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I am a knitting instructor, published designer and mother of 2 teenage girls.
I am obsessed with knitting, love vegetable gardening and cooking.

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Peek A Boo Cardigan

from Practical knits for the everyday knitter
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Peek A Boo Cardigan
Peek A Boo Cardigan
Peek A Boo Cardigan
Peek A Boo Cardigan
Peek A Boo Cardigan

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit, purl,, pick up sts

Pattern Description:

Seamless-One piece construction

This little girl's cardigan is wearable year round. The fun 2-toned trim adds color and texture and yet couldn't be any easier! Embellish with some colorful buttons and some soft little bows to the sleeves to finish the look. A satisfying first sweater project.

Pictures shown in Frog Tree yarns Picoboo

Originally published in Love of Knitting, Winter 2010.
Copyright 2010, Lisa Ellis Designs

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Girl's sizes 2, 4, 6, 8 years
  • Finished chest: 24, 26, 28, 30 inches
  • Finished length: 14, 14.5, 15.5, 16.5 inches


  • 460 - 685 yds of Sport weight yarn
  • approx. 50 yds of Sport weight yarn in contrasting color
  • US 6 needles
  • 2 - 4 buttons