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I’m 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 ...

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from Elizabeth Smith
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Crocus

Basic Skills Necessary:

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

Pattern Description:

A great beginner sweater project, this cardigan uses worsted-weight yarn, has a top-down raglan construction and is completely seamless. The only finishing you'll have to do is picking up stitches for the button bands.

Shaped 3/4-length sleeves and a slightly cropped length make this a great spring/summer garmentperfect to wear with a cami, tank, or light t-shirt underneath.


4.5 stitches & 6 rows = 1" in St st

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 32 (36, 40, 44, 48)"


  • Yarn: 660 (730, 820, 890, 980) yds worsted weight yarn for main color, approx 100 yds for contrasting color for top stripes, shown in 220 Wool by Cascade (100% Peruvian Wool; 100 g=220 yds), 3 (4, 4, 5, 5) skeins for main color, 1 skein for contrasting color.
  • Needles: 24" and 16" circular knitting needles in size US 8 or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Needles: 24" circular knitting needles and DPNs in size US 7 or 1 needle size smaller than used to obtain gauge

You Will Also Need:

  • 8 stitch markers
  • 2 pieces of scrap yarn, around 20" in length
  • Tapestry needle or crochet hook to weave in ends
  • 4 buttons, 1/2 -3/4"

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Cascade's "220 Wool" or Berroco's "Vintage"