Speed Drive Cardigan by Kara Eng

Speed Drive Cardigan

Knitting
November 2023
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
10 stitches and 16 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette on 8mm
US 10 - 6.0 mm
US 11 - 8.0 mm
437 - 984 yards (400 - 900 m)
XS - 5X
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The Speed Drive Cardigan is that sweater that everyone will be clamoring for. With its lace texture, seamless construction, and cropped fit, it’ll be on every mood board.

Materials:

  • 1 pair of 6 mm circular needles, 24” cord
  • 1 pair of 8 mm circular needles, 24” cord
  • 4 (4.5) 5 (5.5) 6 (6) 7 (7) 8 skeins(s) of 100g/100m
  • Optional: 25mm buttons

Gauge:
4”x4”: 10 stitches by 16 rows on 8mm needles in stockinette

Yarn Suggestions:

  • The Wandering Flock, Bulky Yarn
  • Wool and the Gang, Feeling Good Yarn, held double
  • Wool and the Gang, Alpachino Merino
  • Drops, Andes
  • Malabrigo Yarn, Chunky
  • We are Knitters, Squish Yarn
  • Cascade Yarns, 128 Superwash
  • Lion Brand Yarns, Hue and Me
  • Any Bulky weight yarn

Measurements:
XS:
Width - 18”
Length - 15”
Sleeve: 17”

Small:
Width - 20”
Length - 17”
Sleeve: 17”

Medium:
Width - 22”
Length - 19”
Sleeve: 19”

Large:
Width - 24”
Length - 21”
Sleeve: 21”

XL:
Width - 26”
Length - 23”
Sleeve: 23”

2X:
Width - 28”
Length - 23”
Sleeve: 23”

3X:
Width - 30”
Length - 23”
Sleeve: 23”

4X:
Width - 32”
Length - 23”
Sleeve: 23”

5X:
Width - 34”
Length - 23”
Sleeve: 23”

This pattern is suitable for beginners! You should be familiar with stockinette stitch! This pattern uses the following techniques: picking up stitches, eyelets, slipped stitches, reading charts, increases, and knitting in the round. I’ll be posting tutorials on my instagram!

Check on my instagram @karas.knit.eng and the tag #SpeedDriveCardigan for more images!