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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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Chunky Rib Cardigan

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Chunky Rib Cardigan
Chunky Rib Cardigan Chunky Rib Cardigan
Chunky Rib Cardigan Chunky Rib Cardigan
Chunky Rib Cardigan Chunky Rib Cardigan

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Cast on, Knit, Purl, Increase, Cast off

Pattern Description:

A very easy designer hand 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 English Rib stitch gives plenty of ease to the body and flatters all sizes.

You will also need
1 Pair 8mm (UK0-USA11) Knitting Needles.
1 Button.
1 Large Press Stud.
A fabulous warm and snuggly big designer cardigan to wear on a very cold winters evening.


8 sts and 12 rows to 10cm. 4in using 8mm knitting needles or the size rquired to obtain the correct tension

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • One Size: To fit size 86cm (34"} to 117cm (46") chest


  • 12 x 100 gram Balls of Super Chunky Yarn
  • 1 Pair 8mm (UK0-USA11) Knitting Needles

You Will Also Need:

  • 1 Button
  • 1 Large Press Stud

Suggested yarn:

720 meters of Bulky weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Patons Fab Big Yarn


02313 Russett Red

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