Minimalist Cardigan

I recently finished this lovely, lovely cardigan, and I just had to show it off.



Cardigan – handknit by me
Long Sleeve – Apt 9 (via Kohls)
Jeans – Express
Bangle – thrifted
Shawl pin: Nicholas & Felice

I love the fact that this cardigan can be dressed up with a shawl pin or brooch, or dressed down, like in this picture.



The pattern is the Minimalist Cardigan from Interweave Knits Fall 2007.  I changed a lot of details though.  I hate seams in my handknits, as well as set-in sleeves, so I knit the body and sleeves seamless, then attached the sleeves via Elizabeth Zimmermann’s seamless raglan.  The result is a cardigan that I absolutely love!  The yarn is RYC Cashsoft Aran, which is a delicious blend of cashmere, merino and microfiber.  This is one handknit that will get lots of use!


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3 Responses to Minimalist Cardigan

  1. kv says:

    beautiful! love the color.


  2. lekkercraft says:

    Great sweater! I always liked that pattern. It looks like it will be very versatile for you!


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