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The Knitting Station was created as a spin off from working in the design and clothing industry for most of my life. I have never known a time when I was idly sitting without knitting needles in my ...

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#1405 Peppy Cardi

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : #1405 Peppy Cardi
#1405 Peppy Cardi
#1405 Peppy Cardi Peppy Cardi Back View
#1405 Peppy Cardi Peppy Cardi Hemline View

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knit into front and back of stitches
  • K2tog / P2tog
  • Knit below

Pattern Description:

Easy Brioche Ribbing makes simple and very gently flared hemline peplums, a V-shaped neckline means you can wear this with a collared shirt or a relaxed Tee Top.

Bulk of body comprises of a 1x1 ribbing for total comfort, also giving plenty of negative ease. This also gives the yarn and garment loads of extra body.

The front neckband is taken around to complete the back neck giving the cardigan a neat back neck finish at the same time also keeping the neck from ever stretching out of shape.

A one button front closure allows the Peplums to swing attractively. For a funkier and younger look use one (or several) small butterfly hair clips to catch the two fronts together thus eliminating the need for a buttonhole. Alternatively make a tie belt to close.

A full length set in sleeve has flared Peplum cuffs and looks equally attractive with a 3/4 length sleeve for spring weather. Wear over a Tee or tank top picking up one of the colours in the yarn.

Finished Measurements with plenty of Negative Ease!
Small: 92cms Large: 112cms
Medium: 102cms X-Large: 122cms

Yarn Used: Elle Family Knit Classic, new Paint Range
Lovely new colours and very well priced!
Love the fact that cardi can be thrown in the washing machine on a cold wash without any worries!


1x1 ribbing: 32sts and 27 rows
10cms / 4" squared

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • To fit: Small 81-86cms
  • To Fit: Medium 92-97cms
  • To Fit: Large 102-107cms
  • To Fit: X-Large 112-117cms


  • Darning Needle
  • 5.00mm Knitting Needles
  • 4.5mm Knitting Needles
  • Stitch Holder

Suggested yarn:

1500 yards of DK weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Elle Family Knit or similiar! Works stuningly with Elle Escapade too.


Bronco / Elle Paint

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