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Land & Sea Cardigan - Free Pattern

Andrea Yetman is inviting you to travel Land & Sea with her new design inspired by Biscotte’s Mini skeins in Nature 🌱. 

One look at this lovely collection of little skeins and I instantly thought Land…and…Sea!!! I knew I had to fade these skeins and make a lightweight cardigan in Reverse Stockinette for a little texture. Worn with 2-4 inches of positive ease for comfort and Biscotte’s Bis-sock for that next to skin softness, this little cardigan is bound to take you on all your land and sea adventures! - Andrea


Biscotte Yarns: Bis-Sock 400m / 460yds / 85% Merino and 15% Nylon: 1200 (1340, 1460, 1600, 1780, 1960) yds

The sample was made in size XS and used 2 Biscotte Yarn Mini Sets in Nature. Yarn sets needed for each size: 2 (2, 2, 2, 3, 3)



GAUGE25sts and 34 rows = 4 inches; 10 cm on Stockinette stitch.)


XS (S, M, L, XL, XXL)


Land & Sea cardigan is knit top to bottom. After casting on you will work back and forth casting on additional stitches at the beginning and end of the needles on the wrong side rows as indicated to shape the neckline. To cast on the stitches at the beginning and end of the rows the Knitted Cast On method is recommended as it is nice and sturdy. The Raglan increases will be worked at the same time as you are casting on the additional stitches for the neckline shaping. I suggest reading through the Raglan Increasessection before starting!

Click HERE to see the technique of crocheting a slip stitch along the edges to pick up the stitches in for the collar and front bands or pick up stitches in your preferred method. Feel free to play with colors and fade your cardigan however you like! To follow the sample, the first color was knit for 15 rows at which point the new color was added and alternated with the first color for 6 rows. The first color was then dropped off and only the second color was used. Repeat for as many colors you like! The fading sections for the sleeves were shortened from 15 rows, to 12 rows, 9 rows, and then down to 6 rows all while still alternating the current color with the next color for 6 rows. This is your cardigan to personalize and make your own!

ERRATUM 2019/06/06: Sleeve separation should be on a WS row, purling instead of knitting.

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Customer Reviews

Based on 54 reviews

Land & Sea Cardigan - Free Pattern


Land & Sea Cardigan - Free Pattern

Great Cardigan

This pattern will work really well with yarn fade set that I purchased recently; really beautiful


Land & Sea Cardigan - Free Pattern

Perfect Sweater

Wha,t a beautiful sweater this is! If I were designing a classic sweater that I'd wear for years to come, it would look like this. This will be my first attempt at sweater knitting, and I'm so motivated to do it well! Thank you again, Biscotte, for this gorgeous pattern.