With it’s delicate lace collar fastening at the neck, and set in sleeves Harriet is the quintessential cardigan for your little girl to wear to school, the park or special occasions.
Starting at the hem with a simple knit one, purl one rib, moving into the small underarm gussets which allow for freedom of movement and ease of dressing while maintaining a fitted line, you then work the fronts and back. The sleeve sts are picked up and the sleeve head worked back and forth until all sts are incorporated, then the sleeve is worked in the round to the wrist which ends with rib. The sleeves will fit nicely over clothes and should not need to be folded up at the wrist.
Harriet is named after my second granddaughter, a beautiful little girl born May 2013, whose gentle, solemn nature suits this simple, pretty style.
The cardigan pattern is supplemented with a keyhole neck pullover pattern, both can be knitted without the lace collar if desired.
The lace collar has both charted and written instructions and is suitable for advanced beginners.
The “Pullover” section gusset instructions should read “k” instead of “p”. If you purchased via Ravelry the updated version will be in your library.
40.5 (43, 48, 50.5, 57.5, 62.5, 66.5, 70)cm/
16 (17, 19, 20, 22.75, 24.5, 26, 27.5)”
8 ply (DK) wool yarn
White Gum Wool 8 ply (DK) 100 g = 236 m
MC 236 (306, 378, 458, 572, 649, 779, 885)m /
258 (335, 413, 501, 626, 710, 852, 968) yards
4 ply (fingering) wool yarn
White Gum Wool 4 ply merino
CC 20 (20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 50, 50)m /
22 (22, 27, 33, 38, 44, 55, 55) yards
3.25mm US3 80cm/32” circular if working magic loop
4 mm US6 80cm/32” circular if working magic loop
Or size needed to achieve gauge, and preferred method of working in the round
5 stitch markers
2 safety pins
Scrap yarn or 3 stitch holders
1 button 2 cm (.75”) in diameter
22 sts x 30 rows = 10cm/4” over stst using larger needles
This pattern has been test knitted and professionally tech edited.