Welcome spring 2016 with this short cardigan.
This cute cardi is knitted in pieces. Estonian nupps (Lilly of the valley motive) in combination with plain stockinette, small needles and this gorgeous yarn create a delicate garment.
The two chained buttons add a pinch of traditional cottage style.
The little wing/cap sleeves doesn’t close at the underarm…that keeps it more airy…
(to fit bust measurements) Yarn amount needed:
S 80cm (31,5”) 100g
M 88cm (34 5/8”) 100g
2M 96cm (37 3/4”) 150g
L 106cm (41 3/4”) 150g
XL 118cm (46 1/2”) 200g
XXL 129cm (51”) 250g
You also need:
- circular needle (80-100cm) size 2,5mm (US 1,5) or size to obtain gauge (best use lace needles…sharp needles make it easier to knit the nupps)
- dpn’s size 2,5mm (US 1,5)
- 1 stitch marker
- 2 buttons that close by a chain
- tapestry needle
- some left over yarn
The motive is charted, the pattern is written and a photo tutorial helps you to create the estonian nupps.
Happy knitting to all and… have a lovely springtime…