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Floyd Cardigan Coat Knitting Pattern Download



There are two versions included with this pattern. The Shorter version is straight and a little cropped. The Longer version has increases at the hip and lands at the hip or lower, depending on height. The sleeve length can also be customized. This design fits and wears almost like a jacket or sweater coat. It has a structured feel.

Finished Measurements 
36 (40, 44, 48, 52)” 91.5 (101.5, 112, 122, 132)cm] bust circ.


Yarn A: Elder by Ritual Dyes 

100% Rambouillet Wool, 190 yds (174m)/100g

Shorter Version, shown in Heartwood: 2 (2, 3, 3, 4) skeins

Longer Version, shown in Quartzite: 3 (3, 3, 4, 4) skeins

Yarn B: Homestead Sport by Primrose Yarn Co.
100% SW Merino Wool, 250 yds (229m)/100g
Shorter Version, shown in Birds of Prey: 2 (2, 2, 3, 3)skeins

Longer Version, shown in From London with Love: 2 (3, 3, 3, 3) skeins

- 24”, 32” and/or 40” circular needles in size US 7 (4.5 mm) or size needed to obtain gauge.
- 40” circular needles in size US 6 (4 mm) or 1 size smaller than size used for gauge.
- Needle suitable for working small circ. in the round in US 7 (4.5 mm) or 1 size smaller than size used for gauge, for sleeves.

18 sts and 24 rows = 4” (10 cm) in Stk st on larger size needle, after wet-blocking.
This design is named after J.H. Floyd. You can read more about this important figure in Sarasota's History HERE.

Meet Floyd in my recent blog post HERE.

Read more about my transition from Commercial Design to Knitwear Design HERE.

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