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Too Cute for Two Cardigans

from Practical knits for the everyday knitter
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Too Cute for Two Cardigans
Too Cute for Two Cardigans
Too Cute for Two Cardigans
Too Cute for Two Cardigans

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit in the round
  • pick up stitches
  • buttonholes

Pattern Description:

These precious little cardigans are knit from the top down, eliminating all finishing work. The sweet cardigans are identical except for the trim work which defines masculine from feminine. Sure to bring oohhs and aahhs to any new parent!


30 sts and 44 rows = 10cm (4")

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • finished chest: 18 (21.25, 24.5, 26.5) inches
  • finished length: 10 (12.5, 13.5, 15) inches


  • 400 - 800 yds of socik weight yarn
  • US 2 (2.75mm) 16" circular needles or longer
  • US 2 (2.75mm) double pointed needles

You Will Also Need:

  • 5 buttons 1/2 (1/2, 1, 1)"

Suggested yarn:

400 yards of Fingering weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

tosh sock by Madelinetosh


rose #78, denim #128