ABOUT THIS CARDIGAN KNITTING KIT
This beginner knit kit's proof in the pudding that newbie knitters can make their own clothes like a pro. Cue this oversized, laidback cardigan. It's got that effortless thing going on.
Size & Fit
Model wears size 2. 6 sizes in kit, loose fitting
Time to make
Once you've completed this kit you'll master
How to hold your needles, how to make a slip knot, how to cast on with the cable cast on, how to make a knit stitch, how to turn your work, how to work in garter stitch, how to cast off, how to seam using the horizontal invisible seam technique, how to seam using the perpendicular invisible seam technique, how to seam using the vertical invisible seam technique an how to weave in your ends.
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.
7 - 10 x balls of Billie Jean Yarn (depending on size)
1 x Summer Night Cardigan pattern
1 x pair of knitting needles 6.5mm/US 10.5 (optional)
1 x sewing needle
1 x Made by Me label
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
Ideal cardigan for a beginner, summery lightweight.
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.