This pattern is for a comfortable fit buttoned up cardigan with raglan sleeves and a front vee shaped neckline. The main part of the cardigan is knitted in straight forward stocking stitch and the front bands, neckband, cuffs and hem are a simple ribbing.
The Blake Cardigan is styled in Bellissimo 4 Ply 100% Extra fine Merino wool or other soft 4ply / fingering weight merino yarn.
Skill Level: Intermediate, knit in pieces and sewn together. front button band and left front bands are picked up and knitted in 1x1 ribbing
Measurements: S (M, L, XL)
To fit Bust: 75-80 (85-90, 95-100, 105-110) cm
Actual Size: 90 (100, 110, 120) cm
Length: 59 (60, 61, 62) cm
Sleeve Length: 45 (46, 47, 48) cm
Materials: 16 (17, 18, 19) x 50g balls of Bellissimo 4 100% Extra-fine merino (170m per 50g ball)
Gauge: 28 stitches and 36 rows over 10cm square swatch using 3.25mm needles.
Recommended Needles: 2.25mm and 3.25mm or as needed to make gauge.
Also required: 3 stitch holders, 6 buttons and wool needle for sewing up.
Printed leaflet TX798. See the colours of Bellissimo 4 here.
We highly recommend using only the yarn specified as other yarns are likely to produce different results.