Girl’s 8ply cardigan with hearts and striped bands - Pippa
Girl’s set in sleeve cardigan with round neck, 1x1 striped rib bands, one heart on each front and two hearts on the back. The back and fronts are knitted in one piece to the armholes.
Pattern sizes: 1 (2-4-6) years.
To fit chest: 50 (55-60-65) cm [19¾ (21¾-23½-25½) ins] Actual measurement: 58 (63-69-74) cm [23 (25-27-29) ins] Length: 33 (40-44-48) cm [13 (15¾-17¼-19) ins]
Yarn required: Lincraft 8ply Double Knitting Yarn, 100g balls@310m 2 (2-3-3) balls Main Colour 1 (1-1-1) ball Contrast Colour
Needles required: A pair of 4.00mm (UK 8, US 6) knitting needles. Wool needle for sewing up.
Other requirements: A stitch holder; 6 (7-7-8) buttons.
Tension: 22 sts and 30 rows to 10cm [4 ins] over stocking st, 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.
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- Girl's 8ply cardigan with hearts
- Ages 1 to 6 years
- Easy pattern rating
Materials you need at home:
- Yarn required Lincraft 8ply Double Knitting Yarn, 100g balls@310m, 2 (2-3-3) balls Main Colour, 1 (1-1-1) ball Contrast Colour
- Needles required A pair of 4.00mm (UK 8, US 6) knitting needles.
- Wool needle for sewing up.
- A stitch holder.
- 6 (7-7-8) buttons.
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.