Pretty crochet cardigans for little girls - free Ellie pattern by Berroco

I made this for My granddaughters

Created by: Jenny Mc

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    These cardigans were made using the free Ellie pattern by Berroco (designed by Maureen Basher) (http://www.berroco.com/patterns/ellie).

    The cardigans were made in sizes 2 and 4, using the recommended yarn (Berroco Comfort DK, 3 balls of Rosebud (2723) and 4 balls of Teaberry (2730)) and hook sizes 4.5mm and 5.0mm. There was only a tiny amount of yarn left over.
    The pattern states it requires an intermediate skill level, and it was relatively easy to follow, just watch for a few errors – one of these being the sleeve length instructions which differ between the text and the diagram (follow the text). The other errors are minor and easily avoided if you are careful to keep the stitch pattern constant.
    I am very happy with the finished cardigans as they are very pretty, and have a great texture and a nice soft finish.

    Tags

    • Girls

    Craft

    craft-crochet Crochet

    Skill Level

    difficulty Intermediate

    Status

    project-state Complete
    Finished on: Nov 1, 2016
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    11 Comments

    • Alison B

      Portsoy

      Lovely little cardigans :)
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    • Louisa P

      Sweet little Cardigan. Thank you for sharing the pattern.
      Busy with size 2....I am on first sleeve and am stuck with - Shape Cap "dec 1 st each side every 6 times. Is this every RS row or every row. As text missing.
      Help
      Thank you
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      • Jenny Mc

        Woorim, Bribie Island

        Hi Louisa. I’m sorry but I’ve forgotten. Made these some time ago.
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      • Louisa P

        @Jenny Mc: Thank you for answering Jenny, appreciated.
        Managed to solve it as need at least 12 rows for sleeve cap to fit into sleeve space. So .....dc every RS row, both ends worked out well
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    • Jackie R

      Thank you Jenny.
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    • Jackie R

      I am making this but am confused after row 5 of the back. Is the pattern row 1-5.
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      • Jenny Mc

        Woorim, Bribie Island

        Hi Jackie
        I made these several months ago so don't really remember. Looking at the pattern, row 5 has to be repeated every 1/2" and the stitch pattern is basically as per rows 2 & 3. So I think you repeat rows 2-5 until the piece measures the required length. Hope this helps.
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    • Theresa H

      This is adorable my granddaughter would luv this :)
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    • Cheryl D

      These sweaters are gorgeous. I love the sleeves and the lower half of the sweater it is so striking. So beautiful!
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      • Jenny Mc

        Woorim, Bribie Island

        Thanks Cheryl. They were a pleasure to make too, and the yarn was lovely to work with.
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    • Judith G

      I have 2 beautiful great granddaughters that would look absolutely gourgeous in those sweaters. Thank you for the idea for Valentines Day gifts.
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