Crocus

A great beginner sweater project, this cardigan uses worsted-weight yarn, has a top-down raglan construction and is completely seamless. The only finishing you’ll have to do is picking up stitches for the button bands. It is inspired by my toddler/child cardigan “Wonder Years”--I thought it would also make a cute woman’s cardigan too!
Shaped ¾-length sleeves and a slightly cropped length make this a great spring/summer garment—perfect to wear with a cami, tank, or light t-shirt underneath.

Pattern Cost: $6.00

PATTERN INFORMATION:

Sizes: XS (S, M, L, XL)

Finished Chest Size: 32 (36, 40, 44, 48)”

Gauge: 4.5 sts & 6 rows = 1" in stockinette

Yarn: 660 (730, 820, 890, 980) yds of worsted-weight for main color and approx. 50-75 yds of worsted-weight for contrasting colors. Shown in Cascade 220, 3 (4, 4, 5, 5) skeins and 1 skein for contrasting color (for stripes).

Needles & Other Supplies
• US 8 24” & 16” circular needles (or size needle you need to get gauge)
• US 7 24” circular needles & DPNs (or 1 size smaller than size needed to get gauge)
• 8 stitch markers
• 2 pieces of scrap yarn, around 20” in length
• Tapestry needle
• 4 buttons, ½”-¾” in diameter

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