Weekly Knitting Preview 23rd June


knitting cardigan

What can we knit in the June 23 issue?

Cool and elegant, this mint-green cardigan features a contrasting trim to add a little extra zing to the design.

It is an edge to edge design, perfect for slipping over a summer’s outfit. The three-quarter length sleeves complete the look.

knitting preview

The Technical Stuff

We have labelled this one easy. There is a two-row pattern creating the main fabric, one row purl and one row in rib. Yes, it really is that simple.

Instructions come for six sizes ranging from 76/81 cm (30/32 ins) to 127/132 cm (50/52 ins). The main yarn is King Cole Calypso DK in Lime Coconut (2753), a lovely fresh green with a twist of white. The contrast yarn is King Cole Giza Cotton DK in Apple (1609). Quantities begin at 4 x 100 g rising to 6 x 100 g of the main yarn and just 1 x 100 g ball of the cotton for all sizes.

So get knitting and you’ll soon have a lovely minty-fresh new cardigan for summer.

Liz O’Rourke

Liz is part of our Features Team and her hobbies include knitting and crafts, reading and foreign travel which are also her main responsibilities on the “Friend”. If you walk into the office you will soon spot her desk, it’s the one piled high with knitwear and balls of yarn!