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Barra Cardigan Sizes XS-2XL PDF Knitting Pattern

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Contains:

  • Cm and Inches
  • A4 and US Letter
  • Sizes XS-2XL
  • Chart
  • Schematic

Pattern measurements: metric & inches
Pattern paper format: US letter & A4

Description

Elaborate spear cables run like a spine on the back of this long jacket before they are moved towards the shoulder at the top. At the front one cable follow the line along the v-neck. The sleeve has a spear cable running around it at the bottom, before the upper part is knitted in the round in stockinette stitch. The a-line cardigan is named Barra – Celtic for spear.

Sizes: XS (S, M, L, XL, 2XL) Finished Measurements: Bust: 84 (91, 98, 106, 116, 126) cm/33 (35.75, 38.5, 41.75, 45.75, 49.5)" Hip: 104 (112, 118, 126, 136, 146) cm/41 (44, 46.5, 49.5, 53.5, 57.5)" Length: 79.5 cm/31.25" Sleeve Length: 49 (50, 50, 51, 51, 52) cm/19.25 (19.75, 19.75, 20, 20, 20.5)"

Yarn: Hillesvåg, Hifa Sølje (100% pelt yarn, 350 m/383 yds, 100 g). The sample is knitted in Light Brown 2102: 4 (4.5, 4.5, 5, 5.5, 6) skeins: 1360 (1470, 1555, 1665, 1803, 1941) m/1487 (1607, 1700, 1820, 1971, 2122) yds.

Yarn alternatives: Cascade 220 Sport (100% wool, 50 g, 150 m/164 yds). Or another Sport/5 ply or Fingering/4 ply yarn.

Needles: 3 mm/US 2.5 circular needle (80 cm/32" and 40 cm/16"). 2.5 mm/US 1.5 circular needle (120 cm/48") for frontband. 3 mm/US 2.5 DPNs. Adjust needle size as needed to match gauge.

Notions: 10 buttons (15 mm/0.52"), stitch markers, stitch holders, cable needle and yarn needle.

Gauge: 24 sts and 34 rows/rnds in st st measures 10 cm/4" square.

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Materials you need at home:

  • Hillesvåg Ullvarefabrikk, Sølje pelsull in Light Brown 2102: 4 (4.5, 4.5, 5, 5.5, 6) skeins: 1360 (1470, 1555, 1665, 1803, 1941) m/1487 (1607, 1700, 1820, 1971, 2122) yds. Or another Sport/5 ply or Fingering/4 ply yarn.
  • 3 mm/US 2.5 circular needle (80 cm/32" and 40 cm/16"). 2.5 mm/US 1.5 circular needle (120 cm/48") for frontband. 3 mm/US 2.5 DPNs.
  • 10 buttons (15 mm/0.52")
  • Stitch markers, stitch holders, cable needle and yarn needle.