September 20, 2012
May 16, 2013


Project info
Agatha by Andi Satterlund
33" (-1" ease)
Needles & yarn
US 7 - 4.5 mm
11 stitches and 15 rows = 2 inches
in 3x1 ribbing
Caron Simply Soft
117 yards in stash
2.63 skeins = 828.5 yards (757.5 meters), 447 grams
Jo-Ann Fabric & Crafts in Massachusetts

This cardigan is adorable but I never wear it because it doesn’t look good unbuttoned and I almost always wear my cardigans unbuttoned. I think this is because the yarn I used is drapey and flops around when the cardigan is unbuttoned. If the neckline were higher and closer fitting it might not be a such a problem.

I had issues with the button band gaping so I added snaps in between the buttons.

This cardigan was a lot of fun to knit. There was enough going on with the ribbing and the lace patterns to keep it interesting, but it wasn’t overwhelming or confusing. It was like a good book that you can’t put down…Except for when I put it down to practice using DPNs before I started on the sleeves and then got distracted with another cardigan and a bunch of hats.

The pattern is well-written and Andi is so sweet and very helpful; I messaged her with a question and she responded pretty much immediately.

I used seven 5/8” buttons from I love them and I think they are perfect for this cardigan.

Total Cost: $10.10

  • Yarn: $5.85
  • Buttons: $4.25
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  • Project created: September 28, 2012
  • Finished: May 16, 2013
  • Updated: August 28, 2019
  • Progress updates: 4 updates