Cardinal Sweater - FREE

Pattern Information

Cardinal Jacket
Designed by Universal Yarn Design Team

Small (Medium, Large, 1X, 2X, 3X)

Back Width: 14 (16, 18, 20, 22, 24)”; to fit approximate bust measurements of 34 (38, 42, 46, 50, 54)”
Note: to find the right size, measure between your arms across your back. If you are between sizes, go down a size. If the back width is too wide, sleeves will not sit well on your shoulders.

Universal Yarn Major (100% acrylic; 200g/328 yds)
• 119 Crimson – 3 (3, 3, 4, 4, 4) skeins
Needles: US Size 10 (6 mm) 40” circular or size needed to obtain gauge
Notions: Tapestry needle, stitch markers

15 sts x 20 rows = 4” in Shifting Horseshoes patt
Save time, check your gauge.

This cozy open front cardigan is knit sideways. Armholes are formed binding off stitches and then casting on over the next row. Sleeves are knit flat, separately, and are joined to the armhole openings.

Wear with the fronts hanging loose and open, or secure with your favorite shawl pin or stick.

A blog post about this pattern can be found at this link.