Balloon cardigan is a very hot cardigan right now, and extremely popular. It is a knitted cardigan with big balloon shaped sleeves at the wrist. The cardigan is knitted from the top down. In front the cardigan is closed with large buttons. The Balloon cardigan has a short body, which looks great with pants or skirts with a high waist line.
In this kit we knit the Balloon cardigan in a luxurious and soft mixture of Alpaca 2 from Isager and Silk Mohair. The Silk Mohair is either from Isager, Mohair by Canard or Önling depending on which brand matches the given color of Alpaca 2.
The yarn kit contains:Isager Alpaca 2 and Silk mohair, yarn for the elected size and a printed pattern. The yarn kit does not contain buttons.
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Size guide: The Balloon Cardigan has about 15 cm of positive ease built into the pattern instructions. The sizes XS (S) M (L) XL correspond to a bust circumference of about 85 (90) 95 (100) 110 cm (note that the final measurements of the cardigan are around 15 cm bigger). Measure your bust circumference before deciding which size will fit you the best.
Sizes:XS (S) M (L) XL.
Bust circumference:100 (106) 111 (116) 123 cm.
Length mid back:51 (53) 55 (56) 58 cm.
Gauge:21 sts x 29 rows = 10 x 10 cm/4 x 4 inches in stockinette st on 4 mm (US size 6) needles.
Suggested needles:4 mm (US size 6) / 40 and 80-100 cm (32-40 inches) circular needles, 4 mm double pointed needles, or the required needle size to obtain gauge.