Kay Hopkins

Crooked River Cardigan

Weight: 400.00 Grams
Stock: 0
Style: Cardigan
Yarn Weight: Sport (5.75-6.5sts/in)
Fiber: Merino
Fiber: Camel
Fiber: Cashmere
Fiber: Silk
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Crooked River Cardigan is a lovely, light and drapey cardigan with textural elements that are simple to work and yield an eye catching fabric. It is a wardrobe piece that will be a comfort year round.


  • Yarn: Caravan by Crave Yarn / 70% extrafine merino, 10% Camel, 10% Cashmere, 10% Silk / 354 yds / 100 g skein
    • 34 to 42.5” – 4 skeins
    • 46 to 54” – 5 skeins
    • 58 to 66.5” – 6 skeins

Designed to be worn with 4-6 inches / 10 -15 cm ease at chest, meaning it is designed to be 4-6” [10-15 cm] larger in circumference than your bust measurement.

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Pattern Details

Sample shown in Regalia, size 50.5" finished chest. 


The construction is top-down and totally seamless so you can try it on and get the exact fit and length you desire. There’s plenty of structure built into the design so that it will keep its shape after lots of wear. The sleeve cuffs and hem are finished with a nearly invisible bind off for lots of movement. The front band is smooth and provides a professional finish that holds its shape and doesn’t stretch out. The pattern includes a video tutorial recorded for the front band.


XS(S, M, L, XL)(2XL, 3XL, 4XL, 5XL). 
Finished Chest (worn buttoned): 34(38.5, 42.5, 46, 50.5)(54, 58, 62, 66.5) inches / 86.5(98, 108, 117, 128.5)(137, 147.5, 157.5, 169) cmDesigned to be worn with 4-6 inches / 10 -15 cm ease at chest.


Larger (Main) – US 5 (3.75mm) 16”/40cm and 29-32”/70-80cm circular and set of dpns (or use your
preferred method of circular knitting for sleeves). Adjust needle size to obtain gauge.

Smaller – US 2.5 (3.0 mm) 40”/100cm circular used for button bands.

GAUGE (Blocked)

24 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches in st pattern / stockinette in Larger needle after blocking