Veronika Cardigan by Shannon Cook

Veronika Cardigan

July 2017
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
17 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in Purl Ridge Stitch (in stitch guide)
US 8 - 5.0 mm
1323 - 1691 yards (1210 - 1546 m)
Sizing (to fit bust) 30 - 54 in / 76 - 137 cm
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With a cozy, oversized shawl collar and textured ridge stitch body, Veronika will shine knit up in your favourite worsted weight wool. Whether paired with a tank, top or dress, Veronika is effortless and stylish. It’s sure to be a cardigan you’ll reach for over and over again. Knit in one piece, the unique construction of this roomy cardi makes it a quick and fun knit!

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YOTH Yarns Daughter (100% Domestic Rambouillet & Merino wool blend, 330yds/302m per 150g skein), worsted (sample shown in Natural Chocolate)

  • Size 1: 5 full size skeins of YOTH Daughter (or 4 full size skeins plus 1 mini size skein of Daughter) OR approximately 1323yds/1210m of worsted weight yarn.

  • Size 2: 5 full size skeins of YOTH Daughter OR 1562yds/1429m of worsted weight yarn.

  • Size 3: 6 full size skeins of YOTH Daughter (or you may choose to use 5 full size skeins and 1 mini size skein of Daughter) OR 1691yds/1547m of worsted weight yarn.


SIZE 1 (30-38 in/76-96.5cm), SIZE 2 (40-46 in / 102-117cm), SIZE 3 (48-54 in / 122-137cm)


Are you curious about modifying your Veronika? After purchasing the pattern you will be given a link to where you can learn how to adapt for height (petite/tall frame), remove or add width and more!

When choosing what size to make please choose the size closest to your actual full bust measurement (the circumference of the widest part of your bust). If you are in between sizes you may want to visit the link given in pattern with information on how to choose your size. You will also find included in your pattern in depth finished measurements in the Pattern Schematic to best choose your fit for Veronika. Please note that Veronika is intended to be worn with a large amount of positive ease and drapes longer in the back than in the front.


17 sts and 24 rows = 4in/10cm in Purl Ridge Stitch (see Stitch Guide), unblocked

16 sts and 26 rows = 4in/10cm in Purl Ridge Stitch (see Stitch Guide), blocked


US 8/5.00 mm - long circular recommended

Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the proper gauge.


  • Stitch marker
  • Blocking wires optional
  • Yarn needle


Circumference of bottom hem after seaming is as follows: 64.5 (72.25, 78.5) in / 164 (183.75, 199.5) cm.

Full finished measurements of entire cardigan are given in depth in the pattern instructions.

This pattern includes fully written instructions, a detailed pattern schematic as well as bonus modification instructions. It has been professionally tech edited and thoroughly tested.

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