Whether heading to class, to the office or to the movies, this cardigan will keep you cozy and warm. Tuck your lip balm, ID or $20 into the front pockets if you don’t want to carry a handbag. The generous shawl collar hugs the neck nicely and keeps you toasty.
Size: XS (S, M, L, XL, 2X, 3X, 4X) to fit bust size 28-30 (32-34, 36-38, 40-42, 44-46, 48-50, 52-54, 56-58). Shown here in size XL.
Yarn: Cascade Eco + (478 yds & 250g per skein), 2 (2, 3, 3, 3, 4, 4, 5) skeins
Needles: US 8 16” and 24” circular needles; you may use dpns instead of the 16” circular.
Notions: yarn needle, stitch holders, stitch markers, cable needle, 1” buttons.
Pattern includes both written and charted directions.
The body of the cardigan is knit in one piece, back and forth to the armholes then set aside. The sleeves are knit in the round to the armholes on double pointed needles or using the Magic Loop method. All pieces are then placed on one long circular needle and the yoke is knit. Button bands, buttonhole bands and shawl collar are knit onto the garment later.
Updated pattern includes edits to stitch counts needed after raglan decreases.