Sunset Cardigan, Ruke Knit. Print Knitting Pattern



This is a beautifully printed knitting pattern.

The Sunset cardigan is a snuggly oversized cardi with long balloon sleeves. Suitable for beginners, it is worked flat where the back and front are knitted in one big piece. The cardigan front band and sleeves are knitted after finishing the main body.

The Sunset cardigan is a stylish piece for beginner knitters who want to knit a full sized garment - a great winter woolly to keep warm at home or out and about. 

This knitting pattern has been designed to be knit holding two strands of 10ply yarn together.  

Yarn: Worsted held double.  

Yarn weight when holding double:
600 (700) 700 (800) 800 (900) 900 g
1500 (1750) 1750 (2000) 2000 (2250) 2250 meters
Yarn weight for one strand (Bulky yarn):
750 (875) 875 (1000) 1000 (1125) 1125 meters

Size: XXS (XS) S (M) L (XL) 2X to be worn with 50cm positive ease. Shown in size L.

Finished measurements:
Bust circumference: 123.5 (131) 138 (145.5) 152.5 (160) 167.5 cm
Sweater length: 65.5 (68) 70 (72) 74.5 (76.5) 79 cm 
Sleeve length (from neck): 30 (31) 32 (33.5) 34.5 (35.5) 36.5 cm
Sleeve upper arm girth: 40 (42) 43.5 (45.5) 47.5 (49) 51 cm 

Needles: 8mm (US11), 80-120cm circular needles.

Notions: 2 open stitch markers, 1 piece of different colour yarn of 50cm length, tapestry needle.

Gauge: 10cm x 10cm (4’’ x 4’’) = 11 stitches x 18 rows in Garter stitch after washing.

Level: beginner +

This is a printed knitting pattern.



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Fabric > This is cut to become a bespoke product, we are unable to offer a refund if you change your mind.  We encourage you to order a sample first if colour, texture and weight is important for your project.   

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