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An elegant & tapestry-like mosaic knitted cardigan combining 6 luscious handpainted yarns.

The mosaic pattern stays the same but its appearance changes with each new colourway introduced for each row. A simple garter stitch band worked in the rnd frames the body and sleeves.

Worked back and forth on circular needles. Written knitting instructions with chart.

Price of Printed Pattern: $10 CAD


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Cardigan Measurements XS(S,M,L)

Finished bust/chest 36"/91.5cm(41"/104cm,45"/114.5cm,46.5"/118cm)


Any fingering weight sock yarn of your choice, 1.75oz/50gm approx. = 214yds/196m, Cover model size XS, was knit with Sock!, 75% Superwash Wool/25% Nylon

Range A1, A2 & A3 are darker colours, in purple/blue/turquoise hand paints

Range B1, B2 & B3 are lighter colours, in complimentary multicolours with orange/bronze/light orange hand paints

A1 - Wild Things 3.5oz/98gm(4oz/113g,4.3oz/123gm,4.5oz/127gm)

A2 - Elektra 3.5oz/98gm(4oz/113gm,4.3oz/123gm,4.5oz/127gm)

A3 - Pacific 3.5oz/98gm(4oz/113gm,4.3oz/123gm,4.5oz/127gm)

B1 - Bird of Paradise 3.25oz/92gm(3.7oz/105gm,4.1oz/115gm,4.2oz/119gm)

B2 - Bronze 3.25oz/92gm(3.7oz/105gm,4.1oz/115gm,4.2oz/119gm)

B3 - Pumpkin 3.25oz/92gm(3.7oz/105gm,4.1oz/115gm,4.2oz/119gm)

Needles 'n' Notions

One (or two for size S,M,L) 2.5mm(US 1) 47"/119.5cm circular knitting needle(s), one 3mm(US 2 1/2) 47"/119.5cm circular knitting needle and four 2.5mm(US 1) double-pointed needles or size to obtain gauge.

Stitch holders, five markers, one darning needle & six 5/8"-3/4" shank buttons.


39 sts and 61 rows = 4"/10cm with 3mm(US 2 1/2) needles over mosaic pattern.