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Vintage Cottage Cardigan

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Vintage Cottage Cardigan
Vintage Cottage Cardigan
Vintage Cottage Cardigan
Vintage Cottage Cardigan
Vintage Cottage Cardigan
Vintage Cottage Cardigan

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • increases and decreases
  • picking up stitches
  • stranded colourwork

Pattern Description:

This vintage-feel cardigan has slightly capped short sleeves, a mandarin collar, rounded armholes, ribbed trim, and is designed to fit comfortably. It's also got great detailing with the orange stripes worked on the fronts of the cardigan and an accent of purling to give the piece structure. It's an easy-to-wear cardigan that will easily become one of your go-to pieces in your wardrobe.

The cardigan was knit with Cascade 220 wool in aporto and mimosa. You will need 5 mm straight or circular needles, as well as 4 mm circular needles to knit this pattern. Also required: seaming needle, buttons, and a stitch holder.


16 sts x 20 rows = 4" with 5 mm needles in stockinette

You Will Also Need:

  • buttons
  • stitch holder
  • seaming needle

Suggested yarn:

1540 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Cascade 220


Aporto and Mimosa