Babies 8ply broken rib cardigan - Joey

This warm and stretchy 8ply babies Cardigan is worked entirely in broken rib. The buttonholes are worked in the Left Front so there are no front bands to sew on or stitches to be picked up. It has a V neck and set in sleeves. It is photographed in size 0 months.

Pattern sizes: 0 (3-6-12) months.

To fit chest: 35 (40-45-50) cm [13¾ (15¾-17¾-19¾) ins]. Actual measurement: 41 (46-52-58) cm [16 (18-20½-23) ins]. Length: 22 (26-29-33) cm [8¾ (10¼-11½-13) ins].

Tension: 35 sts and 42 rows to 10cm [4 ins] over broken rib, using 4.00mm needles.

Pattern rating: Easy.

Please note that this pattern is protected by copyright and you do not have permission to copy or resell this pattern. You may, however, sell the knitted product.


  • Includes both centimetres and inches
  • Includes four sizes
  • PDF pattern with an easy rating

Materials you need at home:

  • Yarn required Lincraft DK 8ply, 100g balls@266m., 1 (1-2-2) balls 1st colour - white., 1 (1-2-2) balls 2nd colour - aqua.
  • Needles required A pair of 4.00mm [UK 8, US 6] knitting needles., Wool needle for sewing up.
  • Other requirements 3 (4-5-6) buttons.
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Jennifer Lee

I have been addicted to knitting for over 35 years (I started very young!) and I love being able to take a ball of yarn and a pair of needles and make something gorgeous and individual yet practical.

As a child I designed and knitted clothes for my toy elephants (elephants are my other obsession), during high school I knitted baby clothes and sold them at local craft markets then during my university days I knitted for a local yarn shop. While knitting was my passion, at that stage I never thought of making it my career.

After spending 10 years in the medical profession I came across a job ad for a knitting pattern design writer and suddenly I realised it was possible to combine my passion with my work. I was lucky enough to get that job and I have been working as a pattern writer, pattern designer and proofreader ever since.

As well as creating my own designs, I continue to work for yarn companies in Australia and overseas.

Along with my love of knitting, I hold Diplomas in both Comprehensive Writing and Professional Book Editing, Proofreading and Publishing.

I love what I do and I hope you will enjoy knitting my patterns as much as I have enjoyed creating them.

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