Cardigan Knit Pattern Electra
A basic cardigan knit pattern.
This knitting cardigan pattern is a fresh, basic-line silhouette, ideal for an all-day outfit.
This knit features a relaxed, amazingly cozy cardigan.
It will carry you through fall and winter.
This pattern is appropriate for beginners in the decrease and the increase technique.
Knitted flat in pieces, this basic cardigan knitting pattern will be your beloved piece during cold days and nights.
This knitting pattern is a 20-page fully-detailed digital knitting pattern file that includes guided instruction step by step, some helpful photos, and access to a series of video tutorials to help guide you through knitting the cardigan.
Cardigan Knit Pattern Features
The basic cardigan is a classic front open cardigan knitted flat with set-in sleeves.
garter st, stockinette st, increase sts, decrease sts, buttonhole technique, short row technique, neckline shaping
This knitting pattern is written in standard English
Measurements are in both cm and inches
XS / S / M / L / XL / XXL
Chest width measured flat (measured flat below armhole horizontally from edge to edge)
XS = 40cm / 15.8 inches
S = 45cm / 17.8 inches
M = 50cm / 19.8 inches
L = 55cm / 21.8 inches
XL = 60cm / 23.8 inches
XXL = 65cm / 25.7 inches
The sizes of the cardigan correspond to the following body measurements.
Bust at the fullest point
With 8mm (U.S 11) straight needles, 12 sts and 16 rows =10X10cm (4X4 inches) in stockinette stitch
Needle size is only a guide. If you get too many stitches on 10 cm, change to a larger needle size. If you get too few stitches on 10 cm, change to a smaller needle size.
- Yarn: Yarn: Clairy by Lana Kam, 100% Acrylic, two yarns held together
or 1225(1365,1508,1650,1795,1950) yards
Notice: if you chose thicker yarn, suitable for 8mm needles (U.S 11), you will need half of the suggested amount of meters or yards.
- *Yarn alternatives – yarn held single
#Plymouth Yarn “Baby Alpaca Grande”
#Cascade “128 Superwash”
#King Cole “Comfort Chunky”
#King Cole “Magnum Chunky”
#Lion Brand “Hue & Me”
- A pair of 8mm (U.S 11) straight needles
- A tapestry needle
- A button
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