Creative Knitting

TIGHT BODICE CARDIGAN

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SKILL LEVEL

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WHAT YOU'LL NEED

Yarn

9 (9, 10, 11, 11, 12) 50g balls

Twilleys Gorgeous DK

3 buttons

Needles

3.25mm knitting needles

4.00mm knitting needles

Tension

24 stitches by 30 rows to 10cm over reverse stocking stitch using 4mm needles.

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MEASUREMENTS

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STITCH GUIDE

Instructions in square brackets [ ] should be repeated the number of times given after the brackets.

BACK

Using 3.25mm needles, cast on 106 (110, 118, 122, 130, 134) sts.

Row 1: RS – K2, *P2, K2, rep from * to end.

Row 2: P2, *K2, P2, rep from

* to end.

These 2 rows form rib.

Work in rib for a further 6 rows, dec (inc, dec, inc, dec, inc) 1 st at end of last row and end with a WS row. 105 (111, 117, 123, 129, 135) sts.

Change to 4mm needles. Starting with a P row, work in rev st st for 10 rows, end with a WS row.

Dec 1 st at each end of next and every foll 6th row until 89 (95, 101, 107, 113, 119) sts rem. Cont straight until Back measures 25 (26, 26, 27, 27, 28) cm, end with a WS row.

Work in yoke patt as follows: Row

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