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Women’s Clothing
Norah Gaughan

Kemari is a special cardigan. While the overall effect is classic, the drop shoulder, exposed seams and the biasing lower band give it an off-kilter charm.




Directions are for women’s size X-Small.  Changes for sizes Small, Medium, Large, 1X and 2X are in parentheses

Finished measurements

Bust (closed) – 32(36-40-44-48-52)”

Length – 20(20-21-21½-22½-23)”


6(7-8-9-10-11) Hanks Berroco Weekend Chunky (100 grs), #6925 Taffy

Pattern Corrections: 

Corrections are in bold.

Kemari, page 13

Back: 2nd Following Row: & Lower Sleeves: Cuff: Delete –Beg with a p row.

Left Front:

Row 1 (RS):  K to last 10 sts, place marker, p1, k6, p1, k2.

Row 2:  Sl 2 WYIF, k1, p6, k1, sl marker, p to end.

—posted 3/7/11

Right Front
Row 1 (RS): Sl 2WYIB, p1, k10,p1, place marker, k to end.
Row 2: P to marker, k1, p10, k1,p2.

—posted 3/7/12

Right Collar: Work same as bottom band for back until Row 5 has been repeated 4 times morem end on WS – 14 sts.
Next Row (RS): K1, k2tog, k to last st, m1k, k1.
Following Row: Purl
Rep these 2 rows until collar reaches from center back neck to last st bound off for front neck, end on WS. Dec at end same as for back.

—posted 0/12/11