Sunday Cardigans – PetiteKnit pattern

This post contains 2 cardigans for the price of one (It’s a Black Friday special!)

I’ve lost count of the amount of times I’ve finished making something and told myself that I need to make another version. It rarely happens though, instead I get distracted by the next new shiny pattern and forget all about it. Except this time…

Sunday Cardigan – I’m showing off the cuffs here – not just the lovely nail colour!

The picture above is actually the second version I made of the Sunday Cardigan by PetiteKnit. I made my coral one below first, I used a bulky wool and made it close fitting rather than having any extra ease in it.

I love the shaping lines and the doubled-over neckband

I love the shaping on the yoke and pictured a looser, snuggly version, in a longer length. I had a large ball of black acrylic in DK weight and mixed it with a light brown sock yarn to give it a marled effect. I went up a size from the 1st one (maybe 2 sizes actually – I can’t be certain now without counting the stitches!) .

Both cardigans needed a bit of added structure along the front bands. So on the coral one I added a strip of lace binding at the back:

lace binding

And on the longer cardigan, I decided against any closures and handstitched black tape to stabilise the edges which were stretching out.

You can see the before and after below:

Left edge without tape – right after tape was added

I have gotten so much wear out of these, that I might even make another one…… just as soon as the other 40 things on my knitting wish list are done πŸ˜‰

Marled Sunday Cardigan

7 thoughts on “Sunday Cardigans – PetiteKnit pattern

  1. These are gorgeous! They look great on you, too. This is my favourite type of cardigan – with a nice high neck to keep cozy when necessary. Great job!

    I wish I could find the time and motivation to make myself a cardigan as I could use one. Great inspiration!

    • Thanks Stephanie, I’m really happy with the black & brown one, and even though I wasn’t sure about the colour of the short one, I’ve worn it alot.
      I haven’t had alot of motivation for sewing, and find it easier to pick up knitting. I bring it to work and use my lunchbreak for knitting.
      If you do get round to making yourself a Cardi, then I’d highly reccommend this one, it’s knit on large needle and all in one piece and knits up quickly πŸ™‚

  2. I’m about to buy that pattern after seeing yours and having a bit of time thinking about it. My sister would love it too. Both versions that you made look fabulous, and the information with regard to the stretching fronts is very useful. Enjoy wearing your fabulous cardigans πŸ˜€

  3. Hi, I came across your blog via Ravelry where I was searching for a top down bulky knit cardigan. Your comments are very helpful and I am fairly certain I’ll be making one of these for myself. I already have some yarn so it’s just a case of finding a good pattern to suit it.
    Thank you.

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