Helena Bean Cardigan

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Helena Bean Cardigan Pattern


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Knitting: Helena Bean Cardigan
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details






Girls, Boys



Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • cable
  • yarn over
  • purl into front and back of stitch
  • Right Twist
  • knit through back loop
  • knit two together through bacl loop
  • knit three together
  • purl two together
  • purl three together
  • slip as if to knit
  • slip, slip, knit

Pattern Description:

The Helena Bean Cardigan features cables, lace, and bobbles for a unique texture. The result is a soft, roomy, comfortable open-front cardi that closes with a frog-closure at the top.


Gauge in Stockinette
5 stitches per inch
8 rows per inch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 2-3 yrs / chest size 22"
  • 4-5 yrs / chest size 24"
  • 6-7 yrs / chest size 25"
  • 8-9 yrs / chest size 27"


  • 615 yards (size 2-3), 700 yards (size 4-5), 875 yards (size 6-7), or 910 yards
  • Aran weight yarn
  • one 24" size 7 (4.5mm) circular knitting needle
  • set of size 7 (4.5mm) double-pointed knitting needles
  • frog closure (or other similar closure)
  • One cable needle (cn)
  • Tapestry yarn needle
  • 22 stitch markers
  • Sewing needle
  • Thread (to sew on the frog closure)

Suggested yarn:

615 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Berroco Weekend


5914 Icy Blue

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