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I'm a knitwear and embroidery pattern designer and knitting teacher from Michigan who currently lives in Chicago. My patterns have been published in Interweave Knits, Knitscene, and knit.wear ...

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Two Boyfriends Cardigan

from The Sweatshop of Love
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Two Boyfriends Cardigan
Two Boyfriends Cardigan
Two Boyfriends Cardigan

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit
  • purl
  • cast on
  • bind off
  • inc
  • dec
  • knit in the round

Pattern Description:

So, you've got two boyfriends. It's ok. Really, it happens to the best of us. The problem? It's hard to keep them straight. Who like sushi and who likes Thia? Which one is the Packers fan? Who did you make the date with on Friday?

A) Get a notebook, and B) Knit this sweater! One of them likes blue and one of them likes green? With this sweater you can make them both happy!

Only have one boyfriend? Ryan Reynold's favorite color is yellow, James McAvoy's favorite color is green, George Clooney's favorite color is red, Nathan Fillion's favorite color is brown, Lee Pace's favorite color is navy, and Ron Weasley's favorite color is black. Wait. What?! Ron Weasley? Haha. How did he sneak in here?


The Two Boyfriends Cardigan is an over-sized boyfriend style cardigan knit from the top down with long length, long sleeves, big side pockets, and a deep v neck.


22 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches in stockinette stitch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 32 (36, 40, 44, 48)" bust circumference


  • 1230 - 2091 yards DK weight yarn
  • size 6 needles
  • Tapestry needle

You Will Also Need:

  • 5-7 buttons

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