An adorable 'odd ball' striped cardigan using a creative combination of yarn colours, or you may use up small amounts of oddments or variegated yarns in your stash.
Can be knitted flat or in the round on double pointed needles.
Patons Dreamtime Merino 8 Ply in Natural (MC), Cream (C1), Aloe (C2), Fig (C3), Sweet Pink (C4), Donkey (C5)
22 sts and 30 rows = 10cm
Recommended needle size: 4mm / 6US
|Garment Size (cm)||45||50||53||55||59|
|Col Natural (50gm balls)||2||3||3||3||4|
|Col C2||small amount|
|Col C3||small amount|
|Col C4||small amount|
|Col C5||small amount|
You will also need
- Needles: One pair each size 3.25mm [3 US], 4mm [6 US] knitting needles - Click here to see needles
- Stitch holders, 5-6 vintage buttons - Click here
This pattern was written for Patons Dreamtime Merino 8 Ply. Click here to see more yarn options for this project.
When substituting yarn, compare the tension gauge of the pattern and the yarn. Working a tension square to determine the suitability of the yarn as a substitute is recommended - to compare the tension for sizing but also to test whether it creates the fabric you are after.
To determine the quantity of substitute yarn needed, compare the total meterage needed in the pattern to the meterage on the substitute.
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