“A textured shawl collar cardigan with long puff cuff sleeves. Small but perfectly formed with curves in all the right places!” - Jo Storie
Skills Required: Simple rib stitch and basic shaping techniques.
Yarn Type: We used Rowan Purelife British Sheep Breeds Chunky 100% undyed wool
Yarn Weight: Aran
Sizes to Fit:
Size One Chest 71-76cm, 28-30in Knitted measurements approx Chest 80cm, 32in Length 53cm, 21in You will need (approx): 9 balls
Size Two Chest 81-91cm, 32-36in Knitted measurements approx Chest 92cm, 36in Length 56cm, 22in You will need (approx): 10 balls
Size Three Chest 96-102cm, 38-40in Knitted measurements approx Chest 104cm, 41in Length 58cm, 23in You will need (approx): 11 balls
*1 ball = 100g (approx 145m / 159yds). Yarn amounts are based on average requirements and are approximate. You may wish to order an extra ball/skein to be sure you have sufficient yarn.
Materials Required: one pair each of 5.5mm (US 9), 6mm (US 10), 9mm (US 13) straight needles Tapestry needle for sewing up Row counter and stitch markers 2 x 2cm (¾in) buttons.
Tension: 13 sts x 24 rows to 10 x 10cm (4 x 4in) in pineapple stitch pattern using 6mm (US 10) needles. Tensions are provided should you wish to substitute an alternative yarn to that suggested by us. Please ensure you knit a tension square to check that the yarn is suitable as not all yarns will give a like for like result.