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I am a long-time knitter and designer, living in Los Angeles with my husband and son. The patterns you see here are part of my independent pattern line, Mind of Winter Designs. You can find other ...

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Long Way Home Cardigan Sweater

from Mind of Winter
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Long Way Home Cardigan Sweater
Long Way Home Cardigan Sweater
Long Way Home Cardigan Sweater
Long Way Home Cardigan Sweater
Long Way Home Cardigan Sweater

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit
  • purl
  • yarnover
  • decrease
  • seam
  • Short rows

Pattern Description:

This pattern is available as an individual pdf or as part of the Earth Collection (on ravelry). The Long Way Home Cardigan is the third design in my Fall 2011 Earth Collection, which also features the Chalice Cowl and Faraway Blues Wrap. It is a cozy but stylish cardigan that will take off the chill of those first fall days.

Lace instructions are both written and charted. The pattern has been professionally tech edited to reduce the possibility for error, but if you have questions or believe that you have found an error, please contact me.


21 sts and 28 rows = 4" / 10 cm in lace pattern.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 29 1/2 (33, 36 1/2, 38, 41 1/2, 45, 46 3/4, 50, 53 1/2, 55 1/4)"
  • 75 (84, 92.5, 96.5, 105.5, 114.5, 118.5, 127, 136, 140.5) cm


  • US 7 needles
  • 960-1690 yds of aran weight yarn

You Will Also Need:

  • stitch markers
  • buttons