You too can knit your own Shandy Cardigan by Thea Colman in the gorgeous Eva yarn.
Shandy is a delicate cardigan with a lovely cable and scallop detail, designed to showcase a delicate heather or wool fibre. The balance of simple scallops next to bold braids make a gorgeous texture that really manages to both stand out AND remain subtle at the same time.
The cardigan is designed with a cropped silhouette and an easy fit for layering. I imagine wearing it over a skirt or dress just as easily as with overalls, pants, or over a tunic.
This alpaca-wool mix yarn was beautiful for this cardigan is soft and the perfect weight, with just a little drape and a lovely heather. Great Ocean Mill’s Eva is the perfect yarn for this knit.
Shandy is knit flat in one piece from cast-on edge to armholes. Fronts and back are then separated and knit separately to top. Once shoulders are seamed, sleeve stitches are picked up around armholes, shaped with short rows, then knit in round to cuff. Button bands and collar are added last.
As always, there are notes in pattern for adjusting width or length of sweater, as well as to alter sleeve or sleeve cap shaping to achieve your desired fit. Lots of stockinette makes mods easy here.
Please click the link below to take you directly to the Shandy on Ravelry where you can purchase the pattern. (If you do not have Ravelry please let me know as my store has in store sales on Ravelry and I can organise to purchase this pattern on your behalf).
Sizes: 34 (35.5, 38, 40.5, 44)(47.5, 50, 53, 54.5)” 86.5 (90.25, 96.5, 103, 111.75)(120.5, 127, 134.5, 138.5)cm Based on finished circumference around bust, worn closed. For fit shown in sample, choose the finished size that allows you about 3-4”/7.75-10cm positive ease at bust.