Golden Hour Cardigan [FREE Knitting Pattern]

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This fashionable Golden Hour Cardigan is perfect for layering in cooler weather. The golden hour color gives it a warm, sunny feel that is perfect for any casual or dressy occasion. The simple design and cozy feel make it a staple piece in your wardrobe that you’ll reach for again and again. Whether you wear it over a t-shirt and jeans for a casual look or pair it with a dress for a more elevated outfit, this cardigan is sure to become a fast favorite.

You can get the pattern for this beautiful garment from the Garn Studio website.

Golden Hour Cardigan – A Fashionable Cardigan

This free knitting pattern is ideal for Level 4 - Intermediate Level Knitters
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From the creative designers of the Garn Studio design team, this garment is worked bottom up with cables, V-neck, and a split in the sides.

In fact, this knit piece is perfect for our intermediate skilled knitters to work on.

Moreover, this project is available in six sizes. Once finished, the chest measurements are 38 1/2″-41 3/4″-44″-47 1/4″-50 3/8″-52 3/4 inches. That’s 98-106-112-120-128-134 cm if you prefer to use the metric system.

The full length is 25 1/4″-26″-26 3/4″-27 1/2″-28 3/8″-29 1/8 inches. That’s  64-66-68-70-72-74 cm if you prefer to use metric.

To make this pattern you will need the DROPS Wish Yarn. It is a beautiful and luxuriously soft super bulky weight yarn made from 50% Alpaca, 33% Cotton, and 17% Wool fibers. It’s the perfect yarn for Garments, Accessories, and home projects.

Furthermore, you will need a US size 11 Circular knitting needle. That’s about 8 mm if you prefer to use the metric system.

Techniques

You will be using the k2tog knitting decrease when you make this project. The k2tog or knit two together is a basic right slanting decrease that is quite common throughout knitting patterns.

If you’re not familiar with the k2tog decrease, we have an illustrated, step-by-step tutorial for it that you’ll surely find helpful. You can find this tutorial here: Learn How to Make a Basic Right-Slanting Decrease (K2tog).

You will be using the YO or open yarnover increase when you make this project. The open yarnover increase is an increase technique commonly used on lace patterns. It is a standalone, vertical increase, meaning it neither leans to the left nor to the right.

If you’re not familiar with the open yarnover increase and would like to learn how to do it, we have a fully illustrated, step-by-step tutorial for it you’ll surely find helpful. You can find this tutorial here: Learn the Open Yarnover Increase (YO).

Download Pattern

You can download the FREE knitting pattern for this stunning piece here: Golden Hour Cardigan Pattern

In addition, you can purchase the recommended yarn through this link here: DROPS WishYarn.

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