Pilo Cardigan by Imke von nathusius
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Pilo Cardigan

Knitting
April 2018
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
230 - 804 yards (210 - 735 m)
0-3m / 6m / 12m / 18m / 2-3y / 4 y / 5-6y / 7-8y
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This design is also available for dk weight yarn (+ additional pockets) : https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/pilo-dk-cardigan
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PILO is a basic and minimalistic cardigan which comes in a huge variety of sizes. The Name is a mix of my daughters names (Pippa and Lotta), but as it’s designed for boys and girls I wanted a gender neutral name. It’s knitted seamlessly top down in stockinette stitch, button plackets and buttonholes are worked as you go. You start at the neck, work increases along the raglan seams (optional you can highlight the raglan seam with some decorative knitted eyelets), put your sleeve stitches on hold and finish the body. Pick up again the sleeve stitches and finish your sleeves in the round. That’s it! It’s very simple, topdown, beginner-friendly piece of knitting.

Sizes: 0-3m / 6m / 12m / 18m / 2-3y / 4 y / 5-6y / 7-8y

Finished chest measurements: 41,5 / 44,5 / 48,5 / 53 / 62 / 67 / 70 / 74 cm (16.25 / 17.5 / 19 / 20.75 / 24.5 / 26.25 / 27.5 / 29 inch)

Needles: circular needle (and optional DPN’s for sleeves) in 3,0mm (US 2.5) and 3,5mm (US 4) or needle size to obtain gauge

Gauge: 26st/36r - 10/10 cm in stockinette stitch with larger needle size

Yarn: fingeringweight f.e. Drops NORD 186 yards (170 meters) / 50 grams (45% Alpaca, 30% Nylon / Polyamide, 25% Wool) or Drops Baby Merino (50g/175m), 100% Wool

Yardage around 210 / 262 / 298 / 350 / 465 / 595 / 665 / 735 m (230 / 287 / 326 / 383 / 509 / 651 / 727 / 804 yard)
--> Please have always a bit more yarn, just in case….

You need: Stitch markers (4) // Stitch holders or waste yarn // Tapestry needle // 6 -10 buttons

The pattern is testknit approved! Please see all the lovely versions of my dear testknitters!