Newcastle Cardigan pattern by Thread Theory
For men who would like to stay cozy but look stylish – this shawl collar cardigan can look trendy or classic depending on the fabric choice. The sweater is slim fitting with long cuffed sleeves and a flattering fold-over shawl style collar.
This piece sews up quickly in a forgiving knit and features several customizable details such as a shoulder and back yoke (easily included or left out), small or large collar, and decorative top-stitching. Instructions clearly indicate when certain details can be added or removed and contain tips on how to simplify sewing with knits.
This pattern, as part of the Parkland Casual Collection, is a modern slim-fitting design with athletic sizing. It is a classic garment that lends itself to creating the perfect casual, hand-made wardrobe for an active lifestyle.
The pattern is designed for a men’s sizes XS-XL (34-44″ chest)
- Version 1 – 3.2m if all same fabric, or 3m for self and 0.3m for yoke if using a contrast
- Version 2 – 3m
- Version 1 – 2.4m if all same fabric, or 2m for self and 0.3m for yoke if using a contrast
- Version 2 – 2m
- 2.4m of 20″ wide knit interfacing
- 5 toggles or buttons
This pattern is suitable for intermediate sewists.
Newcastle also has a French translation available.