You can’t help but smile when you pick up a skein of chenille yarn. The soft, velvety texture just makes you want to snuggle up, and when knit up into something to wear, you’ll never want to take it off. The Roseate Cardigan uses our Bella Chenille yarn and a lovely eyelet pattern to create a stylish and yet ultra-cozy outerwear piece that’s perfect for everyday wears.
Roseate Cardigan Designed by Rachel Brockman
SIZES Extra Small (Small, Medium, Large, 1X, 2X, 3X, 4X, 5X) Shown in Small size with approx. 6” of positive ease around bust.
MATERIALS Universal Yarn Bella Chenille (100% polyester; 100g/131 yds) • 124 Boysenberry – 4 (5, 5, 6, 6, 7, 7, 8, 9) skeins Needle: US Size 10 (6 mm) straight and 32” circular or longer (to accommodate large number of sts) or size needed to obtain gauge Notions: Tapestry needle, stitch markers, stitch holder or waste yarn
GAUGE 11.5 sts x 19 rows = 4" in Garter Eyelet Stripes Save time, check your gauge.
PATTERN NOTES This cardigan is knit flat. The body is knit in one piece and the left front, back, and right front are separated at the underarms. The shoulders are joined with a three-needle bind-off. The sleeves are knit flat and seamed. Finally, stitches are picked up along the front opening to create the neckband.
This sweater is intended to fit with approximately 6” of positive ease with sleeves that are more close-fitting. To determine the best size to make, measure your arm upper arm circumference. Choose a size with a Sleeve measurement that is the closest to this.