Sparkling Sunrise Knit Cardigan [FREE Knitting Pattern]

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Add elegance to your outfit with this beautiful Sparkling Sunrise Knit Cardigan. This knit piece is made from a soft and comfortable material and features a stunning sunrise design with sparkling accents. The open front and relaxed fit make it easy to layer over any outfit.

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

Sparkling Sunrise Knit Cardigan – A Stunning Cardigan

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This free knitting pattern is ideal for Level 4 - Intermediate Level Knitters

From the creative designers of the Garn Studio design team. The garment is worked bottom up in stockinette stitch.

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  36 1/4″-39 3/8″-42 1/2″-46 1/2″-49 1/2″-55″ inches. That’s 92-100-108-118-126-140 cm if you prefer to use the metric system.

The full length is 20 1/2″-21 1/4″-22″-22 3/4″-23 5/8″-24 3/8″ inches. That’s  52-54-56-58-60-62 cm if you prefer to use metric.

To make this pattern you will need the DROPS Brushed Alpaca Silk Yarn It is a gorgeous and luxuriously soft worsted weight yarn made from 77% Alpaca, 23% Silk 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.


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 can use the simpler long-tail cast-on method instead of the provisional cast-on. The long-tail cast-on is probably the most popular of all the cast-on methods. It is suitable for many types of knitting projects.

We have an illustrated tutorial for the long-tail cast-on if you want to learn it. You can find this tutorial here: Learn How to Do A Long-Tail Cast on.

Download Pattern

You can download the FREE knitting pattern for this stunning piece here: Sparkling Sunrise Knit Cardigan Pattern

In addition, you can purchase the recommended yarn through this link here: DROPS Brushed Alpaca Silk Yarn

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