This sweater has a fuller bottom than the regular Cardigan. I used Snuggly Wuggly from Michaels and a G hook. Snuggly Wuggly is now my new favorite for making sweaters. Newborn size.
4 sts to the inch, and 2 rows to the inch.
Chain 36 Row 1: dc in 4th ch from hook and next 3 chs, 3 dc in next ch, dc in next 5 chs, 3 dc in next ch, dc in next 10 chs,3 dc in next ch, dc in next 5 chs, 3 dc in next ch, dc in last 5 chs. ch 2, turn.
rows 2-5: dc in each dc across putting 3dc in center dc of 3dc group below. Ch 2, turn.
Row 6 will form the armholes, if you don't know how to do that click here.
row 6: dc across to center of first 3dc group, ch 4, skip across to next 3dc, dc in center st and each st across to center st of 3rd dc group, ch4, skip to last 3dc put dc in center of 3dc group and across to end. ch 1, turn.
Row 7: SC across, ch 1, turn.
Row 8: *SC in next 2 STS, work 2 SC in next st* repeat *to* across. Ending with a SC in each of last 2 STs. Ch 2, turn
Row 9-19: DC across. ch 2, turn.
Row 20: sc across.
Trim: Chain 1, work sc up front edge, 3 sc in corner, sc around neck, 3 sc in corner, sc down left side placing buttonholes where you want, 3 sc in bottom corner, sc across bottom edge, put 2sc in last corner, join to first sc. join. finish off.
Sleeves Attach yarn at middle stitch underarm row 1-9: ch 2, dc in each st around. Join. row 10: ch 1, sc in each st around. Join, finish off.
2010 Kelly Kearney
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