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Year Round Ruffle Cardigan

Added Apr 9, 2011

by paigeh

Verona, Italy






I have a little short sleeve sweater similar to this that I bought at TJ Maxx years ago. I love it so much that I decided to copy it. Here is my long sleeve version. I used a heavy weight cotton jersey and made a closure with three red vintage buttons that I had picked up the day before at our version of The Salvation Army. It was pretty simply to make. I also made a short sleeve version in a lighter weight, drapier cotton jersey which I will upload as well. If I ever get around to uploading a pattern, it will probably be this one because it would be pretty easy to do (I think! ;)

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Material Notes

heavyweight cotton jersey – almost like a very tight woven sweaterknit, but not – I really love this fabric and wish I could find more!




Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Garment Type
Casual, Mod
Cotton, Knits/Jersey

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    Jul 15, 2011, 06.22 AMby dbee712

    Is it possible to upload the pattern?I have been looking for a pattern like this! I’m just not brave enough to try it on my own :) Thanks!

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    Apr 9, 2011, 05.41 PMby turtlegirl00

    I love this!! super cute!

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    Apr 9, 2011, 09.07 AMby paigeh

    thanks :)

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    Apr 9, 2011, 08.25 AMby Debby H

    I really like the way you have used the stripes to make it so original and I love the splash of red with the buttons.

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