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I have been knitting and sewing since I was a young girl. My mother and grandmother taught me.

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Olive

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit
  • purl
  • K2tog - knit 2 stitches together (decrease 1)
  • P2tog - purl 2 stitches together (decrease 1)
  • YO - yarn over to increase by 1 stitch
  • CO - cast on stitches

Pattern Description:

Olive is an easy lace cardigan that is approx waist length and sits close to the body. Short sleeves with a lace border add a dainty look and allow you to use it for most seasons. This would be a great cardigan in warmer areas as well.

Olive uses only basic knitting stitches plus the following -
p2tog, k2tog, and yarn over.

If you can knit those stitches you can complete Olive.

Worked in Malabrigo lace doubled this is a fun and quick knit.

Needles required are 6(4.0mm) and 8(5.0mm)

Only written instructions no charted needed.


18 stitches and 20 rows of even knit measures 4 inches on size 8(5.0mm) needles


  • 2(4,6,6,8,8) Malabrigo Lace Olive
  • Size 6 (4.0 mm) Straight Knitting Needles
  • Size 8 (5.0mm) Straight Knitting Needles
  • 3 Buttons