Sweetums by Caarin


by Caarin
March 2020
DK (11 wpi) ?
34 stitches and 35 rows = 4 inches
in cable panel
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
548 - 959 yards (501 - 877 m)
3-6m (6-12m, 12-24m, 3y, 4y)
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Sweetums is a cabled cardi for boys and girls who like to get fancy. A cozy classic - this little number can go straight from the playground to a party and beyond.   If this is your first foray into cable knitting - hooray! Start with a sleeve -  you’ll be a pro by the time you’re finished!

Sweetums is knit flat and seamed. Stitches for the button bands and collar are picked up and worked at the end.

Please note the stitch patterns used in this cardigan are worked from charts.

This pattern is part of the 10 TINY KNITS collection. It is available to purchase as a single pattern or as an ebook.

to fit ages
3-6 m (6-12m, 12-24m, 3y, 4y)

finished chest measurements
20 (21, 24, 25, 26)” / 51 (53.5, 61, 63.5, 66) cm

4 (4, 5, 6, 7) skeins DK weight wool. Rowan Pure Wool Superwash DK  50g (137 yards/125m) was used for sample | photographed in Flint 106 to fit size 6-12m

34 sts and 35 rows = 4”/10cm over front 36- stitch cable pattern using larger needles

1 pair US3 / 3.25mm needles and 1 pair US4 / 3.5mm needles or size needed to obtain gauge

cable needle, 6 buttons, blunt tapestry needle, scrap yarn in contrasting color

skill level

skills required
cables, working from chart, increasing, decreasing, picking up stitches, seaming