The Bubble Cardigan


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  • This is a PDF knitting pattern

    This colorful cardigan is knit top-down with fingering weight yarn. The boxy silhouette has an oversized fit with drop shoulders. You can customize the length of the body and sleeves to fit your proportions. The cuffs and collar are worked last with a contrasting shade of wool.

    Gather a colorful pile of colors and make those bubbles pop!

    All rights reserved. Pattern for personal use only.

  • Sizes
    XS (S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL, 4XL, 5XL)

    Finished Measurements
    39 (42, 46, 51, 54, 57, 62.5, 66, 69)“ / 99 (107, 117, 130, 137, 145, 159, 168, 175)cm finished chest circumference.

    Measurements taken after blocking. Shown in L size with about 8” / 20cm of positive ease. I recommend choosing a size with approximately 6 – 10” / 15 – 25cm of positive ease.

    Fingering weight

    MC - 2250 (2350, 2450, 2550, 2600, 2650, 2700, 2750, 2800)yds /2057 (2149, 2240, 2332, 2377, 2423, 2469, 2515, 2560)m

    CC - 520 (520, 550, 550, 580, 580, 610, 610, 610)yds /
    475 (475, 503, 503, 530, 530, 558, 558, 558)m

    The yardage estimates are rounded up to make sure you have plenty of yarn for your size. Yardage may vary depending on the length of your sleeves and body of the sweater.

    7 skeins/colors of fingering weight yarn (100g each skein) is enough for the XS – XL bubbles (MC).

    I recommend having at least 8 skeins/colors for the 2XL – 5XL sizes for your MC bubbles.

    2 skeins of fingering weight yarn (100g each) is enough yarn for the CC collar & cuffs for all sizes.

    US 5 / 3.75mm circular in 40” / 100cm length or size needed to obtain gauge
    US 4 / 3.5mm circular in 40” / 100cm length or one size smaller than larger needle

    Magic loop method is used for knitting sleeves in the rnd. You can substitute a smaller circumference circular needle or DPNs for the sleeves too.

    2 stitch markers, tapestry needle

    22 sts & 44 rows = 4” / 10cm in bubble stitch after blocking

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  • Walk Collection Merlino
    MC - 7 colorways. Lullaby, Washed Out, Fjord, Leaden Sky, Marine, Believe, & Moana.

    West Wool Bicycle (100% South American Merino Wool; 191yds / 175m per 50g skein) CC- Mariniére (dark blue cuffs and collar)