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Intermediate
Knitting
Clothing
Girls, Boys
Sweater
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About the designer

Stefanie Japel learned to knit from her grandma when she was 8 years old. She grew up wearing her sweaters and borrowing the ones she made for other people. Most of these sweaters are raglans, knit ...

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Playtime Cardigan - top down, seamless

from Stefanie Japel Knits
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Playtime Cardigan - top down, seamless
Playtime Cardigan - top down, seamless
Playtime Cardigan - top down, seamless
Playtime Cardigan - top down, seamless

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit
  • purl
  • kfb (work a simple increase)
  • make a buttonhole
  • work in ribbing
  • attach buttons

Pattern Description:

This is a great sweater to make for girls or boys. It's top down, seamless, easy to knit, and, the more of these that you make, the more possibilities you will see for switching up the details - lengthening or shortening sleeves or body...adding pockets...the choice is yours!

Gauge:

20 stitches and 24 rows in 4 inches (10 cm)

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Sizes: Child's 2 (4, 6, 8, 10)
  • Finished chest circumference: 22 (25, 27, 29, 31) inches / 56 (63.5, 68.5, 74, 79) cm

Materials:

  • 3(4, 4, 5, 6)** skeins Skacel HiKoo SimpiWorsted 55% Merino Superwash 28% Acrylic 17% Nylon 140 yards per 100 gram skein **If working with a self-striping colorway, consider purchasing an extra skein to match stripes for sleeves.
  • Needles: US 10 (6mm) 24" or longer circular needle, US10 (6mm) DPN, Long circ., etc. for sleeves, US 8 (5mm) 24" or longer circular needle, US8 (5mm) DPN, Long circ., etc. for sleeves
  • Notions: six to ten 3/4 to 1" buttons, darning needle, four stitch markers Gauge: 20 stitches and 24 rows in 4 inches (10 cm)

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Skacel Haikoo Simpliworsted