Charming Boyfriend Cardigan [FREE Knitting Pattern]

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Make your chilly days warm and comfy with this Charming Boyfriend Cardigan. This beautiful cozy garb is perfect to partner with your casual ensemble, as well as to add to your exquisite winter collection.

The pattern for this lovely cardigan can be found on the Lion Brand Yarn website. The price that you’ll see when you first land on the pattern page is NOT the price of the pattern. The price is for the recommended yarn which you can purchase from the website.

You will find the Download Free Pattern button under the [Add All to Cart] button.

Boyfriend Cardigan – A Lovely Knitted Garment

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This free knitting pattern is ideal for Level 3 - Easy Level Knitters

Another wonderful creation by designer Heather Lodinsky of the Lion Brand team, the Charming Boyfriend Cardigan is a must-have article in every lady’s wardrobe. Working on this piece involves working in five pieces – Back, 2 fronts, and 2 sleeves.

In addition, it is an easy pattern, ideal for beginner knitters to work on.

Furthermore, It is available in 2 sizes, small and large sizes. it measures about 50 – 58 inches in the bust and 32 – 34 inches long. That’s 127 – 147.5 cm for the bust and 81.5 – 86.5 cm in length.

To make this accessory you will need Lion Brand’s Scarfie Yarn. It is a soft and lofty wool blend, bulky-weight yarn made of 78% acrylic and 22% wool. The yarn is perfect for creating stylish garments, accessories, and afghans.

You will also need US 8 and 9 circular size knitting needles. That’s a 5 mm and 5.5 mm needle if you prefer to use the metric system.

Working this pattern requires you to make k2tog or knit 2 stitches together, which is a basic decrease technique that slants to the right.

If you like to learn how to make k2tog, you can check out our fully illustrated tutorial for this technique that you’ll find helpful. You can find the tutorial here: Basic Right-Slanting Decrease (K2tog).

You will also need to use ssk or basic left-slanting decrease to reduce the number of working stitches on this pattern. You can learn more about this decrease technique here: Basic Left-Slanting Decrease (SSK).

Download Pattern

Download the FREE knitting pattern for this cozy charming cardigan here: Boyfriend Cardigan Pattern.

In addition, you can purchase the recommended yarn through this link here: Lion Brand’s Scarfie Yarn.

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