Photo of Jennifer Dassau

Blue Honey

from The Knitting Vortex
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Blue Honey
Blue Honey Blue Honey Cardigan
Blue Honey
Blue Honey Blue Honey
Blue Honey
Blue Honey

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Techniques Used: cable CO, knit/purl, increasing/decreasing, picking up stitches.

Pattern Description:

Worked sideways in one flat piece from right to left sleeve cuff, Blue Honey is a long, open front cardigan with honeycomb stitch at the shoulders and a wide garter band finishing the collar and front edges. With just two sideseams, it's a sweater that is easy to knit and flattering to wear, with long, lean lines and pretty details.

Gauge:

Gauge: 17 st and 24 rows/4" in stockinette stitch; 17 st and 34 rows in garter st, after blocking.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Size: 30.75 (33.5, 36, 37.75, 40, 42.5, 45.25, 49.5, 52.25, 55)" bust. This long cardigan is designed to be worn open and thus can fit a wide range of body types; for a good fit, choose a size close to your actual bust measurement.

Materials:

  • Yarn: Malabrigo Yarn Rios (100% superwash merino; 210 yards/100g), shown in Azules; 4 (4, 5, 5, 5, 6, 6, 7, 7, 8) skeins. Sample shown in second size, worn with 1.5" of negative ease.

You Will Also Need:

  • Other Materials: US 8 40" circular needle or size to match gauge. US 6 40" circular needle for picking up stitches. Yarn needle. Stitch markers (4).


Read blog or news article about this pattern »
pdf Digital Download

$5.50

Beginner
Knitting
Clothing
Women
Sweater
Need help? Visit our Help Center »

Have you made this pattern?

Share with the Craftsy community.

About the designer

Jennifer Dassau on craftsy.com
the Delaware River Valley, NJ USA
Eye Icon Follow

Recovering attorney and emigree from Seventh Avenue, I like writing patterns almost as much as knitting them. Visit me at www.jenniferdassau.com

View all patterns by designer (45) »