14) times –38 (40. Continue even until piece measures 12 (12. 10) sts. 14. 10. 6. Work even until armhole measures 8½ (9. cast on 254 (282. place marker. 310. 3¼)”. 92. Work even until armhole measures 8 (8½.knittingtodaymag. Next Row: Cast on 4 sts over bound off sts from previous row. work across remaining 106 (114. 2)”. 98) sts for Left Front on holder. bind off 4 sts. Repeat Dec Row every other row 9 (11. 10. Shape Back Neck and Shoulders Next Row: Work across first 34 (36. Next Row (Buttonhole Row): Rib 5 sts. Next Row (Right Side): Inc 1 st in each purl rib across row–92 (97. 84. 10. bind off next 4 (6. 5) times more AND AT THE SAME TIME shape armhole as follows: dec 1 st every right side row at armhole edge 10 (12. Work even until armhole measures 8½ (9. 22) times more. ©2011 Coats & Clark P. 10) sts. 9½. 338. 14. Join yarn to right side at armhole edge and bind off first 4 (6. slip remaining 24 (26. 12. Work band sts for 2¾ (2¾. 98) sts for Right Front. 32) sts to holder. 16. cast on 74 (78. k2tog.com www. 5. 86. 82. 94) sts. 76. 10. k1. 7. p2 rib 1½ (1½.crochettoday. 14) times –38 (40. 16. 32) sts to holder. Slip sts to holder. work to end of row. p1 rib to end for left front band. 44. 30. Join yarn to remaining sts and repeat from *. Keeping first and last 14 sts in K1. 42. 8. 10. 92.” end by working a wrong side row. 42) sts. 12. then every 4th row 8 (8. Work in pattern as established and repeat Buttonhole Row every 2½” for 5 buttonholes AND AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 4” from beginning. p1 rib over first 14 sts for right front band. place remaining 70 (78. Join yarn to wrong side and bind off first 4 (6. 26) sts for back neck. slip remaining 24 (26. 126. Continue to dec 1 st before marker every other row other row 9 (11. 144. then dec 1 st at beginning and end of every right side row 5 (5. work across 110 (120. p2 rib across row to last 14 sts. change to larger needles. 30. 44. 14. 3¼. Divide for Front and Back Next Row: Work across first 70 (78. 5½)”. dec 1 st after marker. 15). Place sts on a holder. p1 rib. then every 4th row 8 (8. Left Front Shape Armhole and Neck Slip 70 (78. 2. 10½)” end by working a wrong side row Next Row (Right Side): Work across 14 band sts. 366) sts. Row 1 (Right Side): Work in K1. Next Row: Bind off 4 (6.

20. 20. 11½.20½ (21. 22)" 7¼ (7¾. 17 (18. Sew sleeve seams.com 12 (12. 22)" www. 18)" 8½ (9. Set in sleeves. SC 29612-0229 For more ideas & inspiration - www. 12. 10. mm = millimeters. 10. 8. 19. 24. Beginning at bind off edge. 24. 15)" 8½ (9. Sew in top of sleeve seam. tog = together. With wrong sides facing. Sew on buttons to BACK RIGHT FRONT correspond to buttonholes. 51½. use spare needle to * knit the first st from the front needle together with the first st from the back needle. 95.redheart.O. 56. Work even until piece measures 10 (10½. Bind off 4 sts at beginning of every row 12 times. 42 (47. 14. 17. Knit the next st from each needle in the same manner. 94. k = knit. 56. 61)" ©2011 Coats & Clark P. 25½)" Shape Cap LEFT FRONT of Next Row: Bind off 4 (6. 22½. 51½. cast on 26 sts. 8¾.knittingtodaymag.10) sts at the beginning next 2 rows–94 (95. 15)" 12 (12. St st = Stockinette stitch. 10. sew rib sts together for 2”. 14.111) sts. 13. 46. Art. 13½. 59) sts. sewing down rib along adjoining purl sts. Bind off remaining 42 (43. 61)" Abbreviations: Dec = decrease. 10½)" . find center 3 knit rib sts on right side of sleeve. FINISHING Join shoulders with 3-Needle Bind off as follows: Slip sts from first half onto knitting needle. 47. 10½)" 20½ (21. 5. Shoulder Pads (Make 2) With smaller needles.crochettoday. Sew in place. 5. st(s) = stitch(es). Work in St st until piece measures 2” end by working a wrong side row. 98. Weave in yarn ends. 22½. 25½)" LEFT FRONT BACK RIGHT FRONT 42 (47. E721 available in 4 oz (113 g). then bind off 1 st. 16. Make 6 pleats on either side of center pleat. Fasten off last st. inc = increase. RED HEART® “LusterSheen®”. 14. (13 pleats total). 335 yd (306 m) skeins. Bind off. 9¼)" SLEEVE 4½ (4½. 19. 9½. Repeat for back neck band. Dec 1 st at beginning and end of every right side row twice– 90 (91.com www. 13)”. 8¼. 99.com 17 (18. p = purl. 9½. Fold piece in half and sew cast on edge to bind off edge gathering slightly. Repeat from * until all sts have been bound off. 5½)" 12 (13. and points of both needles pointing to the right. 107) sts. end by working a wrong side row. * or ** = repeat whatever follows the * or ** as indicated. Box 12229 Greenville. 13. 15½)" 14½ (15. Make Pleats With right side facing.

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