Sunburst - DK by Julie Gilliver
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Sunburst - DK

December 2014
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches = 4 inches
in Stocking stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
208 - 634 yards (190 - 580 m)
Newborn to 10 years (35cm - 72.5cm)
This pattern is available for $5.00 USD buy it now

A burst of sun can brighten almost any day

Sunburst - A feminine, open cardigan with 3/4 sleeves edged with lovely mock cables. This knit for girls is finished with easy to knit mock cables radiating across the back like a burst of sunlight.

This cardigan is knit seamlessly in one continuous piece. Starting with the sleeves and upper body knit as a rectangular piece, before moving on to knit the neck and body edging in the round. It is the finished of by knitting the skirt of the cardigan flat.

Sunburst - DK comes written in 12 sizes (from newborn to approximately 10 years of age), and is written for DK weight yarn.

Skills needed

  • provisional cast on
  • three needle bind off
  • knitting in the round
  • directional increases

If you are not familiar with these techniques you may need to reference a knitting guide book, or view videos on the internet.

Ways to purchase ‘Sunburst - DK’:
Individually for $5
‘Sunburst eBook’ (a collection of the Sunburst Cardigan pattern in Fingering, Sport, and DK weights), for $8