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Auckland, New Zealand.

I love designing knitwear for babies and older kids too, I'm inspired by the world around me, whether it's the green bush covered hills where I live, or the bright city lights and sparkling harbor. I ...

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Sakura

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Cast on
  • Bind off
  • Increase
  • I-cord (tutorial included in pattern)
  • knit and purl

Pattern Description:

Sakura is a simply shaped cardigan with a double breasted front and lovely detailing in the intarsia and i-cord, you can choose to work short sleeves for a layering garment or long sleeved for extra warmth, and if you feel that the flower is too girly the cardigan looks equally stunning without it, and is perfect for a baby boy.

Suitable for the advanced beginner onwards, the pattern contains a chart for the intarsia flower as well as tips for successful intarsia and i-cord.


15 stitches and 22 rows = 4 inches in Socking stitch with larger needle

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Chest (child) 43 (46, 50, 53, 57, 62) cm


  • Needles 5 mm circular or straight as you prefer. 5.5 mm Or size needed to achieve gauge, and your preferred method of working in the round.
  • Circular needle in a smaller size ( 3-4mm is fine, it is for holding the neck sts)
  • 2 DPNs 3.25 mm

You Will Also Need:

  • Darning needle
  • Scrap yarn or holders for holding sts.
  • 1 button 2 cm wide.
  • 1 snap fastener to fasten inside of cardigan, 1 cm wide.

Suggested yarn:

220 yards of Worsted weight