The New Cardigan is Finished!

June 16, 2008 at 11:08 am 20 comments

lace cotton cardigan knitting pattern

Here is the latest project off of SweaterBabe’s needles – a romantic and pretty shaped cardigan.  It’s knit from the top-down, has 3/4 length sleeves that are slightly flared, and features a beautifully flared shape.  The waist is cinched with a wide ribbon and mock-cable belt loops that match the mock-cables in the flared bottom.

Knit in Blue Sky Alpaca’s dyed cotton.  It’s a wonderfully soft and very vibrantly colored yarn.

Look for this pattern coming very soon!  I’ll be busy writing it up right away.

Here’s the gorgeous detailing of the back:

cotton lace cardigan knitting pattern

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20 Comments Add your own

  • 1. jinky  |  June 16, 2008 at 12:49 pm

    wow, that is one gorgeous cardigan.

  • 2. Trina  |  June 16, 2008 at 12:50 pm

    Wow this is stunning! Look forward to when the pattern is done 🙂 Keep up the good work!!

  • 3. Roberta  |  June 16, 2008 at 12:58 pm

    The cardigan is gorgeous! I like the detail and the belt! I would love to have the pattern.

  • 4. Susan  |  June 16, 2008 at 1:07 pm

    I’m dying for the pattern. So many wonderful details. Beautiful!!!!

  • 5. Kay  |  June 16, 2008 at 1:08 pm

    The new cardigan is stunning! Where do I get the pattern?

  • 6. Lenore  |  June 16, 2008 at 1:13 pm

    Stunning! Can hardly wait for the pattern. Congratulations on your fine work!

  • 7. Marian  |  June 16, 2008 at 1:15 pm

    WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!! I just hope it is big enough to fit me. You are truley talented

  • 8. Laurieangel  |  June 16, 2008 at 1:24 pm

    I approach great beauty with caution–what is the largest size for this lovely work?

  • 9. Wanda Winchester  |  June 16, 2008 at 1:38 pm

    Stunning. Very stylish. Absolutely love the detailing on the pattern. Looking forward to seeing it.

  • 10. Afrithy  |  June 16, 2008 at 1:43 pm

    AWESOME – love all of the girlie detail and the stain ribbon is a beautiful touch. Cant wait to knit this one up in many different colors.

  • 11. Linda  |  June 16, 2008 at 1:44 pm

    This is absolutely gorgeous! Now is when I wiish I could knit too. If I could, this would be at the top of my list. Very chic.

  • 12. Marilou Matthews  |  June 16, 2008 at 2:59 pm

    Can’t wait. What a beauty!!

  • 13. lisabee  |  June 16, 2008 at 4:22 pm

    please add to ravelry so i can queue it! 🙂 beautiful!

  • 14. stel  |  June 17, 2008 at 4:27 am

    your sweater looks beautiful can’t wait to knit it I am sure my daughter will just love wearing it.

  • 15. Karen  |  June 17, 2008 at 5:40 am

    Wow! What a beautiful cardigan. Can’t wait to get the pattern to start right away. Always looking for new patterns.

  • 16. tanya  |  June 17, 2008 at 5:44 am

    Beautiful work. Can’t wait to order the pattern! Wish I could design like you do. Maybe one day… 🙂

  • 17. Jo  |  June 20, 2008 at 1:48 am

    It’s gorgeous!! I can see where it will be very warm since alpaca is used…warmer than wool & more elegant. This would be wonderful to wear on a cool evening to a nice restaurant even when attending a wedding. Very, very upscale. Thank you for sharing your blessed talent with us. Jo

  • 18. Ellen Coale  |  June 20, 2008 at 11:01 am

    Your cardigan is lovely. I would love to have the pattern. Of course I don’t look good with a belt, but I would wear it anyway. LOL

  • 19. Gail McWithey  |  June 30, 2008 at 7:58 am

    The cardigan is beautiful. I want to make one for my daughter and Mother (maybe for Christmas) Would this also make up in cotton for cool summer nights? Your work is beautiful.

  • 20. Katherine aka SweaterBabe  |  June 30, 2008 at 1:21 pm

    It’s ready!!! Get this pattern at: http://www.sweaterbabe.com/knitting-patterns/peplum-waist-topdown-cardigan.htm.

    I tried to include a wide range of sizing, so that’s mainly why it took a bit to get the pattern ready for sale. Thanks for waiting!

    And YES, it is actually knit in a great organically grown cotton from Blue Sky Alpacas, making it perfect for summer or early fall.

    Enjoy!

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