Dover Knit Cardigan [FREE Knitting Pattern]

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Stay warm and comfy with this delightful Dover Knit Cardigan. This cozy garment will give you that relaxed and laid-back look. A perfect addition to your spring or fall collection.

The pattern for this 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.

Dover Cardigan – A Stylishly Cozy Cardigan

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

Brought to you by the creative Vladimir Teriokhin, this cardigan is knitted in 5 separate pieces, back 2 fronts, and two sleeves. They are worked back and forth in rows from the bottom edge going up.

The pattern is available in 3 sizes, small, medium-large, XL-2XL.

The original cardigan was made from the discontinued touch of mohair yarn; however, you can easily substitute another no. 3 light weight acrylic or mohair yarn.

Need some tips for substituting yarns? Check out this article: 8 Tips to Follow When You Want to Substitute Yarn.

Aside from the yarn, you will also need a size US 4 and US 6 circular knitting needle. That is a 3.5 mm and 4 mm needle if you are using the metric system.

Moreover, you will be employing the m1 or make 1 increase when you start working on this project. The m1 is an almost invisible increase that can slant to the right or left.

If you want to learn how to do the m1, we have illustrated tutorials for both the right leaning and left leaning m1 that you’ll surely like.

You can find the tutorial for M1R here: Learn How to Make 1 Right (M1R) in Knitting. Find the M1L here: How to Make 1 Left (M1L) in Knitting.

Download Pattern

You can download the FREE knitting pattern for this cardigan here: Dover Cardigan Pattern.

In addition, you can buy the recommended yarn here: no. 3 light weight acrylic or mohair yarn.

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