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Northshore Cardigan Kit

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As Craftsy's first ever men's sweater kit, the Northshore Cardigan brings versatility and comfort to the table. Made from machine washable and durable Lion Brand Wool-Ease, this heirloom garment is designed to survive the tests of time. With simple, traditional fisherman cables, Northshore is made in panels and seamed together, making it great for beginners and seasoned knitters alike. Get started today!

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Sizing / Finished Measurements

Size Chest Length
Small 42" (106.5 cm) 30" (76 cm)
Medium 46" (117 cm) 30.5" (77.5 cm)
Large 48" (122 cm) 31" (78.5 cm)
Xlarge 54" (137 cm) 31.5" (80 cm)


Lion Brand Wool-Ease Yarn

  • 9 (10, 11, 12) skeins in your color choice (model garment is shown in Fisherman)
  • Fiber Content: 80% acrylic, 20% wool
  • Weight/Yardage: 85 g / 197 yds per ball
  • Knitting Weight: #4 Worsted
  • Care Instructions: Machine wash, dry flat

Other Supplies Needed

  • Size US 6 knitting needles
  • Size US 8 knitting needles
  • A large-eyed blunt needle
  • Six buttons

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Northshore Cardigan

  • Designed By: Lion Brand
  • Difficulty: Intermediate
  • Basic Skills Needed: Knit, purl, cabling, seaming
  • Gauge: 18 sts + 24 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) in St st (k on RS, p on WS) with larger needles.
  • Pattern Delivery: This is a PDF downloadable pattern. Pattern will be available in your Craftsy Pattern Library once you complete your purchase.