Created using Studio Linen, a soft and durable 100% linen yarn, this wide, cropped cardigan knitted in stocking stitch and a simple (K2, P2) rib with integral button bands and contrast rib back neck is suitable for a beginner knitter and designed to give a great fit. Techniques also include some short row shaping.
Perfect as a go-to wardrobe staple over jeans or as light cover over a dress on a mild Spring or Summer's day. Model Shown in Pigment.
Approximate completed garment measurements:
Small: finished chest 112cm / finished length 45cm / Sleeve length 48cm
Medium: finished chest 118cm / finished length 47cm / Sleeve length 48cm
Large: finished chest 124cm / finished length 49cm / Sleeve length 50cm
Extra Large: finished chest 130cm / finished length 51cm / Sleeve length 50cm
Approx. quantity of yarn required per size:
Small - 8 hanks
Med - 9 hanks
Large - 9 hanks
Extra Large -10 hanks
Gauge: 22 stitches and 30 rows measured over a 10cm swatch of Stocking Stitch with 3.75mm needles. It is always worthwhile swatching to get the fit you want in this garment.
Recommended Needles & Notions:
3.25mm & 3.75mm circular needle
stitch holders & stitch markers
Tapestry needle for sewing up and finishing.
Erika Knight Studio Linen yarns for this pattern can be found here.
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