A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Monday, May 23 News:  It's time to vote!  Which Craftster member rocked dollar store crafting?  Cast your vote here!
Total Members: 305,656
Currently Running With Scissors:
430 Guests and 9 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop

Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Looking for Plain Cardigan Pattern..  (Read 336 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
« on: May 12, 2008 08:03:34 PM »

I've looked everywhere and i cant find a strait forward stockinette cardigan.. maybe i just dont know the right places to look?

« Reply #1 on: May 12, 2008 08:13:10 PM »

Did you try www.knittingpatterncentral.com? Look for the ones that say "basic" or even "easy". The one I like is a raglan, knitted from the top. Just plain jane but nice especially if you use nice yarns!

« Reply #2 on: May 14, 2008 01:46:12 PM »


I would suggest checking out your local library for Ann Budd's Knitter's Handy Book of Sweater Patterns.  It provides tables you can use to make basic sweater styles (cardigan included) for any gauge and size.

I had the same problem finding a basic pattern when I wanted to make my husband a cardigan. I ended up using a men's top down raglan pattern from Knitting Pure and Simple.  They also have this same pattern for children and adults.  The pattern was for a sweater, but I just didn't do it in the round (leaving it open in front), and added a placket in front for a zipper (using the same method that I'd used in a Bonne Marie Burns' Ribby Cardigan for myself).  I'm not 100% satsified with the way the zipper meets the neck on this sweater--but no one else notices.  He really likes it, wears it a lot, his co-workers think I've got a magic wand hidden somewhere that I use for such things--so I'd count it as a success.

Good luck!

Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Jump to:  

only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search

How-To Videos
Angry Macaroni and Cheese and No-Bake Raspberry Cheesecake Cups Recipes
How to Make Porter Ale Chili
How to Make Cracker Jack Ice Cream
Kurt Warner’s Turkey Burger Sliders
5 Ways To Put A Twist On a PB&J
Latest Blog Articles
@Home This Weekend: Reusable Dryer Sheets
Tute Tuesday: Painted Background
Easy Summer Salads

Comparison Shopping

Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...

Follow Craftster...

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2016, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.