PDF Knitting Pattern – $4.49

This soft, slouchy cardigan is a fall wardrobe essential!  It’s so cozy, you’ll want to make one in every color!

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PDF Pattern Includes:
7 pages of instructions
9 instructional photos
Printer-Friendly Version without photos

Skill Level: Advanced Beginner

You Will Need:

  • 950 (1,055, 1,140, 1,280, 1,360, 1,470, 1,584, 1,692, 1,790) Yards of soft #4 Worsted Weight Yarn (I used Lion Brand Pound of Love in Oxford Grey, 16 oz / 1020 yds per ball, 1 (2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2) Balls) 
  • US Size 8 (5.0 mm) Circular Knitting Needle, at least 40” long
  • 2 Stitch Markers 
  • 1 Locking Stitch Marker or Safety Pin 
  • Scissors
  • Measuring Tape
  • Yarn Needle or Blunt Tapestry Needle

Sizing follows the Craft Yarn Council’s standards for Women’s sizes.

This sweater fits oversized, with 4” of positive ease. If you are between sizes, size up if you want a more slouchy-fit sweater, or size down if you want a more fitted sweater.

Instructions and yarn requirements for size X-Small are given outside the parentheses, with Small, Medium, Large, X-Large, 2X, 3X, 4X, and 5X given inside the parentheses, like this:  X-Small (Small, Medium, Large, X-Large, 2X, 3X, 4X, 5X).  When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes.

To Fit Bust:

X-Small: 30” (76 cm)

Small: 34” (86 cm)

Medium: 38” (96.5 cm)

Large: 42” (106.7 cm)

X-Large: 46” (116.8 cm)

2X: 50” (127 cm)

3X: 54” (137 cm)

4X: 58” (147 cm)

5X: 62” (157.5 cm)

Finished Bust / Back Length:

X-Small: 34” (86 cm) / 23” (58.4 cm)

Small: 38” (96.5 cm) / 23” (58.4 cm)

Medium: 42” (106.7 cm) / 23 ½” (59.7 cm)

Large: 46” (116.8 cm) / 23 ½” (59.7 cm)

X-Large: 50” (127 cm) / 24” (61 cm)

2X: 54” (137 cm) / 24” (61 cm)

3X: 58” (147 cm) / 24” (61 cm)

4X: 62” (157.5 cm) / 24 ½” (62.2 cm)

5X: 66” (167.6 cm) / 24 ½” (62.2 cm)

This pattern is intended for your personal use only. You may not share it, copy it, sell it, give it away, or mass-produce the finished product. However, you may sell the finished items on a small scale, as long as you convey in your item description that you used a Yay For Yarn pattern.
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