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Paul Cardigan [EN]

Paul Cardigan [EN]

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The Paul cardigan is worked from the top down in stockinette stitch. First, the left and right shoulders are worked separately before being joined into a single piece. After that, stitches are picked up to work the back. Then, stitches are picked up again to work the right and left fronts. German Short Rows are used to ensure a comfortable fit at the shoulders. Once all the parts are completed, they are joined for knitting straight. Next, stitches are picked up to work the neckline in a 2x2 rib, worked back and forth, which is then sewn onto the place. Finally, the right and left front edges are worked in double knitting, and stitches are picked up to work the sleeves in the round.

The red cardigan in the photo is knitted in Cool wool by Lana Grossa & Pearl mohair by Majo Garn [col.0417]
The gray cardigan in the photo is knitted in Baby merino & Kid Silk by Garn Studio [col.cherry]

Sizes:

XS / S / M / L / XL / 2XL / 3XL
The Paul Cardigan has an oversized fit and is designed to have approx. 25 cm [9¾ in] of positive ease with slightly reduced ease in larger sizes, to ensure a more comfortable fit. This means the garment's measurements will be approx. 25 cm [9¾ in] larger than your actual bust circumference.

The sizes XS / S / M / L / XL / 2XL / 3XL are designed to fit a bust circumference of 80-85 / 85-90 / 90-95 / 95-100 / 100-110 /110-120 / 120-130 cm [31½-33½ / 33½-35½ / 35½-37½ / 37½-39½ / 39½-43¼ / 43¼-47¼ / 47¼-51¼ in].

Before you begin, measure yourself to determine the right size. For example, if your bust circumference is 90 cm [35 in], you should knit a size M. If you are between sizes, choose the size based on how loose you prefer the sweater to fit. Using the diagram with the finished garment measurements can be a helpful reference when deciding which size to select.

Finished measurements:

Circumference:
110 / 115 / 120 / 125 / 132 / 137 / 143 cm
[43¼ / 45¼ / 47¼ / 49¼ / 52 / 54 / 56¼ in]
Length:
50 / 54 / 55 / 58 / 60 / 63 / 65 cm
[ 19¾ / 21¼ / 21¾ / 22¾ / 23½ / 24¾ / 25½ in]

Suggested yarn:

Worked with two strands held together:
400 / 450 / 450 / 500 / 500 / 550 / 600 / 650 g Pernilla by Filcolana 50 g = 175 m [191 yds] or All Day by Gepard Garn 50 g = 175 m [191 yds] or Fine Merino by Majo Garn 50 g = 175 m [191 yds] or 450 / 500 / 550 / 550 / 600 / 650-700 / 700-750 g Cool Wool by Lana Grossa 50 g = 160 m [175 yds].
held together with
125 / 150 / 150 / 175 / 175 / 200 / 200-225 g Tilia by Filcolana 25 g = 210m [230 yds] or Kid Seta by Gepard Garn 25 g = 210m [230 yds] or Pearl Mohair by Majo Garn 25 g = 210m [230 yds] or Silkhair by Lana Grossa 25 g = 210m [230 yds].

Suggested needles:

Circular needles:
3 mm [US 2½] 80 or 100 cm [32 or 40 in]
3.5 mm [US 4] 80 or 100 cm [32 or 40 in]
4 mm [US 6] 40, and 80 or 100 cm [16, and 32 or 40 in]
5 mm [US 8] 80 or 100 cm [32 or 40 in]
Double-pointed needles:
3 mm [US 2½]
3.5 mm [US 4] or long circular needles for the Magic Loop technique.

Gauge:

After washing and blocking:
22 sts x 31 rows = 10 x 10 cm [4 x 4 in] in stockinette stitch on 4 mm [US 6] needles.
24 sts x 31 rows = 10 x 10 cm [4 x 4 in] in double knitting on 3 mm [US 2½] needles.
26 sts x 36 rows = 10 x 10 cm [4 x 4 in] in 2 x 2 rib on 3 mm [US 2½] needles.

Please make sure to knit a swatch. Ensure that your swatch gauge matches the given one. If you cannot achieve the required gauge using the suggested needles, adjust your needle size to reach the correct gauge.

Notions:

Stitch markers, extra yarn or stitch holders, tapestry needle, 3 or 4 x buttons (ø = 23-25 mm).

Difficulty:

ADVANCED ★★★★☆
You can read more about the difficulty levels here.

Pattern language:

English

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Paul Cardigan in gray color, showcasing its deep V-neck and button-up design, knitted with wool and mohair blend yarn
Close-up of the Paul Cardigan's drop shoulders, displaying the pattern's modern aesthetic, knitted in DK 11wpi yarn
Close-up of the Paul Cardigan's drop shoulders, displaying the pattern's modern aesthetic, knitted in DK 11wpi yarn