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Sweet Violets Cardigan

from Jenny Snedeker Designs
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Sweet Violets Cardigan
Sweet Violets Cardigan
Sweet Violets Cardigan
Sweet Violets Cardigan

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knitting in the round, decreasing in pattern, simultaneous shapings

Pattern Description:

This sweet lacy cardigan is worked flat in one piece to the underarm. The sleeves are worked in the round and then all pieces are joined to work to the neckline with raglan sleeve seams. Due to the nature of the stitch pattern, instructions are written out completely for each size.

The pattern includes charts as well as written instructions for the lace. The edging is worked in a contrast color and one skein is needed for each size.

The sweater begins and ends with picot edging, and all instructions for these techniques are included in the pattern.


20 sts and 29 rows = 4" in Sweet Violets pattern on larger needles after blocking

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Sizes: 0/3m (6m, 12m, 18m, 2, 4) Sample shown in size 0/3 months
  • Finished chest: 18 (19 1/2, 20, 21, 23, 25)"/47 (49.5, 52, 54.5, 58.5, 63.5) cm


  • DK weight yarn that knits to the specified gauge, sample used Knit Picks Swish 110 yd/100.6 m per 1.75 oz/50 gm; skein; 1 skein white all sizes (CC); 2 (3, 3, 4, 4, 4) skeins Sugar Plum (MC)
  • US 4 [3.5 mm] 24" [61 cm] circular needles and dpns
  • US 5 [3.75mm] 24" [61 cm] circular needles and dpns or size needed to obtain gauge

You Will Also Need:

  • stitch markers; yarn needle; waste yarn or stitch holders; three to siz 1/4" to 3/8" buttons

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