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Knitwear Designer, Wife and Mother.

Lectured in Fashion and Knitwear and worked internationally as a designer since 1970.
Designs include collections published for Stylecraft and the UK ...

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Aran Garter Stitch Cardigan.

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Aran Garter Stitch Cardigan.
Aran Garter Stitch Cardigan. ARAN GSC FRONT COVER
Aran Garter Stitch Cardigan. ARAN GARTER STITCH CARDIGAN

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Cast on, Knit, Increase, Decrease, Cast off

Pattern Description:

A very easy designer knitting pattern. Suitable for the new to knitting, or the experienced knitter who would like a quick and easy knitting pattern.
The pattern is written for one size:
To fit sizes 86cm 34in to 117cm 46in chest.
One size really does fit all. The Dolman sleeves give plenty of ease to the body and flatter all sizes.
Knit in garter stitch and knit as one piece in just 500 grams of Aran weight yarn. Just two side seams, to join the side fronts and the back together under the sleeves.
You will also need
1 Pair 5mm (UK6-USA8) Knitting Needles.
1 Stitch Holder.
1 Button.
A perfect cardigan to wear a on summer evening as you watch the sun set.


18 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches in Garter Stitch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • ONE SIZE: To fit size 86cm [34"] - 117cm [46"] chest.


  • 500 Grams Aran Weight Yarn
  • 1 Pair 5mm (UK6-USA8) Knitting Needles.
  • 1 Stitch holder

You Will Also Need:

  • 1 Button

Suggested yarn:

850 yards of Worsted weight