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Ladies cardigan in plus sizes-Katie Plus

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Ladies cardigan in plus sizes-Katie Plus
Ladies cardigan in plus sizes-Katie Plus

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knit and purl.
  • Work basic increasing and decreasing.

Pattern Description:

This lady's classic cardigan, in plus sizes, has set in sleeves and is worked in stocking stitch with 2x2 rib bands.

This pattern is also available in smaller sizes to fit bust 80-110cm [311/2-431/4 inches] and has been photographed in the smaller size.

The pattern includes both centimetres and inches.

Please note that this pattern is protected by copyright and you do not have permission to copy or resell this pattern. You may, however, sell the knitted product.


21 sts and 28 rows to 10cm [4 ins] over stocking st, using 4.00mm needles.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Pattern sizes: 2XL (3XL-4XL-5XL).
  • To fit bust: 120 (130-140-150) cm [471/4 (511/4-55-59) inches].
  • Garment measures: 127 (137-147-157) cm [50 (54-58-62) inches].


  • Yarn required: 9 (10-11-12) balls Lincraft Romance, 50g balls@180m.
  • Needles required: A pair of 4.00mm (UK 8, US 6) knitting needles.
  • Wool needle for sewing up.

You Will Also Need:

  • A stitch holder.
  • 7 buttons.

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Lincraft Romance