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Alvin is a simple and fun cardigan worked seamlessly from the top-down. It features a pretty textured pattern and classic raglan lines, making it a good fit for girls and boys alike. The unusual folded collar provides interest while staying simple enough for beginner knitters. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Increase/decrease Knit in the round Pick up stitches GAUGE 20 sts and 32 rows = 4" in striped stockinette pattern, blocked SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS 3m (6m, 12m, 2T, 3T, 4T, 6y, 8y) Chest: 211/4 (22, 223/4, 251/4, 26, 271/2, 291/4, 311/2)", buttoned SUGGESTED YARN 350 yards of Worsted weight PREFERRED BRAND/YARN Knitpicks Swish Tonal COLORWAY Pearlescent

Recommended with this pattern

  • US size 8 (5mm) circular 32 inches or longer
  • 3 US size 7 (4.5mm) straight or circular 16 inches or longer
  • 350 (400, 450, 525, 575, 650, 750) yds of worsted weight wool

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I have been designing since 2008 and started being more professionally interested during the year 2010. I focus my designs on my own selfish interests: garments and accessories for boys (or unisex, of course), women and occasionally men. Find all of my patterns on my website: Follow my progress and stop to leave a comment or suggestion on my blog!