Ski Suit Cardigan by Sally Melville

Ski Suit Cardigan

January 1998
18 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in Tweed Stitch Squares pattern, and 20 sts x 27 rows in k2, p2 rib, well blocked, using larger needles
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
S (M, L) Shown in size S
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Short intarsia sweater, designed to fit under a one-piece ski suit. Sleeves are made long so they can be pulled into ski mitts, but they may be shortened as desired.

Level of Difficulty: Intermediate


  • Chest: 42.5 (45.25, 50.5)“
  • Length: 17.5 (19, 20.5)“


  • Main Color (MC) in worsted weight yarn: 820 (950, 1100) yds or approx. 8 (9, 10) 1.75oz / 50g balls in dark intensity yellow-orange.
  • Contrast Colors (CC) in various DK to Aran weight yarns: 2 yd lengths of medium to dark intensity red, orange-red, orange, yellow-orange, yellow, yellow-green, green, blue-green, and blue-purple.
  • Five 3/4” buttons in MC.