Mikey Cardigan (Boys) PATTERN (Printed)
Mikey Cardigan (Boys) PATTERN (Printed)

Mikey Cardigan (Boys) PATTERN (Printed)

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Free Unique Row Checker

Here’s an adorable pattern for any adorable boy or girl. This cardigan sweater has a few knitting techniques that will make knitting it a pleasure and design features that will make the sight of it on your special little guy or gal an even greater delight. This is a top down design with no seams. It incorporates an elegant invisible raglan seam increase with hems on the cuff and the body, versus ribbing. The peek of color inside the pockets is echoed in the subtle trim along the neck and button band, providing the finishing touch.

Pattern and Row Checker
This pattern is nicely printed on card stock in a handy pocket size. A list of all abbreviations and glossary of terms are included. It also comes with my unique Row Checker. A tool you can use to help keep track of your stitch count, row number, increases, and decreases. Throughout the pattern you’ll find indicators of when to refer to your Row Checker.

Order the matching sweater for men:
Michael Cardigan for Men and Women (PATTERN)
Michael Cardigan for Men and Women (KIT)

Haven’t knitted a top-down sweater before? Don’t worry. Here’s a free, printable PDF of top-down knitting instructions.

Knitting Help
For your convenience, I’ve collected knitting tips and links to videos that will make knitting your men’s sweater easier and even more fun. Knitting Help

$15

Yarn:
This sweater was designed for the following yarn.

Euroflax Sport, 100% Linen
This sport weight linen yarn is wet spun from flax-fiber. Exceptional softness is achieved by fine splitting the long fibers and double-boiling the yarn. Machine wash on gentle cycle using a non-bleach, mild soap. Dry in your dryer on a medium setting for 15 minutes, then lay flat to finish. For an even softer result, dry completely in the dryer. To enhance the sheen of the yarn, steam with a steam iron.

The on-screen color representations for yarn may not be precise representations of actual colors due to variance in monitor calibrations.

  • 100% organic cotton
  • 153 yards/50 grams
  • US2-4/3-3.5mm needles
  • Approx. 6.25sts/inch
  • Sport weight
Echt is an eco-yarn.

Skeins needed in primary/secondary colors for sizes 4(6, 8, 10) =
2/1(2/1, 3/1, 3/1)

Gauge: 22 sts and 32 rows = 4”/10cm in stockinette

Suggested Needles and Notions:

  • US4/3.5mm 16”/40.5cm circular*
  • US4/3.5mm 24”/60cm or 32”/80cm circular*
  • US4/3.5mm double-pointed*
  • Stitch Markers

* or size needed to obtain gauge

Sizes:

Size 4 – Finished Chest 24.3"/62cm
Size 6 – Finished Chest 26.3"/66.8cm
Size 8 – Finished Chest 28.7"/72.8cm
Size 10 – Finished Chest 30.3”/77cm

To order, return to top of this page, and select size, colorway and number of kits.

Delivery is estimated at 5 to 10 business days. If you should need to return a purchase, please click on the returns page for our Returns Policy.

This pattern is also available as a kit. To see kit options in 6 colorways click here.

The kit for this sweater, complete with pattern and yarn, comes in a backpack-style project bag. On the front of the backpack is a zippered pouch with a porthole. You can insert the ball of yarn from which you’re knitting and run the yarn through the porthole, so if you like, you can even knit while walking down the street.

Backpack-style project bag in two views: on model and showing contents - James Cox Knits

Note: needles and handsome guy not included.

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Testimonials

Sophisticated, elegant, stylish, chic. After seeing James’ collection, I may give up needlepoint.

Patsy A.

These designs take men's sweaters to a whole new level of luxury and deliciousness. Might have to get a new man once my divorce goes through, just so I can knit him a James Cox Knits sweater.

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