Nesting Cardigan PDF Knitting Pattern
This cardigan is inspired by settling in and taming the chaos; the perfect knitwear to throw on, grab everything you need, and nestle in. This design features a textured collar and back panel, a cozy, comfy collar, roomy sleeves for layering, and pockets for stowing odds and ends. Wear as an open cardigan or optionally add buttons for further bundling up.
A (B, C, D) (E, F, G) (H, I, J)
Finished Bust Circumference 34 (38, 42, 46) (50, 54, 58) (62, 66, 70) inches.
See Finished Size Chart and Schematic (in photos) for more measurements.
This garment was designed with a minimum of 4” of positive ease. To get a similar fit for your garment, choose a finished size that is 4” (or more) larger than your bust measurement.
Lavender Lune DK
DK-weight yarn (approximately 231 yards per 100 grams)
Skeins needed: 5 (6, 6, 7) (8, 8, 9) (11, 11, 12)
Grams - rounded to the closest 25 grams:
450 (525, 575, 675) (725, 800, 900) (1025, 1075, 1125) grams
Yards - rounded to the closest 50 yards:
1000 (1150, 1250, 1450) (1600, 1750, 1950) (2250, 2300, 2450) yds
GAUGE: 20 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches in Stockinette, blocked
NEEDLES: US 7 - 4.5 mm
SKILLS USED: Provisional Crochet Cast-on, Picking up sts, Placing lifelines and unraveling afterthought yarn for optional pockets.
This garment is knit seamlessly from the top down. Starting with the collar, sts are picked up and then raglan increases are worked until sleeve sts are set aside, working the body and sleeves to hems. Afterthought pockets are optionally added on the main body, and worked after finishing the main body. Then the rolled button band is picked up and added, with optional button holes. Buttons can be added on both sides to button either direction.
This pattern was technically edited and test knit.