My Little Black Cardigan

We, knitters, are irresistibly attracted to garments with interesting and complex stitch patterns. But don’t you sometimes just need a simple cardigan to throw on your favorite tops?
My Little Black Cardigan is that classic V-neck cardigan that every wardrobe needs and that we, knitters, can knit with our own hands! It’s so timeless that you will reach out and make it over and over again…

SIZES
1 (2, 3, 4)[5, 6, 7](8, 9, 10)
Finished bust: 85.5 (92, 98.5, 105)[111, 117.5, 127](137, 146.5, 156) cm / 33¾ (36¼, 38¾, 41¼)[43¾, 46¼, 50] (53¾, 57¾, 61½)”
Suggested ease: about 7-10 cm / 3-4”
Total garment length: 57 (58.5, 60.5, 62.5)[65, 65.5, 67.5](68.5, 70.5, 71.5) cm / 22½ (23, 23¾, 24½)[25½, 25¾, 26½](27, 27¾, 28¼)”

YARN
fingering weight yarn
approx. 1065 (1140, 1225, 1325)[1435, 1530, 1685](1810, 1960, 2105) m / 1165 (1245, 1340, 1450)[1570, 1675, 1480](1980, 2140, 2305) yds
shown in Lilou Yarns SINGLE FINGERING (100% merino, 366 m / 400 yds for 100g), Little Black Dress

GAUGE
25 sts and 33 rows/rnds = 10 cm / 4” in Stockinette stitch with 3.5 mm / US 4 needle

CONSTRUCTION
The body is worked from the bottom up. The sleeves can be knit either from the top down or from the bottom up.

DIFFICULTY: Intermediate
Skill required: knitting in the round, short rows

TERMS OF USE
For personal and non commercial use only.

The PDF pattern is available at 5.40 euros (European VAT included).
Enjoy 20% discount until midnight May 23 (Paris time)!

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Published in May 2020.