Sometimes I like to eat dessert first. That's why this lovely, feminine cardi begins with the bottom lace edging instead of finishing with it. The botanical print of the lace panels create curves in a most flattering way; while the 3/4 sleeves and textured cotton combine beauty with comfort. Following the Kirigami-style of knitting, this cardigan is still essentially a knitted square.
It is meant to hang at the hip, and rest open, but feel free to embellish it with a shawl pin, if you like. This pattern uses lace, picked-up stitches, temporary (waste) stitches, wrap & turn short rows, 3-needle seaming, and applied I-cord edges to create an all in one piece garment that is flattering and feminine. Enjoy!
14-15 sts/ 22rows = 4" in Stockinette
Karin teaches knitting at Anacapa Fine Yarns in Ventura, CA, and is a homeschool mom. She began her knitting journey 11 years ago in an insane attempt to knit socks (9 pairs - 1st projects ever) for ...
Karin teaches knitting at Anacapa Fine Yarns in Ventura, CA, and is a homeschool mom. She began her knitting journey 11 years ago in an insane attempt to knit socks (9 pairs - 1st projects ever) for the whole family in 3 months. Her natural ability to teach, combined with her nerdy love of Math humor, & Science, and her love of fine details inspire her to explore unusual knitting constructions. Whether it is top-down, sideways, circles or other geometrics, she enjoys creating knits that offer a different perspective. You can find her musings, and other knitterly ponderings at knittingkirigami.wordpress.comView all patterns by designer (6) »