Knitting and Gin Cardigan Yarn Bundle

  • 2 skeins- £66.00 - 0 in Stock
  • 3 skeins- £90.00 - 1 in Stock


We have a limited number of yarn bundles for Sue Stratford's new pattern, the Knitting and Gin Cardigan.

The Knitting and Gin cardigan is a cropped cardigan designed to be close fitting. The cardigan is worked from the bottom up. The Gin bottle and glass are worked from charts using the stranded and Intarsia techniques. The body is worked up to the armholes, followed by the two sleeves up to the armhole. The stitches for the sleeves and body are then joined and the yoke is worked with raglan shaping and a cable design. Short rows are worked at the back of the neck to ensure a good fit. Embroidery is added to the Gin bottle and the glass to add detail.

The main cardigan is knitted in Sonsie which is custom spun for Skein Queen, and is a bouncy, woollen, non-superwash yarn which blooms slightly when washed. The black and yellow details are in Crush DK.

Choose 2 or 3 skeins (200g) of the main colour Bottle Green according to the size you want to knit.

2 skeins for bust sizes 32" to 42" (81.5cm to 106.5cm)

3 skeins for bust sizes 44.5" to 55" (113cm to 139.5cm)

In addition to the main colour, you will receive:

  • 50g Skein of Naked Sonsie
  • 50g Skein of Crush DK in Black
  • 20g Skein of Crush DK in Lemon Slice
  • One Skein Queen tote bag

Sonsie is 70% Corriedale, 30% Polwarth with approx. 506m per 200g. Crush DK is 75% Superwash Merino, 25% Nylon with approx. 225m per 100g. Hand wash is recommended.

The pattern can be bought separately from Ravelry from 14th June.

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