The Midtown Cardigan by Stephanie Jessica Lau

The Midtown Cardigan

April 2018
DK (11 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in Garter stitch with larger needles
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 9 - 5.5 mm
1530 - 2234 yards (1399 - 2043 m)
S, (M, L, 1X, 2X), see notes
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Knit this oversized, relaxed, and slouchy cardigan using the beautiful garter stitch! The Midtown Cardigan is a classic wardrobe staple that can be worn year-round, adding a stylish touch to any outfit. This drop sleeve cardigan is knit with superwash merino wool and is extremely soft, lightweight and easy to care for since it is machine washable. If you have been wanting to add more handmade to your wardrobe, give this beginner-friendly knit cardigan a try! Sizing is included for Small, Medium, Large, and Extra Large, and final dimensions are as follows:

  • Width across back: 28″/71 cm (S), 30″/76 cm (M), 32″/81 cm (L), 34″/86 cm (XL)
  • Length: 22″/56 cm (S), 23″/58 cm (M), 24″/61 cm (L), 25″/64 cm (XL)
  • Sleeves: 12.5″/32 cm (stays the same as panels bend down to become part of sleeve)

Check out the free pattern HERE!

Read the inspiration behind this cardigan and see the step-by-step making of it HERE!