I have cast on to start this cardigan. The Dewberry colorway is beautiful, and it got 5 stars by Katie, my niece. She loved the colorway, and she doesn’t know the colorway will be what her sweater will be knit in. I love surprising her at Christmas!

I am having trouble figuring out the instructions though. I don’t understand what “work even in pattern stitch” means.  I should know what it means, but I am confused with the instructions. If you are reading this blog post, and you know what it means, please comment below. Please help a girl out!

You can find the pattern here:

Click to access Berroco_FreePattern_Drift_v2.pdf

There are several sizes available. I cast on 106 stitches, which is a size small. This sweater will be big on Katie, but it will last her until her mid teens at which time I can either make her another just like it in a larger size or I can make her something else. She can decide at the time it doesn’t fit her any longer.

The pattern stitch is 38 stitches long, and 38 doesn’t evenly go into 106 stitches. I think I need to do the extra stitches and follow the pattern stitch as described continuing with row 3 of the pattern stitch. At least I hope that is what I am supposed to do. I don’t want to have to tink or frog it to start over. Your help is greatly appreciated. Thank you!

Until next time, take care!