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Kate Oates is the designer for Tot Toppers & When I Grow Up. She enjoys designing hats and garments for babies and children in particular, these projects often reflect a whimsical spirit. Kate's When ...

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Madeline Cardigan

from Tot Toppers
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Madeline Cardigan
Madeline Cardigan
Madeline Cardigan
Madeline Cardigan
Madeline Cardigan
Madeline Cardigan

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Working in the round
  • Short row shaping
  • cabling
  • picking up stitches
  • basic increasing & decreasing
  • cable cast-on

Pattern Description:

This fitted lightweight cardigan is set off with delicate details. Hip section is worked first sideways and stitches are picked up for the body, which is worked from the bottom-up. Braided cables accent raglan shaping and set apart hip and body. Shown in size XS. The size range on this pattern makes it suitable for teens through adults. Pattern includes 7 sizes and a full schematic.


25 sts and 29 rows per 4 inches in stockinette on larger needles

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Finished Chest: 28.25(31.5, 34.5, 37.25)(40.5, 43.25, 46.5) inches
  • Size: XS(S, S/M, M)(L, L/XL, XL)


  • 680(760, 850, 920)(1020, 1100, 1200) yards sock weight yarn (featured in Madelinetosh Tosh Sock)

You Will Also Need:

  • Size 3(3.25 mm) needles and set of 5 DPNs, Size 4(3.5 mm) needles and set of 5 DPNs, stitch markers, cable needle
  • Notions: 10(10, 10, 11)(11, 11, 11) 1?2 to 3?4 -inch buttons

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