Brooke Scalloped Cardigan

Brooke is worked sideways and expertly combines small and larger scallop motifs to create a layered look. Finished off with a darker color on the edges, this cardigan is a polished addition to your spring closet.

Skill Level: Intermediate

Size: Finished Bust Size 32 (36, 40, 44)” / [81 (92, 102, 112) cm]

Shown in Size 36”.

Gauge: 17.5 sts and 16 rows = 4” [10 cm] in Small Scallop Stitch

26 sts and 16 rows (8 sc rows and 8 dc rows) = 4” [10 cm] in Sleeve Stitch.

Materials

Light weight yarnYarn: Cascade Yarns Anchor Bay (50% Cotton, 50% Superwash Merino Wool; 262 yards [240 meters]/100 grams): 007 Blue Bell (MC, 6 (7, 7, 8) balls)

Knit Picks Palette (100% Peruvian Highland Wool; 231 yards [211 meters]/50 grams): 1981 Whirlpool (CC, 1 ball; optional darker color)

Hooks: US size F (4.5 mm).

Notions: Tapestry needle, removable stitch markers or safety pins.

Abbreviations

FPdc: Front Post Double Crochet.

Special Stitches

Small Scallop ([Whole Scallop – multiple of 10 sts / Half Scallop – multiple of 5 sts] + 1)

Ch 31 for swatch.

Row 1 (RS): Ch 3 (count as a dc), 3 dc in 4th ch from hook, ch 1, sk 3 ch, sc in next ch, *ch 5, sk 1 ch, sc in next ch, ch 1, sk 3 ch, 7 dc in next ch, ch 1, sk 3 ch, sc in next ch; rep from * across, ending with ch 5, sk 1 ch, sc in next ch, ch 1, sk 3 ch, 4 dc in last ch. Turn.

Row 2 (WS): Ch 4 (count as a dc and a ch-1 sp), [dc in next dc, ch 1] 3 times, sc in next ch-5 sp, *ch 1, [dc in next dc, ch 1] 7 times, sc in next ch-5 sp; rep from * across, ending with [ch 1, dc in next dc] 4 times. Turn.

Row 3: Ch 1, sc in first dc, ch 2, sc in next ch-1 sp, [ch 3, sc in next ch-1 sp] twice, *ch 3, sk 2 ch-1 sp, sc in next ch-1 sp, [ch 3, sc in next ch-1 sp] 5 times; rep from * across, ending with ch 3, sk 2 ch-1 sp, sc in next ch-1 sp, [ch 3, sc in next ch-1 sp] twice, ch 2, sc in last ch-1 sp. Turn.

Row 4: Ch 4 (count as a hdc and a ch-2 sp), [FPdc in next dc, ch 2] twice, *dc in next ch-3 sp, ch 2, sk 1 dc, [FPdc in next dc, ch 2] 5 times; rep from * across, ending with dc in next ch-3 sp, ch 2, sk 1 dc, [FPdc in next dc, ch 2] twice, hdc in last sc. Turn.

Row 5: *Ch 5, sc in next ch-2 sp, ch 1, sk 2 FPdc, 7 dc in next dc, ch 1, sk 2 ch-2 sp, sc in next ch-2 sp; rep from * across, ending with ch 2, dc in last hdc. Turn.

Row 6: Ch 1, sc in first dc, *ch 1, [dc in next dc, ch 1] 7 times, sc in next ch-5 sp; rep from * across. Turn.

Row 7: Ch 3 (count as a ch-3 sp), sk 1 ch-1 sp, sc in next ch-1 sp, *[ch 3, sc in next ch-1 sp] 5 times**, ch 3, sk 2 ch-1 sp, sc in net ch-1 sp; rep from * across, ending last rep at **, ch 1, hdc in next sc. Turn.

Row 8: Ch 5 (count as a dc and a ch-2 sp), *sk 1 dc, [FPdc in next dc, ch 2] 5 times, dc in next ch-3 sp**, ch 2; rep from * across, ending last rep at **. Turn.

