Fairisle Cardigans by Kristin Nicholas

Fairisle Cardigans

Knitting
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in stocking stitch and fairisle using larger needles
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
Four chest sizes 22-28in/56-63.5cm
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This pattern includes designs for a square-bordered and a floral-bordered all-over Fairisle-patterned child’s cardigan. There are charts for all the fairisle patterns, which are very simple, but many and varied.

4.5mm and 5mm needles were needed when using Texere acrylic DK. This design uses six different coloured yarns, and the square-bordered version used 10 x 50g of the Texere yarn.