K717 Shells on the Beach Cardigan

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K717 Shells on the Beach Cardigan Pattern


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Knitting: K717  Shells on the Beach Cardigan
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Skill Level:

advanced skill level requirement Expert

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • yo, ssk, k2tog

Pattern Description:

This is a beautiful fitted cardigan worked in lace weight yarn. The pattern is a gorgeous lace pattern that is manipulated to be separated at the bottom edge to create a bit of flare then decreased to make a nice waistline. The 3/4 length sleeves follow the same flare of the bottom edge which makes ruffled edge sleeves.


22 sts and 24 rows = 4" (10 cm) in Shell pattern for Body with size 5 needles or size to obtain gauge

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Bust: 31" (79 cm), 381/2" (98 cm), 41" (104 cm), 49" (124 cm)
  • Total length: 231/2" (60 cm), 231/2" (60 cm), 241/2" (62 cm), 241/2" (62 cm)
  • Armhole depth:81/2" (22 cm), 81/2" (22 cm), 9" (23 cm), 9" (23 cm)
  • Sleeve length to underarm: 11" (28 cm)


  • Knitting needles size 5 (3.75 mm)
  • Stitch holders
  • Tapestry needle
  • Sewing needle and matching thread

You Will Also Need:

  • Seven 3/4" (2 cm) buttons

Suggested yarn:

740 yards of Fingering weight



About Designer

About Designer

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My name is Nazanin (Nazee) S. Fard. I have been designing for publication since 1992. I love to knit and crochet and most of my work is in these two mediums. Since 2007 I have started offering my designs independently.
I studied computer science in college and that has helped me in writing instructions. I always try my best to offer accurate patterns. Most of my designs have charts included ...

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