Pine Cardigan Pattern
Pine Cardigan Pattern
Pine Cardigan Pattern

Pine Cardigan Pattern

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Garter stitch sleeveless slouchy cardigan

“Designed for both adults and kids, this is a very versatile basic, layer it over t–shirts and wear slouchy and open or cinch in at the waist with a chunky leather belt.”
- Jo Storie

Ability: Beginners
Skills Required: This is a project for first-time knitters using basic knit and purl stitches, and simple shapings.
Yarn Type: I used Rowan Purelife 100% British wool
Yarn Shade: Photographed in Mid Brown Jacob
Yarn Weight: Chunky / bulky

Sizes to Fit: 

Child 
(Approx aged 5-8) - Chest 61-67cm(24in-26½in)
Knitted measurements approx: Chest width - circumference approx * (cuff to cuff measurement) 82cm (32in),
Length from centre back neck as worn approx 45cm (18in)
You will need: approx 3 x 100g balls/ skeins

Junior 
(Approx aged 9+) - Chest 76-81cm (28in-32in)
Knitted measurements approx: Chest width - circumference approx * (cuff to cuff measurement) 100cm (39in)
Length from centre back neck as worn approx 54cm (21in)
You will need: 4 x 100g balls/ skeins

Adult small/medium
(as shown on model) - Chest 81-96.5cm (32in-38in)
Knitted measurements approx: Chest width - circumference approx * (cuff to cuff measurement) 120cm (47in)
Length from centre back neck as worn approx 63cm (25in)
You will need: 6 x 100g balls/ skeins

Adult large/ X-Large
Chest 101.5-106.5cm (40in-46in)
Knitted measurements approx: Chest width - circumference approx * (cuff to cuff measurement) 150cm (59in)
Length from centre back neck as worn approx 66cm (26in)
You will need: 9 x 100g balls/ skeins

* This is an approximation of the actual measurement due to the unusual construction of the shape, however it has been designed to fit big.

1 ball = 100g (approx 110m / 120yds).

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: 

You will need:
One pair of 9mm (US13) straight needles
Tapestry needle for sewing up
Row counter and stitch markers.

Tension:
11 sts x 18 rows to 10 x 10cm (4 x 4in) in garter st using 9mm (US 13) needles.
13 sts x 18 rows in stocking st using 7mm needles as recommended on the ball band.

*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.