Kite Cardigan

Kite Cardigan


Diagonal and vertical lines mix with mesh in a batwing jacket

FINISHED SIZE 34¼ (39, 44, 48½, 53½, 58½)” hip circumference, buttoned. Cardigan shown measures 39”, modeled with 6” of positive ease.

YARN Universal Yarn Deluxe Chunky (100% wool; 120 yd [110 m]/3½ oz [100 g]): #13209 stone, 5 (6, 7, 8, 9, 10) skeins.

NEEDLES Size 10 (6 mm): 32” circular (cir) and two double-pointed (dpn).  Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

NOTIONS Markers (m); removable m; stitch holders; tapestry needle; three 7/8” buttons.

GAUGE 13 sts and 22 rows = 4” in k1, p1 rib; 16 sts and 18 rows = 4” in diagonal lace patt, un-stretched.

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Hi! I'm the editor of knitscene magazine. Before I became editor I was the assistant editor of Interweave Knits for over two years. I have a bachelor's degree in Anthropology, I love knitting, pizza, Justin Timberlake, and my Black Lab whose name is Girlfriend, and I live in Fort Collins, Colorado.

One thought on “Kite Cardigan

  1. This is a gorgeous sweater. Caveate to knitters: Be careful when you reach the final lace pattern sets at armhole level. There’s a misprint on the straight lace left directions.