Row 9: Ch 3 (count as a dc), 3 dc in first dc, ch 1, sk 2 ch-2 sp, sc in next ch-2 sp, *ch 5, sc in next ch-2 sp, ch 1, sk 2 ch-2 sp, 7 dc in next dc, ch 1, sk 2 ch-2 sp, sc in next ch-2 sp**; rep from * across, ending with ch 5, sc in next ch-2 sp, ch 1, 4 dc in last dc. Turn.

Rows 10-12: Rep Rows 2-4.

Big Scallop Right Side

Row 1 (RS): Ch 1, sc in dc from previous row, *[ch 5, sk 1 ch-2 sp, sc in next ch-2 sp] twice, ch 1, sk 2 ch-2 sp, 7 dc in next dc, ch 1, sk 2 ch-2 sp, sc in next ch-2 sp, ch 5, sk 1 ch-2 sp, sc in next ch-2 sp, ch 5, sk 1 ch-2 sp, sc in next dc; rep from * until desired number of Big Scallops worked, ending with [ch 5, sk 1 ch-2 sp, sc in next ch-2 sp] twice, ch 1, sk 2 ch-2 sp, 4 dc in next dc. Turn.

Row 2 (WS): Ch 4, [dc in next dc, ch 1] 3 times, sc in next ch-5 sp, *[ch 5, sc in next ch-5 sp] 3 times, ch 1, [dc in next dc, ch 1] 7 times, sc in next ch-5 sp; rep from * across, ending with ch 5, sc in next ch-5 sp, ch 2, dc in last sc. Turn.

Row 3: Ch 1, sc in first dc, ch 5, sc in next ch-5 sp, *ch 1, [dc in next dc, ch 2] 6 times, dc in next dc, ch 1, sc in next ch-5 sp, [ch 5, sc in next ch-5 sp] twice; rep from * across, ending with ch 1, [dc in next dc, ch 2] twice, dc in next dc. Turn.

Row 4: Ch 4, dc in next dc, ch 1, dc in net ch-2 sp, ch 1, dc in next dc, *ch 1, sc in next ch-5 sp, ch 5, sc in next ch-5 sp, ch 1, [dc in next dc, ch 1, dc in next ch-2 sp, ch 1] 6 times, dc in next dc; rep from * across, ending with ch 1, sc in next ch-5 sp, ch 2, dc in last sc. Turn.

Row 5: Ch 1, sc in first dc, *ch 1, [dc in next dc, ch 2] 12 times, dc in next dc, ch 1, sc in next ch-5 sp; rep from * across, ending with ch 1, [dc in next dc, ch 2] twice, dc in next dc. Turn.

Row 6: Ch 4 (count as dc and ch-1 sp), [FPdc in next dc, ch 2] twice, *[FPdc in next dc, ch 2] 13 times; rep from * across, ending with sc in last sc. Turn.

Row 7: Ch 1, sc in first sc, ch 5, sk 2 ch-2 sp, sc in next ch-2 sp, ch 5, sk 1 ch-2 sp, sc in next ch-2 sp, *ch 1, sk 2 ch-2 sp, 7 dc in next FPdc, ch 1, sk 2 ch-2 sp, sc in next ch-2 sp, [ch 5, sk 1 ch-2 sp, sc in next ch-2 sp] twice**, [ch 5, sk 1 ch-2 sp, sc in next ch-2 sp] 2 times; rep from * across, ending last rep at **, ch 2, dc in last ch-1 sp. Turn.

Row 8: [Ch 5, sc in next ch-5 sp] twice, *[ch 1, dc in next dc] 7 times, ch 1, sc in next ch-5 sp**, [ch 5, sc in next ch-5 sp] 3 times; rep from * across, ending last rep at **, ch 5, sc in next ch-5 sp, ch 2, dc in last sc. Turn.

