How to knit these two adorable pieces for women. It’s so comfortable to wear. This intermediate knitting pattern is sure to be a new staple for your summer cardigan collection.
This lovely cardigan is worked with two strands of yarn held together. Tanktop is worked with one strand or yarn only.
Pierrot Yarns soft silk ramie (70% ramie, 30% silk; 514 yds/470m per 3.53 oz/100g cone)
Color #08 bisquit, 4 cones (380g)
Color #10 light-blue, 1 cone (15g)
Color #20 carrot orange, 1 cone (90g)
Color #29 flamingo pink, 1 cone (15 g)
Color #08 bisquit, 1 cone (90g)
Color #10 light-blue, 1 cone (5g)
Color #20 carrot orange, 1 cone (20g)
Color #29 flamingo pink, 1 cone (55 g)
Tool / Notions
Cardigan: 3.9 mm and 4.5mm knitting needles or sizes necessary to achieve gauga
Tanktop: 3.3 mm and 3.9 mm straight knitting needles or sizes necessary to achieve gauge - for 3.3 mm you also need doble pointed needles.
Bust: 94 cm / 37.00"
Cross back width 35 cm/ 13.78"
length 59 cm/ 23.23"
Sleeve length 37 cm/14.57"
Bust: 88 cm / 34.65"
Cross back width 34 cm/ 13.39"
length 55 cm/ 21.65"
Gauge (10cm/4" square):
Cardigan: stockinette stitch (stripes): 21 sts and 28 rows
Tanktop: stockinette stitch (stripes): 24 sts and 32 rows
Note: gauge may be different, according to individual knitting style. Change needle size if necessary to achieve gauge. Alternatively, rework pattern with your own gauge measurements
Back and front cardigan: cast on for back with long tail cast-on method. Work in k2p2 ribbing. Change needle size, then continue in striped stockinette stitch. Work in the same manner.
Cardigan sleeves: Cast on back with longo-tail cast-on method. Work in k2p2 ribbing. Change needle size, then continue in striped stockinette stitch.
Cardigan finishing: Pick up stitches on front right and left front pieces where marked with a black ⃞ on schematic. Work in k2p2 ribbing. Join shoulders with crochet slip stitch seam. Seam sides where marked with stitches-to-rows mattress stitch. Seam sleeve undersides with mattress. Stitch. Seam sleeves to body with crochet slip stitch seam. Pick up stitches around front edges an neckline, work edging in k2p2 ribbing (use 4 double-pointed if using 2 straight needles is too unwieldy). Bind off in pattern.
Back and front tanktop: Casto on form back with long-tail cast-on method. Work in k2p2 ribbing. Change needle size, then continue in striped stockinette stitch.
Tanktop finishing: join shoulders with crochet slip stitch seam. Seam sides with mattress stitch. Pick up stitches around armholes and neckline. Work edging in k2p2 ribbing in the round. Bind in pattern.
BO: bind off
CO: cast on
PU: pick up
RE: row (s) even