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Crocus Pattern


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Knitting: Crocus
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Pattern Details:

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Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

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"

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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