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Snow Daisies Cardigan Pattern
This free pattern originally published in: America at Work and Play

Flowers sprinkled over a heavy cardigan for outdoors. Plenty of room for a sweater underneath.
MATERIALS:
CHADWICK'S RED HEART KNITTING WORSTED (1 oz. balls or 2 oz. skeins). Size 14—18 oz. Size 16—19 oz. Size 18—21 oz.
Size 20—22 oz.

1 ball of light contrasting color and a few yards of dark contrasting color for embroidery for each size.
Clark's O.N.T. Knitting Pins, 1 pair No. 6 and 1 pair No. 4.
9 buttons.

MEASUREMENTS FOR BLOCKING:
Bust
Length from shoulder to lower edge

14

16

35½"

37½"

20"

20"

17½"

18½"

17½"

18½"

13"

13"

17½"

17½"

14"

14½"

14

16

106 sts

110 sts

13"

13"

4 sts

5 sts

Across back at underarm

Across each front at underarm
Side seam
Sleeve seam
Across sleeve at upperarm
GAUGE: 5½ sts make 1 inch; 7 rows make 1 inch on reverse stockinette st; on ribbing, 8 rows make 1 inch.
Sizes
BACK ... With No. 4 needles cast on
1st row: K 2, p 2 alternately across end-ing with k 2. 2nd row: P 2, k 2 alter-nately across ending with p 2.
Repeat these 2 rows alternately until piece measures
To Shape Armholes: Bind off at begin-ning of next 2 rows

Dec 1 st at end of each row until there remain

84 sts

86 sts

7"

7"

27 sts

28 sts

30 sts

30 sts

52 sts

55 sts

1st row: Purl

22 sts

24 sts

k 6, purl

18 sts

19 sts

2nd row: P 2, k 2, p 2, knit

18 sts

19 sts

p 6, knit

22 sts

24 sts

19 sts

21 sts

Work straight until piece measures from 1st row of armhole shaping
Bind off in ribbing for shoulder
Insert marker in work. Bind off for back of neck the next

Insert another marker in work and bind off the remaining sts for other shoulder (stitches for back of neck will be
picked up between markers).

LEFT FRONT … With No. 6 needles cast on

k 2, p 2, k 2 (front border).

3rd to 6th rows incl: Repeat 1st and 2nd rows alternately. 7th row: Purl

then k 3, slip 3 sts onto a double-pointed needle and hold in front of work, k the next 3 sts, then k the sts from
the double-pointed needle, k 3, purl

15 sts

16 sts

8th row: P 2, k 2, p 2, knit

15 sts

16 sts

p 12, knit

19 sts

21 sts

9th row: Purl

19 sts

21 sts

k 12, purl

15 sts

16 sts

16 sts

18 sts

12 sts

13 sts

14th row: P 2, k 2, p 2, knit

12 sts

13 sts

p 6, k 6, p 6, knit

16 sts

18 sts

15th row: Purl

16 sts

18 sts

then k 2, p 2, k 2.

k 2, p 2, k 2.
10th, 11th and 12th rows: Repeat 8th, 9th and 8th rows respectively.
13th row: Purl
k 3, slip the next 3 sts onto a double-pointed needle and hold in back of work, k the next 3 sts, then p the 3 sts
from the double-pointed needle; slip the next 3 sts onto a double-pointed needle and hold in front of work, p the
next 3 sts, then k the sts from the double-pointed needle, k 3, purl

k 2, p 2, k 2.

12 sts

k 6, p 6, k 6, purl

13 sts

k 2, p 2, k 2.
16th, 17th and 18th rows: Repeat 14th, 15th and 14th rows respectively. 19th row: Purl

16 sts

18 sts

12 sts

13 sts

20th row: P 2, k 2, p 2, knit

12 sts

13 sts

p 3, k 12, p 3, knit

16 sts

18 sts

21st row: Purl

16 sts

18 sts

k 3, p 12, k 3, purl

12 sts

13 sts

16 sts

18 sts

12 sts

13 sts

slip next 3 sts onto double-pointed needle and hold in back of work, k the next 3 sts, then p the sts from the
double- pointed needle, p 6, slip the next 3 sts onto double-pointed needle and hold in front of work, p the next 3
sts, then k the sts from the double-pointed needle, purl

k 2, p 2, k 2.

k 2, p 2, k 2.
22nd, 23rd and 24th rows: Repeat 20th, 21st and 20th rows respectively. 25th row: Purl
slip next 3 sts onto double-pointed needle and hold in front of work, k the next 3 sts, k the 3 sts from the doublepointed needle, p 6, slip the next 3 sts onto double-pointed needle and hold in back of work, k the next 3 sts,
then k the sts from the double-pointed needle, purl
k 2, p 2, k 2.

26th to 30th rows incl: Repeat 14th to 18th rows incl. 31st row: Purl

slip next 3 sts onto double-pointed needle and hold in front of work, k the next 3 sts, k the sts from the doublepointed needle, slip the next 3 sts onto double-pointed needle and hold in back of work, k the next 3 sts, k the
sts from the double-pointed needle, purl

19 sts

21 sts

15 sts

16 sts

22 sts

24 sts

18 sts

19 sts

13"

13"

41 sts

42 sts

17 sts

18 sts

24 sts

24 sts

k 2, p 2, k 2.

32nd to 36th rows incl: Same as 8th to 12th rows incl. 37th row: Purl

slip the next 3 sts onto double-pointed needle and hold in front of work, k the next 3 sts, k the sts from the
double-pointed needle, purl
k 2, p 2, k 2.
Repeat 2nd to 37th rows incl for pattern until piece measures in all
To Shape Armhole: Bind off 6 sts at underarm once. Dec 1 st at underarm edge every other row until there
remain
Work straight in pattern until piece measures 5½ inches from 1st row of armhole shaping ending at front edge.
Bind off for neck
Work straight over remaining

until 4 patterns in all have been completed. Then repeat 2nd and 1st rows alternately until piece measures from
1st row of armhole shaping

7"

7"

1"

1"

82 sts

82 sts

58 sts

62 sts

98 sts

100 sts

17½"

17½"

6 sts

7 sts

Bind off remaining sts for shoulder.

RIGHT FRONT … Work to corre-spond with Left Front, reversing shapings and making a buttonhole when piece
measures
and thereafter every 2¼ inches until 8 buttonholes have been made (9th button-hole is made in Neckband).
To make a buttonhole, starting at front edge, k 2, p 2 tog, O, k 2.
NECKBAND … Sew shoulder seams. With right side facing and No. 4 needles, pick up around neck edge
Work in ribbing of p 2, k 2, making a buttonhole in line with previous button-holes when band measures ½ inch.
Con-tinue until band measures ¾ inch. Bind off in ribbing.
SLEEVES … With No. 4 needles cast on
Work in ribbing of k 2, p 2, until piece measures 1½ inches. Now inc 1 st at both ends of every 5th row until
there are on needle
Work straight until piece measures in all
To shape top, bind off at beginning of next 2 rows

Dec 1 st at end of each row until there remain

56 sts

56 sts

16 sts

16 sts

Bind off 4 sts at beginning of next 10 rows. Bind off remaining

Block to measurements given. Sew under-arm and sleeve seams. Sew in sleeves. Sew buttons on left front to
correspond with buttonholes on right front. Em-broider flowers with lazy daisy stitches and French knots as in
illustration.
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