|The Original Apple Cardigan (I later added another leaf, just because.)|
Materials: 1 oz. Caron Simply Soft or similar Category 4 worsted-weight yarn (completed cardigan weighs .7 oz., with one leaf and button attached)
Size G hook
One button, 5/8-7/8 inches in diameter
Gauge: 7 sts and 9 rows = 2 inches in sc
Ch 3; join with sl st to form ring.
Round 3: Ch 1, (sc in next st, 2 sc in next st) 6 times. Sl st to first sc. 18 sts.
Round 4: Ch 1, (2 sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts) 6 times. Sl st to first sc. 24 sts.
Round 5: Ch 1, (Sc in next 3 sts, 2 sc in next st) 6 times. Sl st to first sc. 30 sts.
Rounds 6-8: Ch 1, sc in ea st around. Sl st to first sc.
Rows 9-17: Ch 1, sc in ea st around; do not sl st to first sc. Turn work.
Row 18 (WS): Ch 1, sc in next 2 sts, sc2tog, (sc in 3 sts, sc2tog) 5 times. Sc in last st. Turn. 24 sts.
Row 19: Ch 1, (sc in 2 sts, sc2tog) 6 times. Turn. 18 sts.
Row 20: Ch 1, (sc in 1 st, sc2tog) 6 times. Turn. 12 sts.
Edging: Sl st across top (“neck”) edge of cardigan, at left corner ch 13 (or desired length) for button loop, sl st in same corner st, sl st in edge of ea row of front opening to beg of sl st round. Break off; weave in ends.
Leaf (optional): Make as many as desired, attaching to neck edge of apple wherever you wish.
|Anna's Grape Cardigans|
Row 3: Ch 3, dc in next 11 sts. Do not join; turn.
Work Rounds 1-3 as for smaller cardigan
Apple and Grape Cardigan patterns Copyright © 2012 Rebecca Harmon