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CARDIGAN WITH ROUND NECK AND

RAGLAN SET IN SLEEVES
MEASUREMENTS
Months 0 3 6 9
To Fit Chest cm 35 40 45 50
ins 14 16 18 20
Actual Size (at underarm)
cm 43 48 55 60
ins 17 19 22 24
Garment Length (approx) cm 22 25 28 31
ins 9 10 11 12½
Sleeve Length (approx) cm 11 13 16 19
ins 4½ 5 6½ 7½
WARNING
Use only the yarn specifed. Other yarns are likely to produce
different results.
SHEPHERD YARN REQUIRED
COLOUR 4 ME 8 PLY 50g balls
One Colour Garment (4950) 3 3 4 5
Multi Colour Garment
1st Colour (C1-4953) 1 2 2 2
2nd Colour (C2-4951) 1 1 2 2
3rd Colour (C3-4950) 1 2 2 2
Quantities are approximate as they can vary between knitters.
Check the ball bands to ensure all yarn is from the same dye lot.
NEEDLES AND EXTRAS
1 pair 4.00mm (UK 8) (USA 6) Knitting Needles or size needed to give
correct tension. 1 Stitch Holder; A Wool Needle for sewing up.
TENSION
22 sts and 30 rows to 10 cm over stocking st, using 4.00mm
Needles.
To work a 15 cm x 15 cm tension square, use 4.00mm Needles,
cast on 33 sts.
Work 44 rows stocking st. Cast off loosely.
Please check your tension carefully. If less sts use smaller needles,
if more sts use bigger needles.

NOTE – Instructions are given for Multi Colour Garment. If
working in one colour only, follow instructions as given for
Multi Colour Garment, working in one colour only throughout.
BACK
Using 4.00mm Needles and C1, cast on 50 (54-62-70) sts.
1st row – K2, * P2, K2, rep from * to end.
2nd row – P2, * K2, P2, rep from * to end.
Rep 1st and 2nd rows twice, dec (inc-inc-dec) one st at
centre of last row … 49 (55-63-69) sts, 6 rows rib in all.
Beg Stripe Patt -
Work in stocking st stripes of 2 rows C2, 2 rows C3 and
2 rows C1.
Last 6 rows form stripe patt.
Work a further 28 (34-40-46) rows stripe patt, ending with
2 rows C3 … 34 (40-46-52) rows stripe patt in all.
SHAPE ARMHOLES –
Keeping stripe patt correct, cast off 2 sts at beg of next
2 rows … 45 (51-59-65) sts.
Dec one st at each end of next row, then in every foll alt row
until 39 (43-51-57) sts rem.
Work 21 (21-25-27) rows stripe patt without shaping.
SHAPE SHOULDERS –
Keeping patt correct, cast off 4 (5-7-8) sts at beg of next
2 rows, then 5 (6-7-9) sts at beg of foll 2 rows.
Leave rem 21 (21-23-23) sts on a stitch holder for
Neckband.
SS543
Shepherd Colour 4 me Bk
ti071
ti072
Gusset
Cast off edge
markers
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Intermediate knitting
LEFT FRONT
Using 4.00mm Needles and C1, cast on 23 (27-31-35) sts.
1st row – K2, * P2, K2, rep from * to last st, K1.
2nd row – P3, * K2, P2, rep from * to end.
Rep 1st and 2nd rows twice, inc 1 (0-0-0) st/s in centre of
last row … 24 (27-31-35) sts.
Beg Stripe Patt – Work stripe patt as for Back until work
measures same as Back to beg of armhole shaping, ending
with 2 rows C3.
SHAPE ARMHOLE –
Keeping stripe patt correct, cast off 2 sts at beg of next row
… 22 (25-29-33) sts.
Dec one st at armhole edge in every foll alt row until 19 (21-
25-29) sts rem.
Work 10 (10-14-14) rows stripe patt without shaping.
SHAPE NECK –
Keeping stripe patt correct, cast off 4 (4-5-5) sts at beg of
next row … 15 (17-20-24) sts.
Dec one st at neck edge in every row 3 times, then in every
foll alt row until 9 (11-14-17) sts rem.
Work 1 row stripe patt.
SHAPE SHOULDER –
Keeping stripe patt correct, cast off 4 (5-7-8) sts at beg of
next row.
Work 1 row stripe patt.
Cast off rem 5 (6-7-9) sts.
RIGHT FRONT
Using 4.00mm Needles and C1, cast on 23 (27-31-35) sts.
1st row – K3, * P2, K2, rep from * to end.
