Encircled Cardigan

Encircled Cardigan

 

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This cute and simple kids’ cardigan is a wonderful introduction to top-down sweaters. Simple shaping and a graphic ridged yoke make for a fun and fast knit. This pattern is ideal for showcasing self-striping yarns, but also looks great in a solid color.

FINISHED DIMENSIONS
1 year(2 years, 4 years, 6 years)
Chest: 22″(23.25″, 25.75″, 28″)
Body Length: 11.75″(12.5″, 13.5″, 14.5″)
Sleeve Length to Underarm: 7.5″(7.5″, 8.25”, 8.75″)

GAUGE 20 sts and 26 rows in Stocking Stitch on larger needles

MATERIALS
360(400, 470, 560) yards worsted weight yarn
US 4 (3.25mm) and 6 (4mm) 16″ or longer circular needles or size needed to obtain gauge and 2 sizes smaller
set of 4 US 4 (3.5mm) and 6 (4mm) double-pointed needles or size needed to obtain gauge and 2 sizes smaller
7(7, 8, 8) ½” buttons
stitch holders or scrap yarn
stitch markers
yarn needle

YARN SHOWN Knit One Crochet Two Ty-Dy
(100% cotton; 196 yards/100 grams)
SMC Aventisto
(52% acrylic/48% viscose; 93 yards/50 grams)