Helga Cardigan

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Helga Cardigan Pattern


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Knitting: Helga Cardigan
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Pattern Details:

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Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit
  • purl
  • knit 2 stitches together
  • ssk
  • slip stitches
  • pass slipped stitches over
  • yarn over
  • short rows (wrap and turn)
  • following charts

Pattern Description:

Helga is a feminine cardigan, that is worked seamless from them bottom up. It features a diamond lace panel that runs up both fronts and the middle of the back and adorns the cuffs. Helga comes with waist shaping, a V-shaped neckline and set-in sleeves, that are shaped by using short rows. The lace panel and the lace panel decreases for the neck line are charted. Hints how to achieve an alternative back neck are given.


20 stitches x 26 rows

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • bust circumference 34, 36, 38, 40, 42, 44


  • US8 (5mm) circular needle 32inch(80cm) length

You Will Also Need:

  • 10 stitch markers
  • tapestry needle for weaving in ends

Suggested yarn:

1000 yards of Worsted weight

About Designer

About Designer

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I'm a knitter!!! I was 8 years old when I asked my grandmother at a birthday party if she could teach me knitting sometime and she did it immediately. And after years of frustration I gave it up, I even was about to gift all my wool and needles, fortunately my room mate didn't want the needles. Then when I was 24/25 the knitting passion hit me again. Since then I didn't put my needles down any ...

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