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I love to be creative and make things. When I was little, we always had crafty stuff around the house to make pom poms and flowers and bracelets. When I was 6 or 7 I remember making a flower out of ...

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Simply Claire Cardigan

from Heliotrope Stitching
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Simply Claire Cardigan
Simply Claire Cardigan
Simply Claire Cardigan

Pattern Description:

This sweater was inspired by the desire for something I could wear to the office with a skirt or work pants instead of a blazer or jacket. In keeping with this desire, Simply Claire was designed with clean lines, set-in sleeves and shaping to hug your curves in all the right places without creating bulk. At the same time, because it is knit in a worsted weight yarn, it knits up relatively quick.

As it happens, not only does this simple little cardi look great paired with a skirt, it's also perfect for a Saturday afternoon in jeans!

Simply Claire is designed to be worn with 1" to 2" of negative ease and would look fabulous on a woman with curves.


20 sts / 25 rows = 4" x 4" in stockinette stitch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Finished Measurements
  • Chest: 30 [34, 38, 42, 46, 50, 54] inches
  • Length: 23.5 [24.5, 25, 25.5, 26, 26.5, 27] inches


  • Cascade Yarns 220 [100% Wool; 220yds/200m per 100g skein]; 5 [5, 6, 7, 8, 8, 9] skeins
  • 1 set 4.5mm (US#7) double-point needles
  • 1 40" 4.5mm (US#7) circular needle

You Will Also Need:

  • Tapestry Needle
  • 1" buttons - 7 [7, 7, 7, 8, 8, 8]
  • Stitch markers

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Cascade 220



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