Mini Cotton Cardi is the children’s version of our women’s style: Boyfriend Cardi. You can see this version here.
Mini Cotton Cardi is knit flat from the back panel, over the shoulders and down the front panels, before picking up stitches for the sleeves and seaming the sides. The design includes a garter stitch detail at the shoulder.
This listing is for the pattern only. After checkout, you will receive a digital copy of the pattern by email.
If you would like to buy the full DIY Kit for this style, you can do so here.
Pattern level: Intermediate
SIZES: 2-4 years (5-7 years, 8-10 years)
Yarn: 5 (6, 8) Balls Loopy Mango Big Cotton Yarn (48 yards 43 m 3.5 oz. 100 g each), 100% Cotton
Knitting Needles: Size 17 (12 mm) 20'' (50 cm) Circular Knitting Needles
Gauge: 4 stitches and 5 rows/ 2” (5 cm)
Finished sizes (approx):
Size 2-4 years: side seam to side seam- 14” (36 cm), length- 13” (33 cm)
Size 5-7 years: side seam to side seam- 16” (40 cm), length- 16” (40 cm)
Size 8-10 years: side seam to side seam- 18” (46 cm), length- 19” (48 cm)
Helpful video tutorials for this project:
- How to rib stitch
- How to stockinette stitch
- How to garter stitch
- How to knit the front panels of a cardigan
- Picking up stitches for the sleeves
- Knit 2 together (K2TOG)
- How to seam sides together
- How to pick up stitches for the neckband