Row 9: Ch 1, sc in first dc, ch 2, sc in next ch-5 sp, *ch 1, [dc in next dc, ch 2] 6 times, dc in next dc, ch 1, sc in next ch-5 sp**, [ch 5, sc in next ch-5 sp] 2 times; rep from * across, ending last rep at **, ch 2, dc in last ch-5 sp. Turn.

Row 10: *Ch 1, [dc in next dc, ch 1, dc in net ch-2 sp, ch 1] 6 times, dc in next dc**, ch 1, sc in next ch-5 sp, ch 5, sc in next ch-5 sp; rep from * across, ending last rep at **, ch 1, sc in last sc. Turn.

Row 11: *Ch 1, [dc in next dc, ch 2] 12 times, dc in next dc**, ch 1, sc in next ch-5 sp; rep from * across, ending last rep at **, ch 4, sl in last dc.

Big Scallop Left Side

Row 1 (RS): Ch 3, 3 dc in dc from previous row, ch 1, sk 2 ch-2 sp, sc in next ch-2 sp, *[ch 5, sk 1 ch-2 sp, sc in next ch-2 sp] 4 times, ch 1, sk 2 ch-2 sp, 7 dc in next dc, ch 1, sk 2 ch-2 sp, sc in next ch-2 sp; rep from * across until desired number of Big Scallops worked, ending with ch 5, sk 1 ch-2 sp, sc in next ch-2 sp, ch 5, sk 1 ch-2 sp, sc in next dc from previous row. Turn.

Row 2 (WS): Ch 5, sc in next ch-5 sp, ch 5, sc in next ch-5 sp, *ch 1, [dc in next dc, ch 1] 7 times, sc in next ch-5 sp, [ch 5, sc in next ch-5 sp] 3 times; rep from * across, ending with [ch 1, dc in next dc] 3 times. Turn.

Row 3: Ch 4 (count as 1 dc and 1 sc), dc in next dc, ch 2, dc in next dc, ch 1, sc in next ch-5 sp, *[ch 5, sc in next ch-5 sp] twice, ch 1, [dc in next dc, ch 2] 6 times, dc in next dc, ch 1, sc in next ch-5 sp; rep from * across, ending with ch 5, sc in next ch-5 sp. Turn.

Row 4: Ch 5, sc in next ch-5 sp, *ch 1, [dc in next dc, ch 1, dc in next ch-2 sp, ch 1] 6 times, dc in next dc, ch 1, sc in next ch-5 sp, ch 5, sc in next ch-5 sp; rep from * across, ending with [ch 1, dc in next dc] 3 times. Turn.

Row 5: Ch 4 (count as 1 dc and 1 sc), dc in next dc, ch 2, dc in next dc, ch 1, sc in next ch-5 sp, *ch 1, [dc in next dc, ch 2] 12 times, dc in next dc, ch 1, sc in next ch-5 sp; rep from * across. Turn.

Row 6: Ch 5, *[FPdc in next dc, ch 2] 13 times; rep from * across, ending with dc in next dc, ch 2, dc in last dc. Turn.

Row 7: Ch 5, sk 1 ch-2 sp, sc in next ch-2 sp, *[ch 5, sk 1 ch-2 sp, sc in next ch-2 sp] twice, ch 1, sk 2 ch-2 sp, 7 dc in next FPdc, ch 1, sk 2 ch-2 sp, sc in next ch-2 sp, [ch 5, sk 1 ch-2 sp, sc in next ch-2 sp] twice; rep from * across. Turn.

Row 8: *[Ch 5, sc in next ch-5 sp] twice, [ch 1, dc in next dc] 7 times, ch 1, sc in next ch-5 sp, ch 5, sc in next ch-5 sp; rep from * across, ending with ch 2, dc in last ch-5 sp. Turn.

Row 9: *Ch 5, sc in next ch-5 sp, ch 1, [dc in next dc, ch 2] 6 times, dc in next dc, ch 1, sc in next ch-5 sp, ch 5, sc in next ch-5 sp; rep from * across. Turn.

