Inspired by sporty knits of 1930s, this short-sleeved cardigan features a simple pattern of contrast stripes in garter stitch and Aster stitch.

The garment is knitted flat with side seams, but could be made in one piece using a circular needle.


The cardigan is knitted using Fyberspates Scrumptious 4ply wool/silk yarn.

Sizes and Yarn quantities

The pattern gives instructions to fit sizes 32-50ins/81-127cm bust.

3 – 5 x 100g skeins of yarn in 2 colours.

Tension: 28sts and 42 rows to 10cm over pattern using 3.25mm needles.

For more information and to purchase the pattern as a PDF download, click on the price below to be taken to a Ravelry page (membership of Ravelry not required).

£5.00 (excl. VAT)

Photos: The Knitter/ Jennie Atkinson