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petra cardigan / Pam Allen

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Like the original pullover, the Petra cardigan is a charmer: All simple stitches, easy construction, and effortless style. Knitted in Lark and featuring a reversed version of Petra’s rib columned yoke and reverse stockinette in the body and longer, bracelet-length sleeves, this top-down raglan sweater looks good in any color and with anything.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS:

32 (34½, 37, 39½, 42, 44¾, 47¼, 49¾, 52¼, 54¾)" [81.5 (87.5, 94, 100.5, 106.5, 113.5, 120, 126.5, 132.5, 139) cm] bust circumference / shown in size 32" [81.5 cm] with 2" [5 cm] negative ease

YARN:

lark / gingerbread 120 / 7 (7, 8, 8, 8, 9, 9, 10, 11, 12) skeins 

NEEDLES:

32" circular in sizes US 6 and 7 [4 and 4.5 mm] / set dpns in sizes US 6 and 7 [4 and 4.5 mm]

GAUGE:

19 sts and 27 rows = 4" [10 cm] in reverse stockinette stitch with larger needles, after blocking

SKILLS REQUIRED:

Long-tail and backward loop cast ons (links provided); increasing, decreasing, working small circumferences in the round.

See the pullover version

Price:

Like the original pullover, the Petra cardigan is a charmer: All simple stitches, easy construction, and effortless style. Knitted in Lark and featuring a reversed version of Petra’s rib columned yoke and reverse stockinette in the body and longer, bracelet-length sleeves, this top-down raglan sweater looks good in any color and with anything.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS:

32 (34½, 37, 39½, 42, 44¾, 47¼, 49¾, 52¼, 54¾)" [81.5 (87.5, 94, 100.5, 106.5, 113.5, 120, 126.5, 132.5, 139) cm] bust circumference / shown in size 32" [81.5 cm] with 2" [5 cm] negative ease

YARN:

lark / gingerbread 120 / 7 (7, 8, 8, 8, 9, 9, 10, 11, 12) skeins 

NEEDLES:

32" circular in sizes US 6 and 7 [4 and 4.5 mm] / set dpns in sizes US 6 and 7 [4 and 4.5 mm]

GAUGE:

19 sts and 27 rows = 4" [10 cm] in reverse stockinette stitch with larger needles, after blocking

SKILLS REQUIRED:

Long-tail and backward loop cast ons (links provided); increasing, decreasing, working small circumferences in the round.

See the pullover version

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