Folks, have you ever seen a crochet waterfall cardigan?
I am not sure it is something a ton of people know about, but I just think they are oh so pretty!
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So, I decided to try making one.
Now I have seen a lot of waterfall designs that are suitable for fall or winter, but I really wanted to do one for spring or summer.
And, thus, I came up with the “Spring into Summer Waterfall Cardigan” and I shared it as a guest designer on The Crafter Life, scroll down to the free pattern button to go there.
The Granny Stitch
Most people know that the classic granny stitch is made up of a series of 3 double crochet (dc) clusters.
This is true even when you are making granny squares. rather than crocheting in rows.
To make the cardigan lighter for spring or summer, I decided to do a granny stitch variation and only use a 2 double crochet (dc) cluster throughout.
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Folks – it is so super easy!
You seriously won’t have any issues doing this stitch and if you do, just email me via the contact page and I will help you!
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Yarn Details: “It’s All About the Yarn Baby!”
For this project I chose Bernat Baby Sport in color way Coral Crocus because it is lightweight and I am totally in love with the color!
I think it is absolutely the best color and works great for both spring and summer, which was important to me as I designed the cardigan to be a lovely transition piece.
As much as I totally love how the project turned, I do think if I make another one I may use a slightly softer yarn with a bit more drape to it, but overall I quite happy with my choice of yarn for this project.
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Spring Into Summer Waterfall Cardigan PDF Pattern
This pattern is available as a large print, ad-free, printable PDF pattern.
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This cardigan is so light to wear – simply perfect for spring or summer!
Plus, it’s such a great way to dress up almost any casual outfit as it adds just the perfect touch of color and style.
I’d love to see your finished Spring into Summer Waterfall Cardigan! Please feel free to share it with me on one or even all of the following platforms:
- Share a picture on Instagram and be sure to use the hashtag #itchinforsomestitchin
- Share your Spring into Summer Waterfall Cardigan on Ravelry
- Share your Spring into Summer Waterfall Cardigan project on LoveCrafts
- Share a picture in the Itchin’ for some Stitchin’ Facebook group.
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