Duchess Cardigan knitting pattern
Duchess Cardigan is a cropped design with draped, waterfall front panels. There is a flare and cable detail at the back creating a cute peplum shape. The fronts are worked sideways and have a basketweave panel at the lower end. Sleeves are worked flat and sewn in.
The 4 page PDF knitting pattern provides complete written instructions and diagram with measurements.
Yarn: Knitted in sports weight, approx 116 meters per 50 g. Sample knitted in Purl Alpaca Designs Fine (100% alpaca)
X-Small: UK sizes 4-6, to fit 73cm/28″ bust (7 balls of yarn)
Small: UK sizes 8-10, to fit 83cm/31″ bust (8 balls of yarn)
Medium: UK sizes 12-14, to fit 93cm/36″ bust (8 balls of yarn)
Large: UK sizes 16-18, to fit 102.5cm/38″ bust (9 balls of yarn)
X-Large: UK size 20, to fit 112cm/41″ bust (9 balls of yarn)
Needle size: 5 mm straight needles.
Tension: 18 sts and 24 rows to 10cm square over Stocking Stitch using 5mm needles.
Notions: 5 mm cable needle, darning needle for sewing up and securing ends.