Concetta Cardigan

from Elizabeth Smith

Concetta Cardigan Pattern


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Knitting: Concetta Cardigan
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details






Women, Plus-sized



Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knit
  • Purl
  • Cast on
  • Bind off
  • Basic pattern reading skills

Pattern Description:

Concetta has top-down raglan construction and is worked in one piece. Sleeves are split at the underarms and the body is worked in one piece to the hem. Sleeve sts are then transferred to smaller circular needles and worked in the round to the cuff (with slight bell-shaping). Stitches are picked up and worked in 2x2 Rib to create the neck ribbing and button bands.


4.5 stitches & 6 rows = 1" in St st

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 35 (39, 43, 47, 51, 55)"


  • Yarn: 1129 (1209, 1347, 1458, 1596, 1707) yds worsted weight yarn, shown in Lambs Pride Worsted by Brown Sheep (85% Wool, 15% Mohair; 113g = 190 yds), 6 (7, 8, 9, 9, 10) skeins, shown in Grey Heather.
  • Needles: 24" and 16" circular knitting needles in size US 8 or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Needles: 24" and 16" circular knitting needles in size US 7 or 1 needle size smaller than used to obtain gauge

You Will Also Need:

  • 4 stitch markers
  • 2 pieces of scrap yarn, around 20" in length
  • Tapestry needle or crochet hook to weave in ends
  • 1 button, 1.5"

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Brown Sheep "Lambs Pride Worsted"

About Designer

About Designer

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Iím Elizabeth Smith and designing knitting patterns is my passion. I strive to create simple, modern designs and write patterns for them that are easy to follow and fun to knit. Most of my patterns are seamless and many are knit from the top-down. They are written with the beginner knitter in mind, providing lots of detailed instructions. I provide pattern support for all my designs so feel free ...

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