Knitting patterns for cardigan sweaters with decorative front edges.
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Long sleeved cardigan sweater with a 4 row repeat texture stitch down the front edges, on hems, and cuffs. SizesBust (closed)—35 (39, 43, 47, 51, 55, 59)". Designed by Alison Green for Berroco. Bulky weight yarn.
Long sleeved cardigan sweater with cable border along front edges and cables down the back. Sizes Chest: 32, 36, 40, 44, 48, 52, 56 inches. Designed by Kirsten Kapur for Knitty. Fingering weight yarn.
Long sleeved cardigan sweater with pockets, cable border along front edges, and a diamond texture on body. Sizes S (M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL) 38” (42, 46, 50, 54, 58)” at bust. Designed by Cheryl Beckerich. Sport weight yarn.
Cabled Raglan Cardigan
Cardigan with a 4 row repeat honeycomb cabled pattern along the front edges. Aran weight yarn. Sizes XS (S, M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X). Designed by Heather Lodinsky for Lion Brand.
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Cardigan with moss stitch edge knit flat with sleeves made with increases in the body. Quick knit in bulky yarn. Sizes Finished Bust: 38 (42, 46, 50, 54, 58, 64)”. Designed by Erica Jackofsky (Fiddle Knits).
California Coast Cardi
Cardigan sweater with a waterfall draped front with a checkerbord texture. Sizes Chest: 34 (38, 42, 46, 50) inches. Designed by Jill Wright. DK weight yarn.
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Cardigan with wrapped collar, cable trim along front edge, with an overall 4 row repeat honeycomb stitch. Sizes S, M, L, XL, XXL. Designed by Ekaterina Filippova-Blanchard. DK weight yarn. Pictured project by Liana. Available in English and French
Cari Cable Trimmed Cardi
Cable-trim cardigan with three-quarter length sleeves is knit mostly in 4 row repeat moss stitch. Sizes 32-46 in/ 90-125 cm. Designed by Sarah Hatton. DK weight yarn. Pictured project by agsewnsew.
Designed by Nora Gaughan for Berroco, this bulky yarn jacket features a stunning cabled front, shortened sleeves and deep pockets, with sizes X-Small, Small, Medium, Large, 1X, 2X.
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Cocoon cardigan sweater with leaf lace border. Quick knit in bulky yarn. Designed by Laimute Vaiciuliene.
Cabled Edge Cardigan
Long-sleeved cardigan sweater knit flat with a woven cable front edge and sleeve edges. Worked flat. Sizes S, M, L, XL, 2X, 3X. Designed by Andi Javori. One of the patterns in Knit Cardigans - 12 Luxurious Sweaters will Become Everyday Favorites. Available in ebook or paperback.
Cozy long sleeved cardigan sweater knit in garter stitch with braided cable edge. Quick knit in super bulky yarn. Designed by Laimute Vaiciuliene.
Urban Flats Jacket
Long, flowing cardigan features cable edge in front and flattering ribbed flare in back.