Slushie is a modern statement piece that is sure to get heads turning. This open, cropped cardigan is easy to throw over any simple ensemble and turn it into something magical. Two frosty shades of Uptown Baby Sport are held together while working playful loop stitches. Worked at a loose and airy gauge, you’ll knit this piece in no time. The best part? We’ve included instructions for both children’s and adult sizes – so you and your mini-me can match on your next trip for a sweet summer treat!
This piece is intended to be worn with positive ease. For best fit, we recommend choosing a size 3-6” larger than your actual bust measurement.
Slushie Designed by Aubrey Busek
WOMEN’S VERSION SIZES Small (Medium, Large, 1X, 2X, 3X, 4X, 5X) Shown in Small size with approx. 3-4” of positive ease.
MATERIALS Universal YarnUptown Baby Sport (100% anti-pilling acrylic; 100g/ 361 yds) • 212 Princess – 2 (2, 2, 3, 3) skeins • 214 Violet – 2 (2, 2, 3, 3) skeins Needle: US Size 8 (5 mm) straight (or your preferred needle for knitting flat) or size needed to obtain gauge Notions: Tapestry needle, stitch markers, removable stitch markers, stitch holders or waste yarn
GAUGE 13 sts x 20 rows = 4" in Loop stitch Save time, check your gauge.
PATTERN NOTES This cardigan is knit flat in pieces and seamed. One strand of colors A and B are held together as one strand in this pattern. Most of the fabric is worked in Loop stitch, but a garter stitch selvedge is maintained throughout the pattern, making seaming easier during finishing.