Skimmer by Yarn-Madness


January 2015
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
4 stitches and 5.5 rows = 1 inch
in Stockinette
US 9 - 5.5 mm
780 - 1220 yards (713 - 1116 m)
XS/S/M/M2 (L/XL/2X/3X)
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Skimmer, Swedish for ”luster”, is waiting to take its place in your wardrobe! A fun and stylish cardigan in two colors, with intriguing texture details. Worked completely seamless from the top down, and easy to try on as you go for a perfect fit.

Skimmer Mini is available in baby & child sizes.


XS/S/M/M2 (L/XL/2X/3X)

Actual bust circumference of garment:
31/34/36/38 (42/45/48/49) inches, or
78/86/91/95 (106/113/121/123) cm
Choose the size closest to your actual bust circumference.

Materials and tools

Worsted weight yarn; approximately

MC (shown in multicolor)
520/550/580/620 (660/720/750/800) yards, or 475/500/530/570 (600/660/685/730) meters
CC (shown in gray)
260/300/320/340 (360/380/400/420) yards, or 230/270/290/310 (330/350/370/390) meters

Featured garment is worked in Malabrigo Rios, colorway Arco Iris and Plomo.

5.5 mm (US 9) circular needle, or size to match gauge
Same size double pointed needles, if not knitting sleeves with magic loop or short circular

Needle for weaving in ends
4 stitch markers
4/4/5/5 (5/6/6/6) buttons