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The Creative Cardigan – Customizable Knitting Pattern



Customizable knit cardigan pattern!

  • super bulky yarn
  • sizes XS-3XL
  • options for different sleeves and button band/cuff styles

*This pattern is part of a full-length knitting course available from CF Classes with a $7.99/mo membership. Signup for CF classes is available here

*Purchase of this listing will give you access to the written pattern without the video course.

More details below!



This unique knitting pattern puts you in control of the design! Every bit of this chunky knit cardigan is customizable. Lengthen, crop, change the sleeve shape and cuffs…the Creative Cardigan lets your creativity shine through with a beautiful basic chunky knit cardigan pattern that helps you spot opportunities for customization all along the way.

Specifically, you’ll get detailed written instructions for trendy balloon sleeves or traditional tapered sleeves as well as helpful sizing diagrams and gauge info that lets you customize the pattern with ease for sizes XS to 3XL.

This pattern was created in collaboration with CF Classes (Creative Fabrica). When you register for CF Classes for $7.99/mo you get access to master classes for anything and everything creativity, from illustration to pottery to macramé and, of course, knitting. This pattern is featured in its own hour long video course that dives deep into the techniques featured in the design. You can sign up for CF Classes here to gain access to the video, or purchase only the written pattern from this listing :).

For this pattern it’s helpful to know how to knit, purl, pick up stitches and do basic decreases.

It uses a little over 640 yards (585m) of a super bulky weight yarn (10% more for each size above small) like Bernat Softee Chunky and 9mm and 10mm circular needles. The majority of the cardigan can be knit on 24″ cords. For smaller sleeve circumferences, you may use a shorter cord, magic loop or DPNs. Picking up the button bands will require a circular cord of 36″ or longer to pick up all the stitches in one go.  A couple stitch markers are helpful for the sleeves. 

When you purchase this pattern you get a downloadable PDF file containing:

  • a full list of required materials, finished project photos
  • a step by step written pattern explaining how to create this sweater in XS, S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL
  • sizing diagram
  • instructions for a tapered sleeve and balloon sleeve shape
  • details on how to customize the cardigan

There is no shipping charge for this item as it is a PDF file and will be sent out within 24 hours of payment. If you don’t receive it within 24 hours, please, contact me