Grannie Smith

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Grannie Smith Pattern


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Knitting: Grannie Smith
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details






Women, Plus-sized



Skill Level:

intermediate skill level requirement Advanced

Pattern Description:

A vintage inspired cardigan knit in light as a feather mohair. The lacy body is trimmed with an easy to work picot edge. Just add your most precious buttons from your Grandma's stash to make it your own!

Also try knitting this sweater up in a fingering weight yarn for a less sheer option.


25 sts and 32 rows = 4″ (10cm) in lace diamond pattern stitch using larger needles

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Chest: 32 (34, 36, 38, 40, 44, 48)"/81 (86.5, 91.5, 96.5, 101.5, 112, 122)cm
  • Length: 19 (19, 19.5, 19.5, 20, 20.5, 21)"/48.5 (48.5, 49.5, 49.5, 51, 52, 53.5)cm


  • Rowan Kidsilk Haze (70% super kid mohair/30% silk; 229yds/210m per 25g skein); color: Jelly 597; 4 (4, 4, 5, 5, 6, 6) balls
  • 1 pair US size 4 (3.50mm) straight needles, or size needed to obtain gauge
  • 1 pair US size 3 (3.25mm) straight needles
  • 1 US size 3 (3.25mm) double-pointed needle

You Will Also Need:

  • Waste yarn
  • Stitch holder
  • Five or Six 5/8″ buttons

About Designer

About Designer

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My Grandmother taught me how to knit when I was seven years old. However, I quickly lost interest making Barbie tube dresses and put down the needles for several years. My passion was renewed when I moved to New York City to study at the Fashion Institute of Technology, where I majored in Fashion Design and specialized in knitwear.

I've worked in the industry as a knitwear designer for over 10 ...

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