Savannah Cardigan ENGLISH


This pattern is in English.

The Savannah Cardigan is worked top down with brioche. First you cast on stitches which is divided into saddle shoulders, back- and front piece and ribbing edges along the front pieces. You knit back and forth.

The body is slightly bulky and is worked with brioche and is finished with a broad ribbing edge, which is bound off with Italian bind off. The cardigan has balloon sleeves, that ends in a long tight ribbing edge. Buttonholes are made at the end.

Read more about sizes and suggested yarn in the description below and see more pictures of the Savannah Cardigan here.



Savannah Cardigan – a cardigan with a feminine construction

Size: XS (S) M (L) XL (2XL) 3XL

Measurements of the cardigan: 

Width: 89 (97) 106 (115) 124 (134) 144 cm.
Length: 50 (51) 52 (54) 56 (58) 60 cm measured mid back incl. ribbing edge at the neckline.

Size guide: Savannah Cardigan should have a positive ease of approx. 10-15 cm relative to your chest measurements. The cardigan has a tight ribbing at the bottom, that fits closely to the body and therefore you can benefit from calculating with a little extra length, if you’d like the cardigans brioche part on the body to bulk a little.

Gauge: 16 stitches x 23 rows with brioche on needle 4,5 mm = 10 x 10 cm. Notice, that each row of brioche counts for two rows = 46 rows.

Suggested needles: Circular needle 4,5 mm (40 and/or 80 or 100 cm) and circular needle 4,0 mm (60 or 80 cm).

Suggested yarn: Approx. 250-300 (300) 350 (350-400) 400-450 (450-500) 500-550 g Alpakka from Drops (50 g = 167 m) with 100-125 (125) 150 (150-175) 175-200 (200-225) 225-250 g Kid-Silk from Drops (25 g = 210 m). The two strands are knit together.

Difficulty: Experienced intermediate.

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