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I was 4 when my grandmother taught me to knit. I have since enjoyed all sorts of needle work; crochet, cross stitch, needlepoint, quilting. However, my love is knitting and designing seamless and ...

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Solace Cardigan

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Solace Cardigan
Solace Cardigan
Solace Cardigan
Solace Cardigan
Solace Cardigan
Solace Cardigan

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • increasing and decreasing in pattern
  • basic increases/decreases

Pattern Description:

This cozy cardigan is a simple and rewarding knit - the finished garment is wonderfully flattering for lots of different shapes!

Solace is a seamless cardigan with raglan shaping, meaning that it's easy to get a lovely professional finish, and you can try it on as you go to make sure that it fits you nicely. Three quarter length sleeves can be worn in any season or can be lengthened, if desired.

A simple slip stitch pattern is worked throughout with a ribbed band that is worked around the neck, front edges, hem and cuffs. No sewing of seams or grafting makes Solace wearable after weaving in a few ends!


Worked from the neck edge down with raglan shaping, making it seamless and flat.
3/4 or desired length sleeves
Ribbed band is worked around neck edge and lower edge sts and by picking up sts along each front.


18 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches in Slip Stitch Pattern with US 8 (5mm) needles

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • XS, S, M, L, XL,XXL, XXL
  • Finished Bust: 30 [34, 36, 40, 44, 48, 52]"


  • US 8 (5mm) circular needles
  • US 7 (4.5mm) circular needles
  • Worsted/Aran weight Yarn: 800 (880, 980, 1180, 1300, 1475, 1600) yards

You Will Also Need:

  • 1 large button (1-1.5") or shawl pin
  • 8 stitch markers (or more to mark repeats)
  • tapestry needle

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