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I was 4 when my grandmother taught me to knit. I have since enjoyed all sorts of needle work; crochet, cross stitch, needlepoint, quilting. However, my love is knitting and designing seamless and ...

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Young Diana

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Young Diana
Young Diana
Young Diana
Young Diana
Young Diana
Young Diana

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • basic lace
  • basic increases
  • knitting in the round for the sleeves

Pattern Description:

"Young Diana is a simple, yet pretty cardigan that is worked from the top down, seamlessly & flat, with raglan shaping. The body is worked in stockinette stitch and features a lace pattern around the neck edge, hem and cuffs to correspond with the cable & lace front edges. The cardigan meets at the front and hangs open and has a gracefully curving lower edge to create a flattering shape. Sleeves are worked seamlessly, in the round, and are full length or your desired length.
Two inches of positive ease makes Young Diana a comfortable cardigan to wear in any season and with any outfit."

Difficulty Rating: Advanced Beginner to Intermediate

Charts and Written directions included


19sts & 26 rows = 4" (10cm) in st st with US 7 (4.5mm) needles OR size needed to obtain gauge.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 3, 6, 12, 18, 24 months & 4, 6, 8 & 10 years
  • Finished Chest: 18(19, 20, 21, 23, 25, 27, 28, 29.5)"


  • Worsted or Aran Weight Yarn 220[280, 350, 400, 490, 510, 660, 750, 850] yards 205[257, 320, 365, 450, 467, 605, 685, 778] meters
  • US 7 (4.5mm) circular or straight needles, 24" (60cm) length, OR size needed to obtain gauge, for body; 16" (40cm) length circular needles for sleeves
  • US 6 (4mm) circular needles OR 1 size smaller than main needles, any length; for neck edge only
  • 12 stitch markers
  • Cable needle
  • Waste yarn
  • Tapestry needle
  • Matching thread and 1" (2.5cm) button (optional)

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Dream in Color Calm



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