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Ladies classic cardigan - Katie

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Ladies classic cardigan - Katie Lady's Classic Cardigan

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Work in stocking stitch.
  • Work 2x2 rib.
  • Do basic increasing and decreasing.
  • Pick up stitches for bands.

Pattern Description:

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

This pattern is also available in plus sizes to fit bust 120-150cm [471/4-59 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 inches] over stocking st, using 4.00mm needles.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Pattern sizes: S (M-L-XL).
  • To fit bust: 80 (90-100-110) cm [311/2 (351/2-391/2-431/4) inches].
  • Garment measures: 87 (97-107-117) cm [341/4 (381/4-421/4-46) inches].


  • Yarn required: 6 (7-8-9) 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