the sophisticate cardigan

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the sophisticate cardigan Pattern


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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit, pearl, increase, decrease, seam

Pattern Description:

When my daughter turned five and a half something shifted - she went from flaunting pink tutus to demanding a little black dress. I call her the six-year-old sophisticate. This sweet fitted cardigan with grown-up, 3?4-length sleeves was just what that little black dress asked for and is versatile enough to wear with her favorite jeans.


23 sts and 30 rows to 4 inches across st st

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • to fit ages: 5 (7, 9) years finished measurements: chest: 25 (26 1?2, 28)"/63.5 (67.5,71)cm length: 141?2(161?2,181?2)"/37(42, 47)cm sleeves: 10 3?4 (13, 15)"/27.5 (33, 38)cm


  • 5 (6, 7) x 1.75oz/50g balls (100 yds/90m) of S. Charles collezione Nepal 100% organic cotton in Charcoal (#10)
  • contrasting yarn for embellishment (optional)
  • pair of size 5 (3.75mm) knitting needles or size needed to get gauge
  • stitch holder and two safety pins

About Designer

About Designer

Anne Weil on

Anne Weil is a working mother of three lively and adventure-seeking children. She knits, blogs, sews, designs and generates exciting crafty ideas for a number of outlets, including Petite Purls, a quarterly knitwear magazine for children, and Action Pack, a monthly craft magazine for 7- to 10-year-olds.

In her creative work, Anne adds her love of storytelling to an eye for detail ...

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