This knitting pattern is in Swedish from Petit Knit You can knit with a thread of merino plus a thread of Soft Silk Mohair.
The balloon cardigan is a short cardigan with balloon sleeves, which is reinforced with a tight elastic edge at the wrist. The balloon cardigan is knitted from the top down. It closes at the front with buttons, and the button posts are knitted at the same time as the rest of the cardigan - there is therefore no assembly. The balloon cardigan is a short model and goes well with trousers or a skirt with a high waist.
The balloon cardigan is knitted with approx. 15 cm of extra width/movement in relation to the bust measurement. The sizes XS (S) M (L) XL correspond to a bust measurement of around 85 (90) 95 (100) 110 cm. Measure yourself before you start knitting, to judge which size fits you best.
Sizes: XS (S) M (L) XL
Overwidth: 100 (106) 111 (116) 123 cm
Center back length: 51 (53) 55 (56) 58 cm
Stickfasthet: 21 stitches x 29 rounds in stockinette stitch on needles 4 mm = 10 x 10 cm
Knitting suggestions: Circular needle 4 mm (80-100 cm), double pointed needles 4 mm
Material: 250 (300) 300 (300) 350 g Arwetta from Filcolana (50 g = 210 m) together with 125 (150) 150 (150) 175 g Tilia from Filcolana (25 g = 210 m) or 125 (150) 150 (150) 175 g Kid Seta from Gepard Yarn (25 g = 210 m), 4 buttons (ø = 20 – 25 mm)
Level of difficulty: ★ ★ ★ ★ (4 out of 5).
See the classification of difficulty here.
The pattern is sent as a PDF file to your e-mail address.
The white balloon cardigan in the picture is knitted in Sagal and a raw white Tilia. Both from Filcolana.
The yellow Ballon cardigan is knitted in Arwetta and Tilia from Filcolana in the color Limelight.