Carousel Cardigan, Frogginette. Print Knitting Pattern
This is a beautifully printed knitting pattern.
Carousel is a very simple unisex cardigan that knits up in no time. Perfect to use small amount of leftover yarn, and to have fun with colour! Two versions can be knit from this pattern: a short sleeve or a long sleeve version. Adorable pockets can be worked too.
This cardigan is knit seamlessly from the top down, with the front yoke worked in garter stitch. In the short-sleeve version, the sleeve stitches are bound off to form cap sleeves, then the back and fronts are worked flat in one piece to work the body of the cardigan to the hem. In the long-sleeve version, stitches for the sleeves are put on hold while the body of the cardigan is worked, then they are put back on needles and worked in the round. Stitches are picked up along each front edge of cardigan to form button bands.
Optional pockets can be worked; their linings require some seaming.
A perfect match for machine wash merino, Malabrigo Rios
Yarn: Worsted or Aran Weight
- For short sleeve version: approximately 137 (183, 206, 229 // 251, 320, 389, 434) meters of worsted to aran weight yarn
- For long sleeve version: approximately 183 (229, 251, 274 // 320, 389, 457, 549) meters of worsted to aran weight yarn
Each Contrasting Color, for both versions: Approximately 9-14 meters.
Size: 3mo (6mo, 12mo, 18mo // 2yo, 4yo, 6yo, 8yo)
To fit chest: 40.5 (43, 45.5, 48.5 // 53.5, 58.5, 63.5, 67.5) cm.
Garment chest: 45.5 (47.5, 52, 54.5 // 61, 66, 70.5, 72.5) cm.
US 8 or 5mm needle (or size needed to match stockinette stitch gauge).
-1 set of matching dpns for sleeves.
-US 6 or 4mm needle
(or size needed to match garter stitch gauge).
-1 set of matching dpns for sleeve cuffs.
Notions: 4 stitch markers; tapestry needle; 2 stitch holders or pieces of scrap yarn for sleeves; 3 (3, 3, 3 // 4, 4, 4, 4) 5/8-inch or 1.5cm buttons (optional: two extra 5/8-inch or 1.5cm buttons for pockets)
Gauge: 18 sts x 26 rows = 4 inches or 10cm in stockinette stitch using larger needles, after blocking
18 sts x 40 rows (i.e. 20 ridges) = 4 inches or 10cm in garter stitch using smaller needles, after blocking
Level: beginner +
This is a printed knitting pattern.
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