Georgetown Cardigan Knitting Pattern

Is it possible to have a sweater be both tailored and effortless? Georgetown says yes, with a comfortable open t and wide, folded-over collar. Knitted in a cozy wool / alpaca woolen spun yarn, you will want to curl up in your nook with a favorite book. The pictured sweater was knitted at in pieces In the first set of instructions the body, fronts, and sleeves are worked separately and seamed together. If you prefer seamless knitting, instructions follow for a mostly seamless cardigan. In this version the back and sides are knit simultaneously from the bottom up. Divide for armholes, knit the fronts and back separately, and seam the shoulders. The sleeves are then knitted from the top down using short rows.


  • Suitable for beginners
  • Size 77 - 158.5 cm
  • Pattern includes two sets of instructions, seamed and almost seamless!

Materials you need at home:

  • Yarn: 10 (11, 12, 13, 14)[15, 17, 18, 19] skeins Quince & Co. Owl (50% American wool, 50% American alpaca; 120 yd / 110 m per 50 g skein) in Abyssinian OR 1000 (1125, 1250, 1375, 1525)[1650, 1775, 1925, 2075] m of worsted weight yarn

*NEEDLES: 4.5 mm & 3.75 mm

*Stitch markers, stitch holders or waste yarn, tapestry needle

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Hannah Fettig

Hannah Fettig designs knitting patterns for the modern knitter. Her collections of wearable knitwear include Home & Away: Knits for Everyday Adventures, Knitbot Essentials & Coastal Knits. You can listen to archives of her popular podcast with co-host Pam Allen at She has also developed a popular knitting app called StashBot, available for iOS and soon for Android.

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