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Multicolor short cardigan

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Multicolor short cardigan
Multicolor short cardigan
Multicolor short cardigan
Multicolor short cardigan
Multicolor short cardigan
Multicolor short cardigan

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • You should already know how to knit

Pattern Description:

PATTERN (PDF) for a short cardigan with lace knitting pattern in the bottom of the body and sleeves.

The lace leaf pattern creates a zig zag bottom ending both for the body and the sleeves. The V-shape of the body, together with the large V-shape of the neckline create a high contrast with the A-shape of the sleeves. The colors of the yarn mix beautifully when the reverse stocking stitch is used and make single color "stains" here and there. A thin cable cord is used for the neckline.

Wear it with a single color shirt or tight single color sweater and jeans
Prefer bright multicolor yarn to make this cardigan.
I used multicolor: white - turquoise - blue, 70% mohair - 30% acrylic light yarn.

Enjoy knitting and wearing it!

Instructions for sizes: Small, Medium and Large - shown in size: small
Yarn weight: 3 - LIGHT
Knitting needles: US 6 (4 mm)
Charts and written instructions included

By purchasing this pattern you agree to the following:
This pattern is for personal, non-commercial use only. It may not be sold in full or in part, and products made using this pattern may not be mass produced. All commercial use, as well as reproduction, publication, or distribution (including distribution of the digital file) without permission of the owner is prohibited.


22sts * 28rows = 4"*4" (10*10cm) over reverse stocking stitch, using size US 6 (4mm) knitting needles

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Small
  • Medium
  • Large


  • 845, 950, 1060 yd of yarn
  • 1 pair size US 6 (4mm) knitting needles
  • Size US 6 (4mm) circular needle 32" (80cm)long
  • Small cable needle or dpn
  • Tapestry needle

You Will Also Need:

  • 2 buttons D = approx. 3/4" (2cm)

Suggested yarn:

950 yards of Fingering weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Multicolor 70% mohair - 30% acrylic


White - Turquoise - Blue