Lillian Cardi - $65

Saturdays, February 4th, 18th, March 18th, &  April 1st; 10a-12p

A classic cardigan is a wardrobe staple, especially for those months when the weather can't quite decide what to do.  This simple cardigan is worked in worsted-weight yarn from the top down, using raglan shaping.  When selecting a size, please keep in mind that this cardigan is shown being worn with positive ease.  This class is spread out over two months so that students have ample time to finish the knitting required between sessions.  There are several opportunities for little details to be customized, so you're sure to love the finished sweater.

Prerequisites: Intermediate knitting skills

Homework: Students should be sure to swatch to confirm that they have the required gauge (19sts/29rows = 4" in St st)


  • Lillian Cardi pattern (please download here before class)
  • Worsted-weight yarn
  • #7 16-inch and 32-inch circular needles
  • Stitch markers in 2 different shapes or colors
  • Smooth waste yarn in a contrasting color (cotton is recommended)

Skills Learned:

  • Top-down raglan shaping
  • M1R & M1L increases
  • Sleeve construction and shaping
  • Picking up stitches
  • Knitting pockets
  • Seaming using mattress stitch
  • Blocking
  photo: Carrie Bostick Hoge

photo: Carrie Bostick Hoge