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Bluetit Cardigan

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Pattern Information


6m (12m, 18m, 24m)
To fit chest: 41 (46, 48.5, 51) cm
Finished chest circumference: 52 (55, 60, 63) cm
Model wears size 6m.


Jamiesonís of Shetland Heather (Aran weight; 100% pure Shetland wool; 92m [100yds] per 50g ball)
2 (2, 2, 2) x 50g ball of Oceanic (692) as yarn A.
1 (1, 1, 1) x 50g ball of Natural White (104) as yarn B.
1 (1, 1, 1) x 50g ball of Mirry Dancers (1400) as yarn C.
2 (2, 3, 3) x 50g ball of Leprechaun (259) as yarn D.

Jamiesonís of Shetland Spindrift (4ply weight; 100% pure Shetland wool; 105m [114yds] per 25g ball)
1 (2, 2, 2) x 25g ball of Daffodil (390) as yarn E.

Calculated amount (no extra included):
Yarn A: Oceanic (692) 94 (103, 116, 129) m
Yarn B: Natural White (104) 26 (31, 37, 42) m
Yarn C: Mirrydancers (1400) 9 (9, 15, 15) m
Yarn D: Leprechaun (259) 147 (180, 204, 239) m
Yarn E: Daffodil (390) 80 (88, 139, 155) m


18 sts and 25 rows to 10cm over stocking stitch using 4.5mm needles.


1 set of 4.5mm (UK 7/US 7) cir needles 100cm long
1 set of 4 mm (UK 8/US 6) cir needles 100cm long

Tools & Accessories

4 stitch markers
Yarn needle
4 (5, 5, 5) buttons (approx. 18mm diameter)
Waste yarn for provisional cast on

Pattern Notes

The cardigan is worked top-down using seamless raglan method.

Colours are changed at the hood using intarsia technique.

The feather motif at the hem is worked at right angle to the body taking stitches every other row.

The beak is shaped using wrap and turn short row technique.††

Circular needle used to accommodate the curve of the hood and the raglan.

Sleeves are worked in the round using Magic Loop method. If you are not familiar with Magic Loop method, use double-pointed needles.


bluetit cardigan schematic