Glacier Cardigan – by Rebekka Mauser


The easy to wear, short and boxy GLACIER cardigan scores with lots of texture and a very comfy fit due to a drop-shoulder construction. Stay warm, cozy and well-dressed in this super-quick and fun knit! The open-front cardigan is worked bottom up, starting with a provisional cast-on. More and more stitches are cast on at each side, shaping the dipped back and the rounded fronts into a curve. When the underarm is reached the front and back are worked separately for the armholes. Short rows shape the shoulders and the shoulder seams are closed with a 3-needle bind-off. Stitches are then picked up to work the long, slim sleeves top down in rounds. A neat i-cord edging completes the body and is repeated at the cuffs.


John Arbon Textiles Devonia, or any other DK weight.

4 (5, 5, 6, 6) hanks or approx. 900 (1000, 1100, 1200, 1350) meters / 984 (1094, 1203, 1312, 1476) yards
Sample (Size 2) is shown in Snow Ash.

Finished Measurements

Bust Circumference: 126 (137, 149, 160, 171) cm / 49.5 (54, 58.5, 63, 67.5)”

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3.25 mm / US 3 circular needle or 3 needle sizes smaller than main needle for i-cord edging and ribbing
4 mm / US 6 circular needle or needle size needed to get gauge for body and sleeves


Darning needle, scissors, 2 stitch markers, 6 removable stitch markers, waste yarn


21 sts & 30 rows in large moss stitch on larger needles to 10 cm x 10 cm (4” x 4”) after blocking
21 sts & 30 rounds in stockinette stitch on larger needles to 10 cm x 10 cm (4” x 4”) after blocking