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Sprössling Pattern


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Knitting: Sprössling
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Women, Petite, Tall, Plus-sized



Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Pattern Description:

A close-fitting, ribbed lace cardigan in seven sizes (XS, S, M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X), with set-in sleeves, jewel neck, and offset body shaping. All pieces are knit flat, bottom up, and seamed. Works up beautifully in solid, semi-solid, tonal handpaints, and tweed yarns.
Substituting yarn and/or needles may result in an overall variation in size.


24 sts and 36 rows = 4 inches/10 cm in stockinette (unblocked) using larger needle

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 28.75(33.25, 38, 42.75, 47.25, 52, 56.75) inches/73(84.5, 96.5, 108.5, 120, 132, 144) cm in circumference at chest, buttoned and slightly stretched, to fit with 0-5 inches of ease


  • 1050(1200, 1400, 1650, 1850, 2100, 2350) yards/975(1125, 1300, 1525, 1700, 1950, 2175) m of fingering weight yarn
  • size 5US (3.75 mm) needle for body or size to obtain correct gauge
  • 3US (3.25 mm) for trims (or two sizes smaller than body needle)
  • 9(9, 9, 10, 10, 11, 11) buttons which are .375-inch/1 cm in diameter

You Will Also Need:

  • tapestry needle
  • tape measure
  • stitch markers

Suggested yarn:

2350 yards of Fingering weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Lanas Puras Melosa Fingering Yarn



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About Designer

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I am the owner of Knitspot - knitting patterns, clubs, and artisan yarns. I am a life-long knitter with a background in the fashion and graphic design fields, and began designing clothing, knitwear and accessories during the 1970s. I teach and write about knitting, spinning, and designing at my blog, Knitspot. I live and work in Ohio with David, who loves wool, too.

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