Green Day Cardigan

Green Day Cardigan

Green Day Cardigan

This child’s cardigan features an 8-stitch cable alternating with a twisted stitch rib which pop beautifully in Dale of Norway Heilo, a hard wearing wool perfect for kids’ knits.

Although each piece is knitted flat then seamed together, the body could certainly be worked in one piece and the sleeves knitted in the round to minimize seaming.

**NOTE: This pattern originally appeared in Yarn Forward No. 13, June 2009. I have made no changes from the original version aside from converting some terms from UK to US notation.

This pattern is available as a Ravelry download for $5.00.

Green Day Cardigan is now available online

Green Day Cardigan is now available online

Difficulty

Intermediate

Skills used

Reading a cable chart, cabling, increasing, decreasing, three-needle bind-off, picking up stitches, sewing seams, sewing in sleeve caps, sewing on buttons.

Sizes

6 mos (12 mos, 2, 3)

Model shown in size 2.

Finished measurements

Chest: 17.5 (20.5, 22, 24.5)”, after seaming

Back length: 10.25 (11, 12.25, 13.5)”

Gauge

26 stitches and 30 rows = 4″ in cable pattern on US 4 (3.5 mm) needles

Yarn

Dale of Norway Heilo [100% wool; 109 yd (100 m); 50 g skein]; color: #7562, 4 (5, 5, 6) skeins.

Needles

US 4 (3.5 mm) needles

US 3 (3.25 mm) needles

Notions

Stitch holders
Tapestry needle
Five 5/8″ buttons

Green Day Cardigan is now available online

Green Day Cardigan is now available online

Green Day Cardigan is now available online

More photos of the finished garment here.

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