US 0-24 & EU 30-54. Height 5'8" 172 cm.
The Balloon Cardigan sewing pattern is a cozy slightly oversized cardigan with dropped shoulders and banded edges. The sleeves and body are gathered to the cuffs and hemband, creating the most adorable balloon effect. Make it with the V-neckline (View A) or the round neckline (View B). Choose from two lengths and optional pockets.
SKILL LEVEL 2/4
This project requires a little practice, and sewing buttons and buttonholes.
FABRIC AND NOTIONS
Jersey fabric light to medium, Fancy knit, French terry, thin dainty jersey, just about any jersey you can dream of as long as it isn’t heavy. You can also use woven fabric for the body. Use something light to medium weight. Choose Rib fabric with 50% stretch for the cuffs and hemband.
- Two neckline options
- Two body lengths
- Balloon effect at the sleeves and hem
- Optional pockets