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Protect yourself from the cold with a warm and cozy cardigan. Its also a favorite gifting item because who doesn’t love a charming handmade sweater? So, why not try making this easy cardigan knitting pattern today?
This easy cardigan can be downloaded from the Lion Brand Yarn website. That means that the price you see when you first land on a Lion Brand pattern page is NOT the price of the pattern. It is the price of the recommended yarn which you can buy through their website.
You will find the button for the downloadable FREE pattern under the [Add All to Cart] button.
Color Block Cardigan – An Easy to Knit Cozy Cardigan
Designed by Tara Howard, this casual yet charming cardigan will make a nice addition to your cozy garments collection. It is knitted in the flat, perfect for knitters who are not fond of in-the-round knitting.
The cardigan pattern comes in 4 sizes. It is available in sizes Small/Medium, Large/XL, 2XL/3XL, and 4XL/5XL.
The finished bust measurement ranges from 54 inches to 74 inches, while the length ranges from 27 inches to 33 inches. If you prefer metric measurements, that is 137 cm to 187 cm for finished bust measurements and 68 cm to 83 cm in length.
Using Lion Brand Yarn’s Basic Stitch Anti-Pilling Yarn. It is knitted using US9 Double-pointed or circular knitting needles. That is 5.5 mm needles, if you are using the metric system.
Furthermore, you will 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).
You can download the FREE knitting pattern for this cozy cardigan here: Color Block Cardigan
In addition, you can purchase the recommended yarn through this link: Lion Brand Yarn’s Basic Stitch Anti-Pilling Yarn