Dirghagama Cardigan

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Dirghagama Cardigan Pattern


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Knitting: Dirghagama Cardigan
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Girls, Infant/Baby



Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • k2tog
  • p2tog
  • yo

Pattern Description:

This is a new version of the original free Dirghagama baby cardigan, size 6 months in Bulky yarn, which was made as a baby shower present for a lovely couple who study the Dirghagama. Dirghagama means 'a long (dirgha) discourse of Buddha (agama)' in Sanskrit and is a collection of 48 sutras, or rather records of the oral teachings of the Buddha from the 8th century. So now you know!


20 stitches and 26 rows per 10 cm / 4 inches in stockinette stitch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 3 months
  • 6 months
  • 1 year
  • 2 year
  • 4 years
  • 6 years
  • 8 years


  • 4mm circular

You Will Also Need:

  • 2 stitch holders
  • 6 stitch markers

Suggested yarn:

500 yards of DK weight

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About Designer

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I'm a programmer, academic and teacher, who loves anything archaeology and history related. I'm fairly new to designing my own knit-wear, which has grown out of a love for un-patterns and recipes. I love working in the round and working two identical items in one go.

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