Sunday, January 20, 2013

Diana and Young Diana


Description:   Diana and Young Diana are simple, yet stunning cardigans that are worked from the top down, seamlessly & flat, with raglan shaping. The body is worked in stockinette stitch and features a lace pattern around the neck edge, hem and cuffs to correspond with the cable & lace front edges. The cardigans meets at the front and hangs open and has a gracefully curving lower edge to create a flattering, feminine shape. Sleeves are worked seamlessly, in the round and are ¾ length for Diana, and full length for Young Diana.  Young Diana also features an optional button hole and butt at the neck.
Diana is worked in Dream in Color "Smooshy with Cashmere" and Young Diana in Dream in Color "Calm".”

Sizes:  Diana: 30-54" finished chest

Rating:  Advanced Beginner

Techniques & Stitches Used:

  • Knitting seamlessly, flat and in the round
  • Basic increases and decreases
  • Simple Lace and Cable
Yarn Requirements:  Diana:  Fingering Weight Yarn 1000-1600 yards (Dream in Color "Smooshy with Cashmere")

Purchase Diana through Dream in Color Designs.

Young Diana

     Sizes:  Young Diana: 3 months to 10 years
Yarn Requirements: Young Diana: Worsted Weight Yarn 220-850 yard (Dream in Color "Calm")

"Young Diana" Pattern PDF - $6.00 - 

My Auntie Di was a huge inspiration to me growing up, teaching me how to sew and quilt.  Thank you, Auntie Di!


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