Free Pattern – Cardigan for Teddy

Published February 14, 2016 by estherknit

 

Cardigan for Teddy 6Measurements

To fit Teddy: 35 cm (14 inch)

To fit chest size: 35 cm (14 inch)

Length of cardigan: 14 cm (5½ inch)

Materials

Double knitting yarn

Shade: Wine, 50g

A pair of 3¼ mm (US 3) knitting needles

A 4 mm (G) crochet hook for front border

One button

Tension / Gauge

22 sts and 30 rows to 10 cm (4 inches)

measured over garter stitch using 3¼ mm needles

To knit cardigan

Back

With 3¼ mm needles, cast on 44 sts.

Knit 16 rows.

Shape armholes

Continue in garter stitch, dec 1 st each end of every row, 4 times in all.  (36 sts)

Now continue in garter stitch, every row knit, for another 22 rows.  Cast off.

Right Front

With 3¼ mm needles, cast on 22 sts.

Knit 16 rows.

Shape armholes

Continue in garter stitch, dec 1 st at side edge every row, 4 times in all.  (18 sts)

Make a buttonhole on next row as follows:

Next row: Knit 2 sts, cast off 1 st, knit to end.

Next row: Knit to last 3 sts, cast on 1 st, k2.

Now, keeping side edge straight, dec at front edge 1st on 2nd and every foll 4th row, 5 times in all.  (13 sts)  Continue straight until right front matches back.

Cast off.

Left Front

With 3¼ mm needles, cast on 22 sts.

Knit 16 rows.

Shape armholes

Continue in garter stitch, and k 1 row.

Dec 1 st at side edge every row, 4 times in all.  (18 sts)

Now, keeping side edge straight, dec at front edge 1 st every 4th row, 5 times in all.  (13 sts)  Continue straight until left front matches back.

Cast off.  Join shoulder seams.

Sleeves (make 2)

With 3¼ mm needles, cast on 36 sts.

Knit 12 rows.  Cast off.

To make up / Finishing

Sew in sleeves.  Join side and sleeve seams.  Crochet one round of (UK) double crochet around the front of cardigan.  Weave in ends. Add button.

Cardigan for Teddy 7

 

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