Alyssium Cardigan

A pretty cardigan, perfect for layering in spring, summer and autumn.
Using simple stitches and a seamless construction, this cardigan is almost as effortless to make as it is to wear.

£4

Sizes

XS (S, M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X)
To fit bust: 76 (86, 97, 107, 117, 127, 137) cm / 30 (34, 38, 42, 46, 50, 54) in
Finished bust measurement: 82 (92, 102, 114, 123, 133, 142) cm / 32.5 (36.5, 40.5, 45, 48.5, 52.5, 56)
Designed to be worn with approx 5 cm/2 in ease at bust

Materials
4 (4, 4, 5, 5, 6, 6) hanks of Eden Cottage Yarns Pendle 4 ply (100% Superwash merino, 100g/400m/436yd) in Dusk.

3.5mm hook
2.5mm hook

9 buttons 1 cm diameter
Needle and thread
Tapestry Needle.

Tension
18 sts and 11 rows in V stitch to 10cm/4” using 3.5mm hook (or size needed to achieve tension.)

Difficulty rating Intermediate

Skills used
Basic stitches, working in back loops, working into row ends, working in rounds, short rows (fully explained in pattern.)

Construction
Top down set in sleeve worked seamlessly. Worked in pieces to armhole then joined and body worked as one piece. Sleeve caps are formed using short rows (fully explained in pattern)