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Chunky Rib Cardigan


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A very easy designer hand knitting pattern. Suitable for the new to knitting, or the experienced knitter who would like a quick and easy knitting pattern. The pattern is written for one size: To fit sizes 86cm 34in to 117cm 46in chest. One size really does fit all. The English Rib stitch gives plenty of ease to the body and flatters all sizes. You will also need 1 Pair 8mm (UK0-USA11) Knitting Needles. 1 Button. 1 Large Press Stud. A fabulous warm and snuggly big designer cardigan to wear on a very cold winters evening. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Cast on, Knit, Purl, Increase, Cast off GAUGE 8 sts and 12 rows to 10cm. 4in using 8mm knitting needles or the size rquired to obtain the correct tension SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS One Size: To fit size 86cm (34"} to 117cm (46") chest SUGGESTED YARN 720 meters of Bulky weight PREFERRED BRAND/YARN Patons Fab Big Yarn COLORWAY 02313 Russett Red

Supplies Needed

  • 12 x 100 gram Balls of Super Chunky Yarn
  • 1 Pair 8mm (UK0-USA11) Knitting Needles
  • 1 Button

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Knitwear Designer, Wife and Mother. Lectured in Fashion and Knitwear and worked internationally as a designer since 1970. Designs include collections published for Stylecraft and the UK Handknitting Association. Currently organising and running How to knit workshops in Leeds, West Yorkshire. UK Married to the fabulous Grump for 29 years. 2 fabulous adult children. 1 stunningly beautiful daughter in law, one stunningly beautiful granddaughter. A lover of life, knitting and everything every day has to offer.