Cast on and learn all the techniques you need to make your first cardigan! Harvest is a very simple seamless cardi knit from the top down, with no finishing required. Once it's off the needles, it's 100% done!
Prefer to start with a pullover? All the basics are covered in the Flax pullover too.
|download Harvest Cardigan pattern|
|sizing||7 child sizes and 10 adult sizes:
0-6 mo (6-12 mo, 1-2 yrs, 2-4 yrs, 4-6 yrs, 6-8 yrs, 8-10 yrs, XS, S, S/M, M, M/L, L, XL, XXL, 3XL, 4XL)
Finished Chest Measurement: 18 (19.5, 20.5, 22, 24, 26, 28, 31, 33, 35, 37, 39, 43, 47, 51, 55, 58) inches
|materials||250 (350, 450, 500, 600, 700, 850, 1000, 1100, 1200, 1300, 1400, 1500, 1600, 1700, 1800, 1900) yds aran/worsted weight yarn (samples shown in Madelinetosh Tosh Vintage in ‘Glazed Pecan’, ‘Smokestack’ )
|gauge||18 sts and 26 rows / 4" in stockinette stitch using larger needles. Gauge is crucial for fit in garment projects, so be sure to check carefully. More info here.|
|suggested needles||US #6 / 4 mm and US #8 / 5 mm
(or as required to meet gauge)
baby - adult L: 32" circulars, and DPNs in each size. XL – 4XL: 40" circulars, DPNs in each size, and 16" circulars in larger size for upper sleeve
|notes||The Harvest cardigan is knit seamlessly, in rows, from the top down. Starting with the garter collar, you progress to work the yoke in rows, with increases at 4 'raglan' lines, and at neckline
The body and sleeves are separated, and then body and sleeves are knit in the round from underarm to hem and cuffs.
You can find a full tutorial describing all the techniques here.
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