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About the designer

My name is Hanna Maciejewska.
I live near Torun, Poland.
I am a wife to a supportive and loving husband and a mother to the most beautiful and amazing girl.

I fell in love with knitting as a ...

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Simple Cardi

from Hada Knits
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Simple Cardi
Simple Cardi
Simple Cardi
Simple Cardi
Simple Cardi

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • provisional cast-on, knitting, purling, knitting in the round, increasing, decreasing, picking up stitches, working short rows.

Pattern Description:

Simple Cardi is a cute, girly cardigan with tons of bubbles.
It is knitted seamlessly (except pockets), top-down with set in sleeves. The body is worked from the top down.

You start the cardigan at the back from the shoulder line and knit down to the armpits, then pick up sts at the shoulder line and work both fronts to the armpits, join and work in one piece.

The sleeves are also knitted top-down and worked by picking up stitches at the armholes and working short rows to shape caps.


24 sts and 30 rows per 4 inches in stockinette stitch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 2 (4, 6, 8, 10, 12) years


  • 590 - 1050 yards of DK weight yarn
  • US 2 1/2 - 3 mm circular needles (80 cm length) or dpn
  • 1 stitch marker
  • 12 buttons (9/16" 14mm) and matching thread

You Will Also Need:

  • Contrasting color yarn

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Rozetti Yarns First Class