Love Letter Cardi Pattern
Spring is in the air and it is the perfect time to make the Love Letter Cardi! This lovely style is knit top down with stunning design features such as set-in sleeves, a cropped body, lacy ruffled collar, and pleated sleeves with a finished picot edge. Wildflower mini skeins are used to finish the edges of the lace collar, as well as striped throughout the sleeves to keep them lightweight and cool. The entire body is worked seamlessly except for the lace collar and sleeve pleats. This flattering cardi is perfect for styling with a sundress or all the warmer weather clothes!
If you're interested in the kit to make this style and the video tutorials that guide you through every step of how to make this sweater from start to finish, click here.
Tap the link here to check out our Ravelry page for this style and see the Love Letter Cardi on a range of beautiful bodies.
Skill Level: Beginner to Intermediate Knitter
Size US 17 (12 mm) 32” / 81.2 cm circular needle or size needed to obtain gauge for the body and collar, and for working the sleeves using the magic loop method (or additional needles of the same size for your preference of small circumference knitting)
1 (2, 3, 4, 5)[6, 7, 8, 9]
30 (34, 38, 42, 46)[50, 54, 58, 62]” / 76 (86.5, 96.5, 106.5, 117)[127, 137, 147.5, 157.5] cm
Recommended to be worn with 0-2” / 0-5 cm of positive ease at the bust, depending on your preferred fit.
7.5 sts and 11 rows = 4” / 10 cm in stockinette stitch worked flat using Spun Cloud, steam-blocked
Main Color (MC): 2 (2, 2, 3, 3)[3, 3, 4, 4] skeins Spun Cloud Yarn (100% wool; approx. 100 yds / 200 g) shown in Fog and Lavender Dust.
Contrast Colors (CC): 1 (1, 1, 1, 1)[1, 2, 2, 2] Wildflower Mini Skein sampler kit(s) [(approx. 85 yds / 170g) - 5 mini skeins of yarn included per kit, 17 yds / skein] shown in Salt Water Taffy and Bon Vivant color way.
Pattern Designer: Laurel Gervitz