Unity is a wonderfully cozy open-front cardigan that invites you to snuggle up in it during the colder seasons. It’s knit from the top down, starting with the shawl collar, which is knit at the same time as the body - no picking up of stitches here later!

 

Raglan increases gently shape the yoke before you separate the sleeves and the body. Sleeves are picked up after finishing the body and knit to a 3/4 length. Pockets are set in while you knit the body, so that you only pick them up at the end to work the pocket linings.

 

The shawl collar, cuffs, hem and pockets all feature an easy-to-memorize zig-zag stitch which pops beautifully against the stockinette fabric of the body.

 

Originally designed for and featured in Making Stories Issue 4

 

SIZES

1 (2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8) 

 

Finished bust circumference: 120 (128.5, 137.25, 145.5, 153.75, 162.75, 171, 180) cm / 47.25 (50.5, 54, 57.25, 60.5, 64, 67.25, 71)” recommended to be worn with approx. 44 cm / 17” positive ease at the bust.

 

YARN

Erika Knight British Blue 100 (100% pure British Bluefaced Leicester wool; 220 metres / 240 yards per 100 g)

1052 (1143, 1325, 1404, 1509, 1646, 1797, 1920) metres / 1150 (1250, 1450, 1535, 1650, 1800, 1965, 2100) yards

 

Sample shown is knit in colourway Clarissa. Model Lena wears a size 7 with 48 cm / 19” of positive ease.

 

GAUGE

22 sts x 33 rows = 10 x 10 cm / 4 x 4” (knit flat, in stockinette stitch, after blocking)

30 sts x 29 rows = 10 x 10 cm / 4 x 4” (knit flat, in Zig- Zag stitch, after blocking)

 

NEEDLES

US 6 / 4.0 mm 32”/80cm and 32”/60cm circular needles

US 6 / 4.0 mm DPNs or 16"/40 cm circular needles

(or needle size to obtain gauge)

 

TOOLS

Blocking tools (blocking mats, t-pins, blocking wires), crochet hook, tapestry needle, scrap yarn, stitch holder (qty 2 or 4), stich markers (qty 10), tape measure

 

 

CONTRIBUTORS

• Photography, Hair & Make-up: Melinda Dela Costa 
• Model: Lena Zinser 
• Tech Editing: Marina Skua & Jessica Schwab 
• Graphic Design: Camille Romano

Unity PDF Pattern

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  • In purchasing this product you will receive a .pdf pattern for the pictured item so that you may knit them up yourself, not the actual finished item.