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Mary Jane Mucklestone loves to knit and especially loves to knit with
color. She's the author of two new books featuring colorwork; Fair Isle Style, a contemporary collection of 20 designs from 18 ...

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Super Soul Cardigan

from Mary Jane Mucklestone
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Super Soul Cardigan
Super Soul Cardigan
Super Soul Cardigan
Super Soul Cardigan

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • able to knit with double pointed needles
  • able to read a color work chart
  • able to knit stranded color work in the round
  • able to work with a steek

Pattern Description:

This is a comfy wrap sweater that is sure to become your favorite. The Super Soul Cardigan is reminiscent of the big, bulky sweaters from back in the '70's. It has been toned down a bit so that it is less bulky and more slimming with a simple collar that is suitable for wearing indoors or out. There is a lovely color work pattern that was inspired by Turkish embroidery, and don't miss the secret pockets that are hidden behind the this color work. The background is comprised of the lively and fun "spot stitch".


22 sts and 28 rows = 4" in Spot Stitch
22 sts and 26 rows = 4" in St st over chart pattern

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 34 1/2", 37 1/2 ", 41 1/2",45 1/2", 49 1/2", 53 1/2"


  • You will need 1350-2100 yards of sport weight yarn for the main color and 300 yards sport weight yarn for the contrast color. I used St. Denis Nordique in Expresso (MC) and Peacock (CC ).

You Will Also Need:

  • US size 6 (4mm) 16" circular needle
  • US size 6 (4mm) 32" circular needle
  • US size 6 (4mm) set of double point needles
  • stitch markers
  • stitch holders
  • sewing needle & thread (that matches the sweater)
  • sewing machine (optional)

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

St Denis Nordique


5838 Expresso 5831 Peacock

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