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Criollo Pattern


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Knitting: Criollo
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Criollo Criollo
Criollo Criollo
Criollo Criollo
Criollo Criollo
Criollo Criollo

Pattern Details:

Pattern Details









Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knitting in the round
  • increasing stitches
  • decreasing stitches
  • slipping sts
  • simple cables

Pattern Description:

Criollo is a seamless cardigan knit from the top down with fancy ribbing. The design uses contiguous method of shaping set-in sleeves developed by Suzie M.

The pattern provides instructions for three lengths of cardigan and three lengths of sleeves.


26 sts and 36 rows in 10 cm / 4 in St st worked flat with larger needles after wet blocking.
Take time to save time, check your gauge. If necessary, adjust needle size to obtain the correct gauge. It is crucial for this pattern to obtain the correct stitch as well as row gauge as any differences may result in the cardigan not fitting as intended.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 28/30 (32/34, 36/38,40/42, 44/460; The cardigan should be worn with a little amount of negative ease. There is about 2-5 cm / 1-2 of negative ease already incorporated in the pattern.


  • Malabrigo Sock

You Will Also Need:

  • 3.0 mm / US #2 circular needle (60 cm / 24 long). 3.25 mm / US #3 circular needle (60 cm / 24 long) and #3 dpns. 3.5 mm / US #4 circular needle (60 cm / 24 long) and #4 dpns.
  • 10 buttons (about 1 cm / 0.5 in diameter), interlocking stitch markers, tapestry needle for weaving, stitch holders / scrap yarn.

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Malabrigo Sock, Madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light, Colour Adventures Cashmere Sock

Pattern Reviews

Pattern Reviews

Average Review (of 1 review)
KnittyO on

Excellent perfection in EVERY detail  September 22, 2013

The designer thought of EVERYTHING in this pattern. All of the details are explained. The fit is perfect and everything has been thought out.

About Designer

About Designer

Lorkowska J. on

I'm a mother, former teacher and a knitwear fanatic. I learned my first stitches from my mom when I was a teenager, but I gave up knitting quickly afterwards. Having my first baby brought back my passion with great impact and this time I also started designing knitwear for children and sometimes for adults. I live with my husband, two kids and two cats in Poland. My patterns can also be found on ...

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