Crocus by The Brown Stitch
A great beginner sweater project, this cardigan uses worsted-weight yarn, has a top-down raglan construction and is completely seamless. The only finishing you’ll have to do is picking up stitches for the button bands. It is inspired by my toddler/child cardigan “Wonder Years”--I thought it would also make a cute woman’s cardigan too! Shaped ¾-length sleeves and a slightly cropped length make this a great spring/summer garment—perfect to wear with a cami, tank, or light t-shirt underneath.
32 (36, 40, 44, 48)” to fit XS (S, M, L, XL)
660 (730, 820, 890, 980) yds of worsted-weight for main color and approx. 50-75 yds of worsted-weight for contrasting colors. Shown in Cascade 220 with 3 (4, 4, 5, 5) skeins and 1 skein for contrasting color (for stripes).
US 8 24” & 16” circular needles (or size needle you need to get gauge) and size US 7 24” circular needles & DPNs (or 1 size smaller than size needed to get gauge)
4.5 sts & 6 rows = 1" in stockinette