Row 10: *Ch 5, sc in next ch-5 sp, ch 1, [dc in next dc, ch 1, dc in next ch-2 sp, ch 1] 6 times, dc in next dc, ch1, sc in next ch-5 sp; rep from * across. Turn.

Row 11: *Ch 1, [dc in next dc, ch 2] 12 times, dc in next dc, ch 1, sc in next ch-5 sp; rep from * across.

Pattern Note

The cardigan is worked sideway and started from the center of Back. Start to chain centerline of Back and work all the way to one of front pieces. Start other half of the cardigan the same way.

If a row starts and ends with half scallop, counts two half scallops as one.

Pattern

Back & Front (Right Side)

Back

With MC, ch 106 (116, 126, 126) sts.

From hem to shoulder, work Rows 1-12 of Small Scallop across next 106 (116, 126, 126) sts. (10.5 (11.5, 12.5, 12.5) scallop)

Work Rows 5-12 of Small Scallop 1 (2, 2, 2) times, Rows 5-8, 1 (0, 1, 1) more time. (6 (7, 8, 8) columns of scallops established)

Place a removable stitch marker or safety pin between 3rd & 4th (4th & 5th, 4th & 5th, 4th & 5th) column on shoulder side.

Armhole Shaping

Cont established Small Scallop patt, work 7 (7.5, 8, 8) scallops from hem to underarm on each column, work 4 (4, 4, 6) columns for underarm shaping.

Front

Join a second ball of MC at end of last row on Armhole Shaping, ch 35 (40, 45, 45) sts, break yarn. Cont established scallop pattern, work 10.5 (11.5, 12.5, 12.5) scallops from hem to shoulder on each column, work 3 (3, 4, 4) columns.

Front Neck Shaping

Continue established Small Scallop patt, work 10 (10.5, 11.5, 11.5) scallops from hem to neckline 1 more column, work 0 (10, 11, 11) scallops from hem to neckline 1 more column, then follow Big Scallop Right Side, working 4 (4, 5, 5) Big Scallops. Break yarn.

Back Neck Shaping

Row 1: With MC and Back RS facing, work 19 (19, 25, 25) sc from armhole side to removable stitch marker or safety pin. Turn.

Row 2: Ch 3, dc in next sc, *ch 1, sk 1 sc, dc in next sc; rep from * before last sc, dc in last sc. Turn.

Row 3: Ch 2, sc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1, *ch 1, sc in next ch-1 sp; rep from * to last ch-1 sp, ch 1, sc in last dc. Turn.

Row 4: Ch 3, dc in next ch-1 sp, *ch 1, dc in next ch-1 sp; rep from * to last ch-1 sp, dc in last sc.

Break yarn.

Back & Front (Left Side)

Back

With MC, start from Back centerline again, work same as Right Side. Break yarn when finish desired number of columns for Back.

Armhole shaping

With MC, start from underarm to hem, join a new yarn and continue established Small Scallop patt, work 7 (7.5, 8, 8) scallops from underarm to hem on each column, work 4 (4, 4, 6) columns for underarm shaping.

Front

With MC, at the end of last row on Armhole Shaping, ch 35 (40, 45, 45) sts, cont established Small Scallop patt, working 10.5 (11.5, 12.5, 12.5) scallops from shoulder to hem on each column, work 3 (3, 4, 4) columns.

Front Neck Shaping

Size 38 (-, -, -)” only

Sl st 6 along the previous row, cont established scallop pattern, work 10 scallops from neckline to hem one more column, break yarn. Join a new yarn between first and second scallops, follow the Big Scallop Left Side patt, work 4 Big Scallops. Break yarn.

Size – (42.5, -, -)” only

Sl st 12 sts along the previous row, cont established scallop pattern, work 10.5 scallops from neckline to hem one more column, then work 10 scallops from neckline to hem one more column, break yarn. Join a new yarn between first and second scallops and then follow the Big Scallop Left Side, work 4 Big Scallops. Break yarn.

