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Women's Puffed Sleeve Cardigan

Front view of the Women's Puffed Sleeve Cardigan, modeled by Maisie.

© Eileen Casey, licensed to About.com, Inc.

Puffed sleeves, an eye-catching decorative button and a to-die-for yarn choice turn this basic sweater into a stylish piece that can be worn dressed up, casual, and every point in between.

Materials:

  • 3 (4, 4) hanks of Araucania Patagonia Nature Cotton in color 209 Sangria, or approximately 318 (371, 416) yards of bulky weight yarn of your choice
  • one pair size 8 US (5 mm) knitting needles
  • one pair size 10 US (6 mm) knitting needles
  • 3 stitch holders
  • Scissors, tape measure and yarn needle
  • 1.5-inch diameter rhinestone button

Gauge:

3 stitches and 4.5 rows per inch in Stockinette Stitch on size 10 US needles.

Size:

Small (Medium, Large) Instructions are given for smallest size with larger sizes in parentheses.

Finished bust size: 35 (39, 43) inches

Finished length: 16 (17, 18) inches.

Sample knit in size Medium by Eileen Casey

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