Cherub Pattern


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Knitting: Cherub
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Cherub Pattern

Pattern Details






Girls, Boys, Infant/Baby



Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Cast on and off
  • Work stocking stitch
  • Basic intarsia skills (help is given in the pattern)
  • Simple decreases and increases
  • Pick up sts
  • 3 needle bind off

Pattern Description:

Cherub is a sweet sweater for the little angels in your life, from the front it is a plain unassuming crew neck sweater or button up cardigan, but the back is a different story, whether angel, fairy, butterfly or dragon the wings are a delightful surprise!


Gauge: 22 sts x 26 rows = 10cm over stocking st using larger needles.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Sizes: 3, 6, 12, 24 months, 4, 6, 8, 10 years
  • Actual chest measurement (child) 40.5 (43, 48, 50.5, 57.5, 62.5, 66.25, 70) cm 16 (17, 19, 20, 22.75, 24.5, 26, 27.5)


  • Accessories: darning needle, pins for positioning buttons, 2 st markers, 3 st holders or scrap yarn.
  • Needles: circular needles 1 x 3.25 mm ( 2 for cardigan) length immaterial as used straight throughout. 1 x 4mm ( 2 for cardigan) (or size to achieve gauge)
  • Yarn: Skeinz Prism organic DK 104 metres (113.7 yards) per 50g (1.76 ounce) ball ( 2 (3, 4, 5, 6, 6, 7, 7) balls main colour (MC) 1 ball contrast colour (CC)

You Will Also Need:

  • Buttons: (cardigan only) your preference, either just one at the neck, or 5 (5, 6, 6, 7, 7, 8, 8)

About Designer

About Designer

Justine Turner on
Just Jussi
by Justine Turner
Auckland, New Zealand.
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I love designing knitwear for babies and older kids too, I'm inspired by the world around me, whether it's the green bush covered hills where I live, or the bright city lights and sparkling harbor. I try to find a way to incorporate traditional, modern and whimsical elements into every garment I design.

Children need to be comfortable and relaxed in their clothing, they need the opportunity to ...

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