Crochet Society Box 15 Bonus Cardigan Pattern!

Use your yarn from Crochet Society Box 15 to make this bonus cardigan pattern. Step back in time with this cute baby layette, which is inspired by the cobbled streets of lesser-known British seaside towns, where one can visit a tearoom or buy an ice cream.

Project by Ashley Kelly @loveandloop


Tools & materials for your sampler cushion

Yarn used

King Cole Bramble

1 (1, 1) ball in Gorse 4490

About the yarn

DK; 290m per 100g ball; 100% acrylic


19 sts x 13 rows = 10cm measured over htr in BLO

Hook used


Other supplies

3 buttons, 20mm
3 stitch markers


3 (6, 12) months to fit chest 41 (46, 51) cm with 4cm positive ease
actual chest measurement of cardigan 45 (50, 55) cm

Techniques used

Htr in BLO
dc in BLO

Hints and tips

Working htr in BLO gives a lovely texture but it can be difficult to see the back loop in htr – stitch markers will help identify the proper loop until the stitch pattern becomes fluent.

Stitch markers will help when working the rib.

Special stitches/abbreviations

htr2tog: [yrh, insert hook in next st, yrh, pul] twice (5 loops on hook), yrh, draw through all 5 loops on hook.

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