Charlotte Cardigan Pattern

£4.00

This single pattern is available to download.

For this pattern I used:

Yarn & Amounts: 13(14:15:16:17) 50g balls in WYS Bluefaced Leicester DK – Dyed (100% Bluefaced Leicester Wool, 112m/122yds per 50g).

Metres: 1456(1568:1680:1792:1904)m.

My Alternative Yarn Suggestions & Amounts:  Mohair Tweed 13(14:15:16:17) 50g balls, or WYS Illustrious DK 6(7:8:8:9) 100g hanks.

Needles: 4mm.

Notions: One button (size is approx. 22mm in diameter)

Gauge (tension): 21 stitches and 40 rows to 10cm/4ins square over garter stitch using 4mm needles.

Measurements:

To Fit Chest (suggested)
76.5-81.5 86.5-91.5 96.5-101.5 106.5-112 117-122 cm
30-32 34-36 38-40 42-44 46-48 ins
Actual Chest Size
89 97 108 120 131 cm
35 38 42½ 47¼ 51½ ins
Length (from shoulder)
74 76 79 80 82 cm
29¼ 29¾ 31 31½ 32¼ ins
Sleeve Length
44 44 44 44 44 cm
17½ 17½ 17½ 17½ 17½ ins

My design ideas and advice: This cardigan is the cousin of my Fiona Cardigan design. I had a few requests from knitters that visited my Skipton Studio for a cardigan like the Fiona Cardigan but with a v neck instead. A few of those requests asked for a long version too. So here it is! The cardigan is knitted straight up without any shaping at the bottom of the cardigan, yet by wearing a size smaller than you normally would and the placement of the button makes it look like it is shaped.

Blog Post: I’ve written about the inspiration, click here to read more!

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