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Justine Turner on craftsy.com
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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Spirited cardigan

from Just Jussi
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Spirited cardigan
Spirited cardigan
Spirited cardigan
Spirited cardigan
Spirited cardigan

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knit and purl
  • cast on and off
  • slip sts to a holder and back onto needle
  • work from a chart
  • or from written charted instructions
  • pick up sts

Pattern Description:

I was inspired to design this cardigan while experimenting with the stitch pattern, which is very striking and needed a simple canvas to make the most of its appeal.

Spirited is a cute cardigan with simple shaping, making it easy to pop on to the most wriggly baby!

This sophisticated jacket is knitted in one piece to underarms, the aran motif gives a chunky look with less weight.

The stitch pattern requires concentration.


24 sts x 30 rows over 10 cm (4 inches) in aran pattern

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 0-6, 6-12, 12-18 months, 2 years.


  • 3.5 mm circular needle (Or size required to obtain gauge)
  • 495 (660, 660, 825) metres 540 (720, 720, 900) yds Filature di crosa Zarina 100% wool, superwash. (50 g = 165 m, 180 yd)

You Will Also Need:

  • Darning needle 2 buttons (2 cm in diameter) 5 stitch holders (or scrap yarn)

Suggested yarn:

495 yards of Sport weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Filatura di crosa Zarina