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Blümchen Pattern


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Knitting: Blümchen
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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:

  • knit, purl, increase/decrease, shaping, seaming

Pattern Description:

A close-fitting, eyelet rib cardigan in seven sizes (XS/S/M/L/1X/2X/3X), with set-in sleeves, v-neck, offset body shaping, and short sleeve option. All pieces are knit flat, bottom up, and seamed. Works up beautifully in silky solid, semi-solid, or tonal handpainted yarns.
Substituting yarn and/or needles may result in an overall variation in size.


26 sts and 38 rows = 4 inches in stockinette on larger needle, unblocked


  • Needles: size 4US (3.5 mm) for body or size to obtain correct gauge size 2US (2.75 mm) for trims (or two sizes smaller than body needle)
  • Long sleeve: 1025 (1225, 1450, 1675, 1900, 2150, 2425) yards/950 (1125, 1325, 1525, 1750, 1975, 2225) meters Short sleeve: 950 (1150, 1375, 1600, 1850, 2100, 2350) yards/875 (1050, 1250, 1450, 1675, 1900, 2150) meters
  • 8(8, 8, 8, 9, 9, 9) round buttons which are .375 inches/1 cm in diameter. Moving Mud buttons shown on pattern.

You Will Also Need:

  • tapestry needle
  • tape measure
  • stitch markers

Suggested yarn:

2425 yards of Fingering weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Briar Rose Sea Pearl


Smoky Lavender

About Designer

About Designer

Anne Hanson on

I am the owner of Knitspot - knitting patterns, clubs, and artisan yarns. I am a life-long knitter with a background in the fashion and graphic design fields, and began designing clothing, knitwear and accessories during the 1970s. I teach and write about knitting, spinning, and designing at my blog, Knitspot. I live and work in Ohio with David, who loves wool, too.

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