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Taupini Pattern


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Knitting: Taupini
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Girls, Boys, Infant/Baby



Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knit, purl, short rows, bind off.

Pattern Description:

The unusual construction of this cardigan makes this a very fun knit. Worked from side to side starting at the center of the back, curvy short row hip shaping, clever side joining and short row sleeve caps can introduce you to several new techniques.


14 sts/20 rows = 4"/10 cm in st st

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Finished Chest: 20.75 (22.5, 24, 25.5, 27.25, 28.75, 30.5)" / 52.5 (57, 61, 65, 69, 73, 77.5) cm To fit approx: 6 mts (12mts, 2yr, 4yr, 6yr, 8yr, 10yr)


  • Fyberspates Chunky Scrumptious (45% Silk, 55% Merino; 133yds/122m per 100g skein); 2 (2, 3, 3, 3, 4, 4) skeins 24-inch US #10/6mm circular needle or longer x 2 1 set US #10/6mm double-point needles

You Will Also Need:

  • Waste yarn; stitch markers, safety pin, 2 buttons approx. 1"/2.5cm diam.

Suggested yarn:

200 yards of Chunky weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Fyberspates Scrumptious Chunky



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About Designer

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Carol Feller's patterns for men, women, and children are widely published in books and magazines, including Twist Collective, Interweave Knits, Knitting in the Sun (Wiley, 2009) and Knitty. Carol blogs on StolenStitches.com and can also be found on Twitter (@stolenstitches), and Facebook (carol.feller). She lives in Cork, Ireland, with ...

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