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The gorgeous Sandia Jacket is sure to be a timeless addition to your closet. This lightweight, yet warm jacket is perfect for year-round wear and looks great dressed up or worn casually.
This easy knit cardigan pattern has a flattering blazer-style construction with a wide neck and two pretty buttons. The mix of red, pink, cream, and green fibers make this jacket a beautiful choice for any occasion.
Knitting Needle Size10.5 or 6.5 mm, Circular Knitting Needles
Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)
- Yarn: Mythic (57% Merino, 43% Super Fine Alpaca; 100 g/164 yds.) 4(4, 5, 5) skeins. Shown in Vintage.
- Needles: Size 10 ½ straight & circular needles
- Notions: Stitch holders, Stitch Marker, Tapestry needles, 2 – 1 1/8” (28 mm) buttons
S (M, L, XL)
18 sts x 22 rows=4” in St st on size 10½ needle or size to obtain gauge. Be sure to check your gauge before you begin.
Chest: 34 (38, 42, 48)”
Underarm Length: 11 (12, 13, 14)”
Armhole Length: 8 (8½, 9, 9½)”
Overall Length: 19 (20½, 22, 22½)”
Sleeve Length: 11 (12, 13, 14)”
Basketweave Stitch (Multiple of 8 + 3)
Row 1: knit
Row 2:k4, p3,*k5,p3;rep from* to last 4 sts, k4
Row 3:p4,k3,*p5,k3;rep from *to last 4 sts,p4
Row 4:rep row 2
Row 6:p3,*k5,p3;rep from *to end
Row 7:k3,*p5,k3;rep from *to end
Row 8:rep row 6
Rep these 8 rows
CO 67 (75,83, 91) sts and work Basketweave pattern 3 times. Next change to St st, then starting with 1" St st row dec 1st ea side every 14 (12,14,12) rows 2 (3, 3,3) times until back measures 11(12,13, 14t from beg.
BO 4 sts at the beg of the next 2 rows- PM in center of 1" BO row. Next BO 2 sts at the beg of the foil 2 rows, then dec 1st ea side every other row 5 times- 41(47, 55,63) sts rem, then work even until back measures 8 (8.9, 9)" from marker, next work across 12 (14, 16,18) sts and place on st holder, work across rem sts; next row work across 12 (14,16,18) sts and place on stitch holder; next dec 1st ea side every row twice, then BO all rem sts.
CO 31(35, 39,45) sts, work Basketweave Pattern 3 times, at the same time inc 1stat the beg of the next 5 RS rows, then work even until Basketweave pattern is completed. Next change to St st and dec 1st at the beg of the next WS row, then every 14 (12,14,12) row 2 (3,3,3) times. At the same time k the last st of ea purl row; also once 4 (4, 6,6) rows of St st have been worked work the 1" buttonhole
-next RS row k3, 803 sts then work across rem sts. Next row purl to BO sts and CO 3 sts,p2 sts,k last st. Then work 14 (14,16, 16) rows even and work the next 2 buttonhole rows foil by 2 (2,4,4) rows worked even.
SHAPE NECK AND ARMHOLE
Place Marker at the beg of the next RS row and Dec 1st at the beg of the next 5 (5, 6,7) RS rows; then at the beg of a R5 rows dec 1st every 4 row until12 (14,16,18) sts rem. At the same time once the RF measures 11(12, 13,14t from beg, BO 4 sts at the Beg of the next WS rows- PM in the center of this row; then dec 2 sts at the beg of the foil WS row, next dec 1st at the beg of the next 5 WS rows; then work even until armhole measures 8 (8.9, 9 )" from PM and 12 (14,16,18) sts rem. Place all rem sts on st holder.
CO 31(35,39,45) sts,work Basketweave Pattern 3 times-at the same time inc 1st at the beg of the next 5 WS rows, then work Basketweave patt even until worked 3 times. Once Basketweave patt is completed beg St st working a k sts the the beg of ea prow. At the same time starting with the 1" knit row dec 1st at the beg of a knit row ever 12 (14,12,14) rows 2 (3,3,3) times then
work even until 24 (24, 30,30) rows are completed.
SHAPE NECK & ARMHOLE
PM at the beg of next WS row and Dec 1st at the beg of the next WS row 5 (5, 6,7) times; then at the beg of a WS row dec 1st every 4 row until12 (14,16,18) sts rem. At the same time once LF measures 11(12,13,14)" from the beg,80 4 sts at the beg of the next RS row-PM in the center of this row; then dec 2 sts at the beg of the foil RS row; next dec 1stat the beg of the next 5 RS rows; then work even until armhole measures 8 (8.9, 9 )" from PM and 12 (14,16,18) sts rem.Place all rem sts on st holder.
CO 35 (40,48,53) sts and work Basketweave pattern 3 times;then change to St st; starting with the 1st row of St st inc 1st ea side every 6 (6,8,8) rows 5 (6, 5,6) times- 45 (52, 58,65) sts rem; work even until sleeve measures 11(12,13,14}" from beg.
SHAPE ARM CAP
BO 4 sts at the beg of the next 2 rows (PM in center of 151 BO row); next BO 2 sts at the beg of the foil 2 rows; then dec 1st ea side every other row 5 times; then work even for 6 rows; next dec
1st ea side every other row 4 (4,6,8) times; then dec 1st ea side every row 3 (5, 5, 5) times;then BO 3 (3,4,4) sts at the beg ofthe foil 2 rows;then BO all rem sts.
Using the 3 needle BO, bind together the shoulder seams, then using a whipstitch attach sleeves;next sew sleeve and side seams.
With circular needle and wrong side facing beg at PM at the LF and pick up stitches around neck to PM on the RF, work Basketweave patt 2 times,dec 1st ea side every row,then loosely BO aII sts.
Next sew on buttons and enjoy.
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