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Techniques to Knit a Mohair Cardigan

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Materials

  • 1 skein of Fashion Kid Light de Schachenmayr
  • 7 mm straight knitting needles
  • 1 stitch holders or waste yarn
  • Tapestry needle

How to knit the Mohair Cloud Cardi – One size –

1. Knit the back of the knitted mohair cardigan

We will start knitting from the bottom of the back side and go up to the shoulder area.

First, cast on 67 stitches and work 3 rows in elastic stitch 1×1. From the 4th row, we will start knitting Fisherman’s Rib Stitch. This is a type of stitch that comes out very fluffy, and the wrong side will look as pretty as the right, so you can decide which side you like best 😉.

You can learn to knit Fisherman’s Rib Stitch by following this video:

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You should knit until your piece measures about 50 cm from the base.

2. Knit the first front piece

At this point, we will divide our work, and we’ll separate stitches to create each of the front pieces and the base of the neckline. For this, knit 23 stitches (corresponding to one of the front sides) and place them into a stitch holder.

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Bind off the 21 middle stitches, which will be the base of the neckline and finally, knit until you reach the end of the row. You should have another 23 stitches in order to keep making the other front piece.

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Work those 23 stitches, the same rows that you made for the back, and finish with 3 rows using elastic stitch 1×1.

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3. Knit the second front piece

Resume the stitches on hold for the other front piece and knit in the same way as you did the first front.

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4. Polish the ends of the front pieces

Once you have knitted the two front pieces, pick up all the stitches along the borders of the front pieces and the neck in the following way: *pick up 4 stitches, skip 1 stitch*, until the end.

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When you have all the stitches, work 5 rows in 1×1 rib stitch and bind off all the stitches.

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5. Knit the sleeves

We will crochet the sleeves of our mohair stitch cardigan as separate pieces, and we will sew them to the body once they are finished.

To make the sleeves, cast on 67 stitches and work 68 rows in Fisherman’s Rib Stitch (or until the sleeve measures about 35 cm.).

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Next, we will knit some decreases to form the cuff of the knitted cardigan.

You should begin to knit these decreases in the odd row (the knit row).

Row 69. *kni2 2 sts together* until the end. You will get 33 sts.

Row 70. *purl 1 stitch, knit 1 stitch in English stitch* until end.

Row 71. *knit 3 sts, kni2 2 sts together* until the end. You will get 27 sts.

When you have finished with the decreases, work 15 rows in 1×1 rib stitch and on the 16th, bind off all the stitches.

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Crochet the other sleeve in the same way.

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Sew the sleeves to the body of the mohair cardigan

Once the two sleeves are finished, sew them to the body of the mohair cardigan.

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It’s that easy! In very little time you’ll have your mohair CLOUD CARDI ready to wear with pride.

How to make a Knitted Mohair Cardigan-CLOUD Cardi-Free Pattern and tutorial
How to make a Knitted Mohair Cardigan-CLOUD Cardi-Free Pattern and tutorial
How to make a Knitted Mohair Cardigan-CLOUD Cardi-Free Pattern and tutorial
How to make a Knitted Mohair Cardigan-CLOUD Cardi-Free Pattern and tutorial
How to make a Knitted Mohair Cardigan-CLOUD Cardi-Free Pattern and tutorial
How to make a Knitted Mohair Cardigan-CLOUD Cardi-Free Pattern and tutorial
How to make a Knitted Mohair Cardigan-CLOUD Cardi-Free Pattern and tutorial

One last warning, it’s so irresistible that each time you wear it, people are going to touch it and they’re going to ask you for it again and again! 😜

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