Modular Kids Cardigan by Loraine Birchall

Modular Kids Cardigan

July 2015
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
14 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Garter St
US 10 - 6.0 mm
230 - 700 yards (210 - 640 m)
0-3mth, 6mth, 12mth, 2yr, 4yr, 6yr, 8yr, 10-12yr
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The Modular Kids Cardigan is part of our Modular Cardigan Collection and uses mitred squares, garter stitch panels and icord trims.

Optional flower embellishments and small buttons.

I chose James Brett Marble Chunky as it’s machine wash, chunky/bulky weight so it knits quickly.

If you can Knit, slip sts, Purl, pick up stitches, cast on, cast off, increase and decrease, you can knit this cardigan.

Recommended Yarns Lanas Stop Belt, James Brett Marble Chunky or similar weight bulky/chunky yarn

Yarn requirements 220, 285, 350, 400, 475, 580, 650, 700 yds approx

Tension 14 stitches and 28 rows, measured over 10cm/4in in garter st

Needles used Size 6mm straight and circular needles and optional dpns for icord edgings (I used straight needles)

Other tools required eg. tapestry needle for finishing, 5-8 buttons if wanted

Sizes 0-3mths, 6mths, 12mths, 2yrs, 4yrs, 6yrs, 8yrs, 10-12yrs

There are some helpful illustrations at the end of the pattern, but do get in touch if you are confused or need help. I’ll be happy to help you

Chest Size
17in 19in 21in 23in 24in 25in 27in 28in
43cm 48cm 53cm 58cm 61cm 64cm 69cm 71cm
Finished Size
19in 21in 23in 25in 27in 28in 30in 32in
48cm 53cm 58cm 64cm 69cm 71cm 76cm 81cm