Draped front cardigans have been a popular knitting design for a while now. The knitting pattern Japan style cardigan design features a long collar that can be wrapped around the head in a similar manner to a scarf.
The long collar can also be placed over the sides, to form a luscious shawl collar that will look simply breathtaking.
Setsuko Cardigan Knitting Pattern Japan Style
Now tell me that isn’t what you need to beat the cold and look chic. Below are the materials you will need to take on the knitting pattern Japan.
Japanese Cardigan Materials
7, 9, 10, 12, and 13 skeins of Cascade Eco Alpaca in nature essentials color #1521.
You will need about 220 yards which is 200metres for every 100g skein.
The yarn should be 100% baby alpaca or alternatively, you could get light worsted weight yarn.
Size 6 (US) which is 4mm circular needle that is at least 32 inches in length for the neck ribbing and center front section.
US size 7 or 4.5mm straight needles and US size G-6 or 4mm crochet hook. Adjust the needle size where necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
- Locking stitch markers.
Finished Cardigan Sizes
The finished cardigan’s bust measures:
- 32inches or 81.5cm for the extra smal
- 36inches or 91.5cm for small
- 40inches or 101.5cm for medium
- 44inches or 112cm for large
- 48inches or 122cm for extra-large
- 52inches or 132cm for the XXL
Enjoy The Intricate Knitting Pattern Japan Cardigan
Have you seen this pattern? First time I came across the cardigan knitting pattern Japan style I was absolutely intrigued. Purely by the sheer amount of intricate detailing and beauty.
As if that isn’t enough to pick your interest, the Setsuko cardigan will look dashy on you.
The pattern is available in PDF format and is downloadable.
Cold weather and fashion are not two terms traditionally used in the same sentence. However, with the knitting pattern Japan cardigan, that is about to change.
The cardigan is appropriate for all seasons and occasions. Looking chic in choppy weather has never been this versatile.
The cardigan would be the perfect item to gift a friend or a workmate close to the start of the cold season. That would be so thoughtful and caring of you wouldn’t it?
I always say crochet items that keep you warm and toasty while still being fashionable are definitely worth trying.
Intermediate To Advanced Skills Needed
With the materials mentioned, and an intermediate to the advanced skill level of knitting, you can be well on your way to creating your first masterpiece this season.
As far as cold season knitting is concerned, I am all in. As mentioned the knitting pattern Japan cardigan is available in varying sizes. Making it a suitable gift for your young ones and better half as well.
Wouldn’t it be nice having your entire family covered in fine baby alpaca threads feeling all warm, comfy and loved? Well, it doesn’t stop there, you can settle for a quick trip to the mall or local supplies store and you will look stunning.
So go on, get started on the knitting pattern Japan cardigan, you’re going to love it.