Tin Can Knits - Lush cardigan

 

Lush and pretty, with hints of complexity this cardigan has a detailed lace yoke and simple stockinette body. The design was inspired by the voluptuous abundance of English gardens and the large-scale floral motifs of classic English textiles. This is one of the patterns in Tin Can Knits' Handmade in the UK book.

 

The pattern includes 8 child sizes and 8 adult sizes: 0-6 mo (6-12 mo, 1-2 yrs, 2-4 yrs, 5-6 yrs, 7-8 yrs, 9-10 yrs, 11-12 yrs) [adult XS, S, M, L, XL, XXL, 3XL, 4XL]. Adult sizes have 3/4 length sleeves and optional waist shaping. Child sizes have long sleeves and no waist shaping.

Finished bust / chest: 19” (20.5”, 22”, 24”, 26”, 27”, 29.5”, 31”) [33”, 36”, 39”, 41”, 45”, 50”, 55”, 60”]. Lush is designed to be close-fitting with -1” to -3” ease (at bust) for ladies' sizes.

You will need 290 (300, 320, 420, 550, 650, 750, 850) [800, 850, 950, 1000, 1100, 1250, 1350, 1450] yards DK weight yarn, and double pointed and circular needles (60cm or longer) in both 3.25mm and 4mm sizes. You will also need 5-10 buttons, stitch markers, darning needle, and waste yarn.

Tension: 20 sts / 4” in stocking stitch using larger needles

 

 




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