Grandstand Cardi Knitting Pattern

The original booklet printed in 1939 said of this sweater, “Soft but sophisticated, this slim ribbed cardigan adapts itself to many occasions.” This is just as true for our updated version of this classic style!

  • Intermediate
  • Knitting
  • Apparel

RED HEART® “LusterSheen®”: 3 (4, 4, 5, 5) skeins 0824 Medium Blue.

Circular Knitting Needles: 3.25mm [US 3] and 3.75mm [US 5] 29” long.
Stitch markers, stitch holders, five 7/8”-diameter buttons (bohemian glass retro buttons), yarn needle.

Directions are for size Small; changes for sizes Medium, Large, XLarge and XXLarge are in parentheses.
Finished Bust: 28 (32, 36, 40, 44)”.
Finished Length: 20½ (21, 2½, 24, 25½,)”.

GAUGE: 24 sts = 4”; 28 rows = 4” in K1, p2 rib slightly stretched. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size needles to obtain the gauge given.

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SaKitty8's picture

Thank You Red Heart for Retro Patterns!!!

Thank you very much Red Heart for updating a vintage pattern. This cardigan is still just as chic as it was in 1939! Please, please offer more free retro patterns!!!!!