Sizes – (-, 47.25, 52)” only:

Sl st 12 sts along the previous row, cont established scallop pattern, work 11.5 scallops from neckline to hem one more column, work 11 scallops from neckline to shoulder one more column, then follow the Big Scallop Left Side, work 5 Big Scallops. Break yarn.

All Sizes

Back Neck Shaping

With MC and Back RS facing, work 19 (19, 25, 25) sc from removable stitch marker or safety pin to armhole side, then work same way as Right Side for Rows 2-4.

Sleeves (Both Left and Right Sleeves)

With MC, ch 101 (115, 129, 129) sts.

Set-up Row 1: Ch 1, sc in next ch, *ch 1, sk 1 ch, sc in next ch; rep from * to last ch. Turn. (50 (57, 64, 64) ch-1 sps)

Set-up Row 2: Ch 3, dc in next ch-1 sp, *ch 1, dc in next ch-1 sp; rep from * to last ch-1 sp, dc in last sc. Turn.

Row 1 (RS): Ch 2 (count as a sc and ch-1 sp), sc in next ch-1 sp, *ch 1, sc in next ch-1 sp; rep from * to last ch-1 sp, ch 1, sc in last dc. Turn.

Row 2 (WS): Ch 3, dc in next ch-1 sp, *ch 1, dc in next ch-1 sp; rep from * to last ch-1 sp, dc in last sc. Turn.

Rep Rows 1-2, 2 (2, 2, 3) more times.

Begin Decreasing

Cont established Rows 1-2 of stitch patt, decrease 2 sts on every Row 2 (dec 1 st at beg and 1 st at end of row) 14 (25, 23, 23) times.

Size 38 (-, -, -)” only

Cont established Rows 1-2, dec 2 sts on every other Row 2, 6 times, then Row 1 once more. (61 sts)

Size – (42.5, -, -)” only

Cont established Rows 1-2, dec 4 sts on every Row 2 (dec 2 sts at beg and 2 sts at end of row) once, then Row 1 once more. (61 sts)

Sizes – (-, 47.25, 52)” only

Cont established Rows 1-2, dec 4 sts on every Row 2 (dec 2 sts at beg and 2 sts at end of row) 3 times, then Row 1 once more. (71 sts)

Cuff Edging

Row 1: With MC and RS facing, *ch 5, sc in next dc, ch 1, sk 1 dc, 7 dc in next dc, ch 1, sk 1 dc, sc in next dc; rep from * 5 (5, 6, 6) more times, ch 2, dc in last dc. Turn.

Row 2: *Ch 1, [dc in next dc, ch 1] 7 times, sc in next ch-5 sp; rep from * to end of row. Turn.

Row 3: Ch 3, sk 1 ch-1 sp, sc in next ch-1 sp, [ch 3, sc in next ch-1 sp] 5 times, *ch 3, sk 2 ch-1 sp, sc in next ch-1 sp, [ch 3, sc in next ch-1 sp] 5 times; rep from * across, ending with ch 1, sc in last dc. Break yarn.

Assembly

Shoulder Seaming

With RS facing inside, join Front and Back Shoulders together on WS with Single Crochet Method. Fasten off.

Sleeve Seaming

With RS facing inside and Single Crochet Method, join sleeve on both ends of cuff edging, *ch 3, join Sleeve on both ends of next sc row; rep from * to where sleeve decreasing began.  Fasten off.

Sleeve Assembly Preparation

With Body piece RS facing, start from center of underarm, work 125 (139, 153, 165) sc around armholes. Fasten off.

Sleeves Assembly

With Body piece and Sleeve RS facing inside, join Body and back Sleeve together on WS with Single Crochet Method. Fasten off.

Edgings

With RS facing, work 2 rows of sc evenly around Front, Neckline, and Hem. Break yarn.

(Optional) Work 1 row of sc with CC along the Front and Neckline.

Finishing

Weave in end. Block.

Tags: , , , ,

Comments

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *