Unique Knits – Timeless Style


# Top-down Cardigan
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The modern Japanese styling makes this cardigan unique and original. The cardigan is knitting top-down construction and the back is rusched. A beautiful and versatile cardigan to knit.

This is a downloadable pdf knitting pattern.

EU BUYERS ONLY (EXCEPT UK): Owing to new EU VAT MOSS as of 1st Jan 2015, this pattern is sold via Loveknitting and VAT at the rate of your country will be added on to base price (you need Loveknitting account). This does not apply to buyers in UK as Iím not VAT registered.

You can purchase a printed version of this copy from MagCloud.

Pattern Information

The most update version is 1.2


UK 8 (10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 22)
32 (34, 36, 38, 40, 42, 44, 46) in
The model wears size 10.


Fyberspates Scrumptious Aran (aran weight; 45% Silk, 55% Merino, 165m [180yds] per 100g)
6 (6, 7, 7, 7, 8, 8, 9) skeins in Moss (402)


24 sts and 26 rows to 10cm over cable pattern using 5 mm needles.
18 sts and 24 rows to 10cm over stocking stitch using 5 mm needles.

Needles & Accessories

1 set of 5mm (UK 6/US 8) circular (cir) needles
1 set of 4.5mm (UK 7/US 7) cir needles
Magic-Loop method is used to work the sleeves in the round.
8 markers
Piece of waste yarn
Cable needles (cn)
1 x large button (3.5cm diameter)

Pattern Note

The main body is worked flat, with a circular needle used to accommodate the large number of stitches and curve of the raglan. To work the sleeves, use the Magic Loop method where necessary.