Diamond Cardigan by Yay For Yarn Patterns

Diamond Cardigan

July 2020
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 13 rows = 4 inches
in Diamond Filet Stitch
5.0 mm (H)
1440 - 2165 yards (1317 - 1980 m)
Size 1: Fits sizes X-Small, Small, and Medium; Size 2: Fits sizes Large, X-Large, and 2X; Size 3: Fits sizes 3X, 4X, and 5X
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This summer cardigan can be styled many different ways to create stylish outfits for spring, summer, and fall. I think it would look great as a beach cover up as well!

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  • Sizing follows the Craft Yarn Council’s standards for Women’s sizes. #sizeinclusive
  • This cardigan is designed to be over-sized and loose-fitting. Sizes are combined into size groups.
  • Instructions and yarn requirements for Size 1 are given outside the parentheses, with Size 2 and Size 3 given inside the parentheses, like this: Size 1 (Size 2, Size 3).
  • When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes. To follow pattern more easily, circle or highlight all numbers that apply to your size before beginning.

Size 1: Fits sizes X-Small, Small, and Medium (30” – 38” / 76 cm – 97 cm bust)
Size 2: Fits sizes Large, X-Large, and 2X (40” – 50” / 102 cm – 127 cm bust)
Size 3: Fits sizes 3X, 4X, and 5X (52” – 62” / 132 cm – 158 cm bust)

Finished Bust: About 46.5” (57.5”, 68.5”) / 117 cm (146 cm, 174 cm)
Finished Length: 28” / 71 cm

Please Note: Cardigan length will fall differently on individuals of different heights. Sample cardigan is shown on a petite model. To see how long the cardigan will fall, measure 28” / 71 cm down from the shoulder.

Skill Level: Advanced Beginner

You Will Need:
Approx. 1440 (1800, 2165) Yards of #4 Worsted Weight Yarn (I used Lion Brand ZZ Twist in Green Apple, 100% Acrylic, 3.5 oz / 100g / 246 yds per skein, 6 (8, 9) skeins)
US Size H / 5 mm Crochet Hook
Measuring Tape
Yarn Needle or Blunt Tapestry Needle

The Dutch Translation is available here.

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