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About the designer

Marilyn King is the owner of Black Water Abbey Yarns, an on-line yarn shop that sells yarn imported from Ireland. To meet the requests of her customers, she began designing knitting patterns for the ...

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Vickie's Cardigan

from Marilyn King-Black Water Abbey Yarns
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Vickie's Cardigan
Vickie's Cardigan Vickie's Cardigan

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Turn a cable, pick up stitches

Pattern Description:

This traditional cardigan features Diamond, XO and Rope Cables, arranged for a flattering, vertical line, with braid rib on the collar, cuffs and bands framing the cables. The hip-length sweater is knitted flat in pieces. Our sample was knitted in the color "Rust".


18 sts/28 rows = 4 inches in pattern

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 37 1/2, 42 1/2, 48, 51 1/2, 55 inch finished chest measurements


  • Yarn- 1540-2200 worsted weight yarn
  • Needles- size 7 (4.5 mm) 32 inch circular
  • Cable needle, tapestry needle

You Will Also Need:

  • 6- 3/4" buttons

Suggested yarn:

220 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Black Water Abbey Yarns worsted weight



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