When I started this design, I really wanted to create a textured cosy crochet cardigan pattern that would see me through the Autumn winter and into spring. Not quite a coatigan but I wanted to create that garment that you grab as you walk out the door, or throw on over your pjs on a Sunday morning as you potter around the house.KEep Reading
Everyone loves an underdog right?
This cardigan uses a simple timeless stitch pattern then throws in some extra personality with it’s bulb sleeves and phone-sized pockets – yes – it has pockets!
This is one of those cardis which, just like the underdog, might be easy to overlook because of its simplicity, but in reality it will adapt go with anything and will quickly become a wardrobe favourite.
This pattern can be dowloaded from Ravelry, Love Crafts Crochet or Etsy
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This cardigan is great for beginners with some experience. It uses a simple stitch pattern with simple decreases.
The body is made in a single piece and the sleeves constructed separately and sewn on.
5mm crochet hook and 1350-1960 aran weight yarn.
For the item pictured, I used Knitcraft Aran Yarn in light blue from hobbycraft (aff)
Any aran yarn which meets the gauge can be used for this cardigan
The pattern is written in 4 sizes S, M, L, 1/2X.
Approximate measurements for each size are listed in the pattern to help you choose which size to make.
The pattern is written using US Crochet terms and is delivered via a PDF Download
The pattern can be purchased in PDF format from Love Crochet, Etsy or Ravelry.
I hope you enjoy the pattern and, as always don’t forget to tag me on Instagram @doraexplored, or use #hookmehappy. I’d love to see and share your efforts!
You may sell what you make from this pattern but the pattern is for personal use only and may not be shared or reproduced without prior written consent. Photos may be shared with credit.
Copyright Dora Does 2018
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