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Sharon Slarke on craftsy.com
Melbourne, Australia

Taught by my Mum. Eventually realised that hand making clothes is an occupation which deserves way more respect than it receives.

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Easterner Cardigan

from Unyewshual
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Easterner Cardigan
Easterner Cardigan
Easterner Cardigan
Easterner Cardigan

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Twisted Stitches

Pattern Description:

I wanted a summer cardigan, with plenty of colour and texture. The result is a cardigan in wide stripes of colour worked in diagonal stitch, knitted on larger needles for an open texture, in cotton.


22 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches in Relief Diagonal Stitch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 75 (85, 95, 105, 115)cm, 291/2 (331/2, 371/2, 411/4, 451/4) in


  • 4.5mm straight needles
  • 4.00mm 40cm circular needle
  • Rowan Cotton Glace: - 2(2,3,3,3) balls Colour A, - 2(3,3,3,3) balls Colour B, - 3(3,3,4,4) balls Colour C, - 2(2,2,3,3) balls Colour D, - 2(2,2,2,3) balls Colour E

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