Pattern 9715 - Carnival Tweed, Softie

Cardigan and Sweater

If you fancy a little fair isle knitting but not too much then this could be the design for you. The front of the jumper and cardigan are worked in a pretty fair isle motif whilst the back and sleeves are made in stocking stitch. The fair isle panel is worked from a chart.

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  • About the yarns
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Carnival Tweed

Carnival Tweed is a wool-rich chunky yarn with a gentle twist. The yarn has a multi-colour tweed effect so the yarn is striped and flecked at the same time. Check out our collection of garments and accessories.

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Weight: Chunky

Composition: 70% Premium Acrylic 30% Wool

Ball Size: 100g

Meterage: 145m/158yds

Wash & Care: Machine washable 30C, do not tumble dry, cool iron, may dry clean



Softie

The name says it all. Stylecraft’s Softie is a light and airy, chunky yarn that is perfect for this season’s over-sized, relaxed shapes. Stitch definition is also excellent so ideal for cabled knits.

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Weight: Chunky

Composition: 80% Premium Acrylic 20% Wool

Ball Size: 100g

Meterage: 170m/186yds

Wash & Care: Machine washable 30C, do not tumble dry, cool iron, may dry clean



You will need: Pair of 5.5mm (UK5 - US9) knitting needles, Pair of 6mm (UK4 - US10) knitting needles, stitch holders, stitch markers. Also for Cardigan: 7 buttons.

Cardigan
Sizes32-34in
81-86cm
36-38in
91-97cm
40-42in
102-107cm
44-46in
112-117cm
48-50in
122-127cm
Carnival Tweed, Softie, Main Colour Carnival Tweed Chunky Gala 712445666
Carnival Tweed, Softie, Contrast Colour Cosy Delight Chunky Nordic White 184711111
Sweater
Sizes32-34in
81-86cm
36-38in
91-97cm
40-42in
102-107cm
44-46in
112-117cm
48-50in
122-127cm
Carnival Tweed, Softie, Main Colour Carnival Tweed Chunky Fete 712145556
Carnival Tweed, Softie, Contrast Colour Cosy Delight Chunky Blue Mist 184811111

Sweater Shape shoulders and back neck Next row (rs): Cast off 7[8:9:10:11] sts, patt 15[17:19:20:22] (including last st used in casting off) and turn, leaving rem 47[52:55:61:64] sts on a spare needle. Next row: P2tog, patt to end. Cardigan Shape shoulders and back neck Next row (rs): Cast off 8[9:10:11:12] sts, patt 15[17:19:21:23] (including last st used in casting off) and turn, leaving rem 46[51:54:59:62] sts on a spare needle

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