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Carpe Diem Cardi Pattern

price: $10.00

The Carpe Diem Cardi is a fun easy-to-wear cardigan that’s quick to knit. Knit from the bottom up, in pieces, and then seamed, it features a reverse stockinette stitch front showing off all the bits of hand spun magic and little trinkets that pop up as you knit along with our whimsical Dreamland yarn. The back carries on with the reverse stockinette and also incorporates colorwork and an optional embroidery overlay. The colors are all tied together in the sleeves which feature a fun chevron stripe pattern. You can style it with or without the buttons, anything goes. After all, carpe diem!

 

* The pattern as a immediate PDF download.

Pattern details:

Sizes: 1 (2, 3, 4, 5)[6, 7, 8, 9] 36 (40, 42, 46, 50)[54, 58, 62, 66]” / 91.5 (101.5, 106.5, 117, 127)[137, 147.5, 157.5, 167.5] cm bust circumference,

Fit Note: Intended to be worn with approximately 5-7” / 12.5-18 cm of positive ease.

Skill Level:  Intermediate Knitter

Needle Size: 

Size 17 (12mm) 32” / 80 cm circular needle

Size 19 (15 mm) 32” / 80 cm circular needle

Gauge: 

Body of Sweater: 6 sts and 9 rows = 4” / 10 cm in reverse stockinette stitch worked flat on larger needles with both Spun Cloud and Dreamland, taken after blocking.

Sleeves: 10.75 sts and 8 rows = 4” / 10 cm in Zig-Zag pattern worked flat on larger needle with Spun Cloud, taken after blocking.

Materials: 

Spun Cloud:

(MC): 2 (2, 2, 2, 2)[2, 2, 2, 2] skeins, Model shown in: Honeysuckle.

For all sizes: 1 skein each of Antique Mauve (Color A), Twig (Color B) and Love Cloud (Color C)

Dreamland:

(Color D): 4 (4, 4, 4, 5)[5, 5, 5, 5] skeins. Model shown in Chelsea Morning

Optional 4, 1 ½ inch buttons (Buttons available here)

Pattern Designer: Cheryl Kubat

P.S. To see examples of this sweater knit on more people and body types, visit our Ravelry page here

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