materials: - 2 balls of baby wool yarn - 3.5 size skewer for collar - 3.5-4 size skewers for the body part - 2.5 mm crochet hook for making peanuts - 4 buttons
Step 1: Making the front pieces Begin for the front of the cardigan. First, knit 60 stitches with needle #6. Then, knit 4 rows using the 1×1 rubber knitting technique. Then, to start knitting the front part of the cardigan, cut 20 loops from the middle of the knitting and continue working with the remaining 20 loops on each side
Step 2: Making the pistachio motifs After knitting the front of the cardigan, start knitting the pistachio motifs. Pistachio motifs are small groups of knitting that will be placed on the front parts of the cardigan. To knit these motifs, first increase one stitch and then knit 3 stitches. Next, increase 2 more loops and knit 3 more loops. Continue this way until you have made 8 loops. Next, cut 6 stitches and finish the pistachio motif. Step 3: Making the back pieces To start knitting the back of the cardigan, cast 70 stitches with the 6 needle and knit 4 rows using the 1×1 elastic knitting technique. Next, cut 20 loops to start knitting the back pieces and continue working with the remaining 25 loops on each side. After you have finished the two pieces of back piece, join the shoulders to join with the front pieces.
step 4: Making the collar To make the collar, loop around the front pieces with needle #6. Next, knit the collar braid using the 1×1 elastic braid technique. After the collar is finished, start knitting the sleeves of the cardigan. Step 5: Making the sleeves To knit the sleeves, take 30 loops for each sleeve and knit 12 rows using the 1×1 elastic knitting technique. Next, add pistachio motifs. When the sleeves are finished, start knitting the lower part of the cardigan.
tep 6: Making the lower part To knit the lower part of the cardigan, knit the lower part of the cardigan using the 1×1 elastic knitting technique. Depending on the size of the cardigan, knit to the desired length. Once the bottom of the cardigan is finished, attach the buttons and your cardigan is ready!