Petra Pattern by Cocoknits

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Petra is seamless, knitted in one piece back and forth on size 11 needles… but it is not your typical cardigan. You cast on stitches only for the back and then add stitches to every row to create the diagonal front panels as you go. The points angle down in front and the waist is shaped for a flattering fit.

SKILLS NEEDED

General knitting skills plus KRL, KLL.

SIZE

small (medium, large, 1x, 2x, 3x)

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS

  • Bust: 34 (38, 42, 46, 50, 54)”
  • Length at center back: 20 (22, 24, 26, 27, 27.5)"

Front points hang down approximately 2" longer than back

MATERIALS

YARN OPTIONS

  • Two strands held together
    • 2 (2, 3, 3, 4, 4) skeins Shibui “Cima” (70% superbaby alpaca, 30% fine merino wool, 328 yds/50g)
    • 3 (3, 4, 4, 5, 5) skeins Shibui “Linen” (100% linen, 246 yds/50g); sample is Fjord Cima with graphite Linen, or
  • 625 (650, 750, 900, 1150, 1300) yards of yarn that gets gauge; to acheive the open looking fabric of sample, try holding two lace yarns together

NEEDLES

  • US 11 circ, 30" or longer 
  • dpns or long circ for Magic Loop (for sleeves)

NOTIONS

  • 4 st markers

GAUGE

12 sts and 16 rows = 4" square in St st. 


Category: cardigan, garment, knitting, summer

Type: patterns

Vendor: Cocoknits



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