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Petites Feuilles Cardigan

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Skill Level

Intermediate

Skills Needed

  • Lace
  • Seamless

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Pattern Details

Petites Feuilles ("little leaves" in French) is an irresistible unisex cardigan with a fun, unusual construction (but still straightforward!) and lovely details: leaf motifs, optional pockets, elbow "patches." ~~ The garter and leaf hem of this cardigan is worked first, then set aside. The top part of the cardigan is knit seamlessly from the top down. It is then attached to the garter and leaf hem using a 3-needle bind off. Stitches are picked up along side edges and neckline to work buttonbands and collar. The sleeves are worked in the round. Optional pockets can be worked. Their lining requires some seaming. The pattern is both fully written and charted, to accommodate personal preference. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY long-tail cast on, knitting, purling, increasing, decreasing, picking up stitches, yarn over, knitting in the round, three-needle bind off (explanations provided). GAUGE 20 sts x 30 rows = 4 inches or 10cm in stockinette stitch using larger needles 20 sts x 48 rows (24 ridges) = 4 inches or 10cm in garter stitch using smaller needles SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS 3mo (6mo, 12mo, 18mo // 2yo, 3yo, 4yo, 5yo, 6yo) Finished garment chest: 18 (18.75, 20.5, 21.25 // 22.75, 24.4, 25.25, 26.75, 28.5) inches or 45 (47, 51, 53 // 57, 61, 63, 67, 71) cm.

Recommended with this pattern

  • Cloudborn Superwash Merino DK Yarn
  • YARN REQUIREMENTS: approx 275 (300, 350, 400 // 475, 525, 550, 600, 650) yds or 251 (274, 320, 366 // 434, 480, 503, 549, 594) meters of dk weight yarn.
  • NEEDLES: - US 8 or 5mm circular needle or size needed to match stockinette gauge. - US 6 or 4mm needle or size needed to match garter stitch gauge. - US 8 or 5mm double-pointed needles or size needed to match stockinette gauge (for sleeves).

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