The Wool and the Gang Live Forever Cardigan is big, it’s warm, it’s snuggly and it has pockets! Queen once sang, “Who wants to live forever?” Well, if it includes a cardigan like this, we sure do! The moss stitch and twisted rib give it a lot of texture and visual interest, and the shawl collar is eternally elegant. It is a classic pattern that will nab you lots of compliments.
This is a great project for someone who has some knitting experience under their belt and a great way to learn more skills. When you knit the Live Forever Cardigan you’ll use knitting skills like long-tail cast on, cable cast on, twisted rib, moss stitch, decreasing, increasing, casting off, picking up stitches, vertical invisible seam technique and horizontal invisible seam technique.
Make the Lie Forever Cardigan with Crazy Sexy Wool, which is a chunky yarn made from 100% wool from South American sheep. This yarn is cozy, breathable and knits like a dream. Because of the chunky weight, you’ll see progress as soon as you start knitting.
This pattern calls for circular knitting needles, straight knitting needles and a sewing needle. Need to stock up? Visit our Needles and Hooks section.
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