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MeijuKP on craftsy.com
Helsinki, Finland

I am knitaholic, knitter and knitwear designer, mother of three boys. I have designed a couple of years now. Including my self published line, my designs have been published in Knitty (webzine) and ...

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Sydney Soft

from Meiju Knits
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Sydney Soft
Sydney Soft Sydney Soft by Meiju KP
Sydney Soft Sydney Soft by Meiju KP
Sydney Soft Sydney Soft by Meiju KP
Sydney Soft Sydney Soft by Meiju KP
Sydney Soft Sydney Soft by Meiju KP

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • cables
  • Judy's Magic CO (help provided in the pattern)
  • knit
  • purl
  • knitting in the round
  • contiguous yoke shaping (row by row directions given in the pattern)

Pattern Description:

This cardigan is worked seamlessly from top down with contiguous yoke shaping. With removable tie string you can wear it in diverse ways. Cables on front collar pieces are reversible. Made from alpaca yarn, this cardigan is warm and comfortable.

Shown in size S.

XS (S, M, L, XL, XXL)
Finished bust circumference: 30 (34, 38, 42, 46, 50) 75 (85, 95, 105, 115, 125) cm. Choose a size with no ease to a small amount of positive ease.

22 sts and 30 rows = 4 10 cm in Stockinette stitch.

Rowan Baby Alpaca DK (100% alpaca, 50g " 100m/109 yd per skein), approx. 12 (12, 13, 15, 16, 17) skeins. The sample was knitted in size S cm with color Jacob (205).
1250 (1275, 1360, 1520, 1690, 1800) yards, 1150 (1175, 1250, 1400, 1550, 1650) meters any other DK-weight yarn.
US 4 (3,5 mm) 40/ 100 cm circular needle.
Adjust the needle size to get the correct gauge.
Cable needle, tapestry needle, stitch markers, stitch holders/waste yarn

This garment is worked seamlessly top-down using the contiguous method developed by Susie Myers (SusieM on Ravelry).


22 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches in Stockinette st

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • XS (S, M, L, XL, XXL)


  • circular needle US 4

You Will Also Need:

  • stitch markers

Suggested yarn:

1800 yards of DK weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Rowan Baby Alpaca

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