CROCHET JAZZY CARDIGAN WITH ZEN YARN GARDEN
I'm so happy to introduce the Jazzy Cardigan! This cardigan is really versatile as it is so simple to throw on a chillier day or even wear it indoors when crocheting and you feel cold! I used the magical Jazzy Bundle (hence the cardigan name) from Zen Yarn Garden and I couldn't be more happy with the outcome!
This simple cardigan is made using the Jazzy bundle in the most amazing colorways, Jazzy OOAK, Jazzy Splatter & Obsidian. Each bundle includes 3 skeins of fingering weight, made from 70% sw merino, 20% cashmere and 10% nylon. The yarn is really soft and works up pretty lovely! If you want to get your bundle (Jazzy or Vivid) you can now get it 20% off using the coupon code LITTLETHINGS using this link.
This cardigan is made up of the V-stitch. If you know how to double crochet and make chain stitches, you should be good to go! The cardigan is made up by crocheting 2 rectangles together making it a pretty easy garment with almost no seaming necessary! Also it’s pretty simple to add more length to your cardigan if needed by crocheting for more rows on each rectangle.
Jazzy Cardigan Pattern
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4.5 mm crochet hook
3 skeins Jazzy bundle by ZYG (100 gr each skein). Pattern uses approximately (300 gr/ 400 yds).
Gauge: Approximately 8 pattern repeats 4” (10cm)
Dimensions (approximate): 19” (48 cm) length x 28” (71 cm) wide
The fit and drape of this garment fits various sizes.
This cardigan is made by crocheting two rectangles and then crocheting together the center back and the sides. Each of the two rectangles should measure approximately 14” X 38” (35 cm x 96 cm). You may make this piece longer by simply repeating the stitch pattern and adding more rows and length to each rectangle.
Row 1: dc in 4th ch from hook, ch 1, dc in next ch, skip 1 ch, dc in next ch, ch 1, dc in next ch, rep from * to last ch, dc in last ch, turn (27 dc groups & 2 dc)
Row 2: ch 3, skip first 2 dc, [dc, ch1, dc] in next ch 1 sp, skip 2 dc, repeat from * ending skip last dc, dc in 3rd ch of ch 3, turn (27 dc groups & 2 dc)
Repeat Row 2 until piece measures 38” (96 cm).
Fasten off and weave in ends.
Repeat pattern above to make second rectangle.
Place both rectangles side by side, long sides together. With your crochet hook single crochet the two pieces together a until you reach the center. Fasten off and weave in ends.
Fold rectangles in half and crochet the two pieces together, leaving approximately 7-8” (18-20cm) for the arm openings. Fasten off and weave in ends.