Lakota Cardigan

from Marly Bird

Lakota Cardigan Pattern


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Crocheting: Lakota Cardigan
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Women, Petite, Tall, Plus-sized



Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Single Crochet
  • Double Crochet
  • Chain

Pattern Description:

The Lakota Cardigan has a unique
construction coupled with exquisite yarn
make this piece a perfect addition to any
wardrobe. With so many techniques
used any crocheter will find this piece
exciting. The design makes it easy to
adjust measurements as you go just by
adding or eliminating stitch repeats.
It is made in two pieces then seamed
together using an invisible join making it
fun and easy. The collar and scallop
edging add that little pop of color that is
coordinated with the decorative button
band at the back.

Garment is made in two pieces from sleeve to middle then seamed together in an invisible join.


20 sts and 8 rows = 4x4" (10x10 cm) in Lakota Lattice stitch pattern.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Size: One Size Fits Most Finished Bust: 34 (38, 42, 46, 50, 54, 58) Inches [86.36 (96.52, 106.68, 116.84, 127, 137.16, 147.32) cm]
  • To Fit Bust: 32 (36, 40, 44, 48, 52, 56) Inches [81.28 (91.44, 101.6, 111.76, 121.92, 132.08, 142.24) cm]


  • Yarn: Buffalo Gold Premium Fiber, 50g/183m/200yd, 90% buffalo down 10% nylon, MC: natural brown, 6 (6, 7, 9, 9, 10, 10), CC: burgundy, 1
  • Hook: US G (4mm) or size to obtain correct gauge

You Will Also Need:

  • Notions: Stitch markers, tapestry needle, 2 matching buttons 1 1/4" (32mm), 3 sets of hook and eye closures, 1/2" grosgrain ribbon, matching sewing thread, sewing needle.

About Designer

About Designer

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Marlaina "Marly" Bird fled the world of financial services to launch her Yarn Thing podcast and hasn't looked back since. To Marly, a bi-craftsy girl who both knits and crochets, the yarn is the star, not how you work with it. She's creative director for Bijou Basin Ranch Yarns and the co-author of Curvy Crochet (Leisure Arts, 2011). You've seen her designs in Knit Simple, Interweave ...

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