ABOUT THIS CARDIGAN KNITTING KIT
Eco-friendly cardigan alert. With this easy knit kit, you can make your own loose-fitting, easy, breezy piece of knitwear that's lightweight enough to throw on in summer or layer in winter.
Size & Fit
Size 1 - 6, loose fitting
Time to make
Once you've completed this kit you'll master
Long-tail cast on, 1x1 rib stitch, stocking stitch,decreasing, increasing, how to pick up stitches, knitting flat on circular needles, casting off, casting off in ribbing, vertical invisible seam and perpendicular invisible seam.
Our Billie Jean Yarn is made from pre-consumer denim scraps and offcuts which are ground back into fibres and re-spun into yarn. We don’t use any nasty dye fixers or chemicals in this process, however this does mean some dye may transfer to your needles or hands while you’re stitching.
6 - 8 balls of Billie Jean Yarn (depending on size)
1 x Pop Life Cardigan pattern
1 x set of circular needles 5mm/US8, length 100cm (optional)
1 x pair of knitting needles 8mm/US11 (optional)
1 x sewing needle
This kit is knitted with Billie Jean Yarn, our upcycled yarn made of pre-consumer denim waste.
135 metres/ 148 yards per 100-gram ball. WPI 11/ DK
Our Billie Jean Yarn is now officially certified by the Vegan Society, meaning it's free-from animal ingredients and has not been tested on animals.
HOW TO WASH
Hand wash cold to last longer. Do not use bleach, dry flat. Billie Jean Yarn is upcycled denim yarn and will perform as most blue jeans, which have the possibility to fade a bit during the first wash and have a small amount of colour transfer.
Something you should know
Body of the cardigan is done on 8mm needles to create slouchy style and rib is done on 5mm.
Hand wash only in cold or lukewarm water - do not exceed 30 degrees / Use a delicates hand wash detergent / Give your knits a gentle squeeze and leave in the water for a few minutes / Once done, roll in a clean towel to remove excess water and then dry flat.
Note: as this product is upcycled denim it will perform as most blue jeans and there is possibility it will fade during the first wash and have a small amount of colour transfer.