2nd row – P2, * K2, P2, rep from * to last st, P1.
Rep 1st and 2nd rows twice, inc 1 (0-0-0) st/s in centre of
last row … 24 (27-31-35) sts.
Beg Stripe Patt – Work stripe patt as for Back until work
measures same as Back to beg of armhole shaping, ending
with 2 rows C3.
Work 1 row stripe patt.
SHAPE ARMHOLE –
Keeping stripe patt correct, cast off 2 sts at beg of next row
… 22 (25-29-33) sts.
Dec one st at armhole edge in next row, then in every foll alt
row until 19 (21-25-29) sts rem.
Work 9 (9-13-13) rows stripe patt without shaping.
SHAPE NECK –
Keeping stripe patt correct, cast off 4 (4-5-5) sts at beg of
next row … 15 (17-20-24) sts.
Work 1 row stripe patt.
Dec one st at neck edge in every row 3 times, then in every
foll alt row until 9 (11-14-17) sts rem.
Work 2 rows stripe patt without shaping.
SHAPE SHOULDER –
Keeping stripe patt correct, cast off 4 (5-7-8) sts at beg of
next row.
Work 1 row stripe patt.
Cast off rem 5 (6-7-9) sts.
SLEEVES
Using 4.00mm Needles and C3, cast on 26 (30-30-30) sts.
Work 6 rows rib as for lower band of Back, inc (dec-dec-
inc) one st at centre of last row … 27 (29-29-31) sts.
Beg Stripe Patt –
Commencing with 2 rows C2, work in stripe patt as for
Back, AT SAME TIME inc one st at each end of 3rd row,
then in every foll alt (alt-alt-4th) row until there are 31 (33-
37-51) sts, then in every foll 4th (4th-4th-6th) row until there
are 39 (43-49-53) sts.
Work 7 (9-7-7) rows stripe patt without shaping, ending with
2 rows C3.
SHAPE TOP –
Keeping stripe patt correct, cast off 2 sts at beg of next
2 rows … 35 (39-45-49) sts.
Dec one st at each end of next row, then in every foll alt row
until 29 (31-37-41) sts rem.
Work 1 row stripe patt.
Cast off 5 (5-6-7) sts at beg of next 4 rows.
Cast off rem 9 (11-13-13) sts loosely.
NECKBAND
Using wool needle and mattress st seam, join shoulder
seams. With right side facing, using 4.00mm Needles and
C1, knit up 16 (16-17-19) sts evenly along right side of
neck, knit across sts from back stitch holder – dec one st
at centre, knit up 16 (16-17-19) sts evenly along left side of
neck … 52 (52-56-60) sts.
1st row – P3, * K2, P2, rep from * to last st, P1.
2nd row – K3, * P2, K2, rep from * to last st, K1.
Rep 1st and 2nd rows twice, then 1st row once … 7 rows rib
in all.
Cast off loosely in rib.
LEFT FRONT BAND
With right side facing, 4.00mm Needles and C3, knit up
48 (56-64-72) sts evenly along side edge of Neckband and
Left Front edge.
Work 3 rows rib as for Neckband.
Sizes 0 and 6 months only –
4th row – K3, * yrn, P2tog, (K2, P2) 2 (3) times, yon, K2tog,
(P2, K2) 2 (3) times, rep from * to last 5 sts, yrn, P2tog,
K3 … 5 buttonholes.
Sizes 3 and 9 months only –
4th row – K3, * yrn, P2tog, K2, (P2, K2) (2-3) times,
rep from * to last 5 sts, yrn, P2tog, K3 … 5 buttonholes.
All sizes –
Work 3 rows rib … 7 rows rib in all.
Cast off loosely in rib.
RIGHT FRONT BAND
With right side facing, using 4.00mm Needles and C3,
knit up 48 (56-64-72) sts evenly along Right Front edge
and side edge of Neckband.
Work 7 rows rib as for Neckband.
Cast off loosely in rib.
BUTTONS (make 2 in C1 and 3 in C2)
Using 4.00mm Needles, cast on one st.
1st row – (K1, P1, K1, P1) all into st … 4 sts.
2nd row – Purl.
3rd row – Knit.
4th row – Purl.
5th row – Sl 2, K2tog, p2sso … one st.
Fasten off, leaving a long length of yarn to sew button in
place. Form into a ball shape and use end to sew to Right
Front Band.
MAKE UP
Using wool needle and mattress st seam, join side
and sleeve seams, matching stripes. Sew in sleeves.
Sew on buttons, alternating colours. Sew in all ends.