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Garter Basketweave Cardigan #161


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  • Seamed
  • Textured
  • Worked Flat

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Pattern Details

This is a truly easy cardigan to knit up - you'll have the stitch pattern memorized in no time. Instructions are given for both men's and women's versions - make a matching set for you and your partner! This is sure to become the cardigan that goes everywhere you do. The yarn I used works up at a gauge of 5 sts per inch in Stockinette stitch; if you wish to use a different yarn, make sure you find one that will match this gauge. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY knit, purl, pick up stitches, increase, decrease GAUGE 24 sts and 28 rows = 4" (10 cm) in Garter Basketweave Pattern SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS XXXS (27.5") to 6X (73")

Recommended with this pattern

  • 1250-3050 yards worsted weight yarn
  • sizes 7 (4.5 mm) and 5 (3.75 mm) needles
  • stitch markers, 7/8" buttons

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Vermont Fiber Designs
Vermont Fiber Designs
At 6' tall, I used to have a hard time finding sweaters with long enough sleeves. So I took up knitting to make my own sweaters.