Cerezo en Flor Cardigan


The Cerezo en Flor Cardigan is a kimono inspired garment. It’s oversized and is carried in 4 sizes.

The Cerezo en Flor Cardigan is is worked back and forth in six pieces (back, right and left front, sleeves and belt) bottom-up, and is then seamed together. 

Difficulty Moderate
Due date 2019-03-14
Craft Knitting
Test secrecy Postable
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Pattern source (brand and/or designer) Kate Barrios Designs
Spots available 8
Gauge 22 sts and 32 rows = 4 in /10 cm in Eyelet Zigzag stitch with US size 6/4mm needles
Charted or written pattern Written
Sizes required Bust sizes 32-38, 40-46, 48-54, 56-62
Skills required

You need to know: yarn over, knit through the back loop, knit 2 together, slip slip knit, slip knit pass over and seaming. Also, chain with a crochet hook.

Finished measurements

Bust at underarm: 46 (54, 62, 70) in/117 (137, 158, 178) cm

Finished Length: 24 ¼ (25 ¼ ,26 ¼, 27) in/62 (64.1, 66.7, 68.6) cm

Ease intended: positive, 8-14 in/20-37.5 cm 


Construction type Seaming pieces, bottom-up.
Required or recommended yarn The Fibre Co. Acadia , or any DK weight yarn with good drape
Tools required

The Fibre Co. Acadia DK weight yarn (1.76 oz/50 g; 145 yds/133 m; 60% wool/20% alpaca/20% silk). 11 (13, 14, 16) hanks in Rosebay;




Approximately 16.9 (21.5, 24.5, 28.5) oz/478 (610, 695, 810) g; 1390 (1777, 2023, 2355) yds/1270 (1624, 1850, 2154) m of DK weight yarn (60% wool/20% alpaca/20% silk).


US size 6/4 mm needles or size to obtain correct gauge.

US size G-6/4 mm crochet hook.

Cable needle.

2 stitch holders or waste yarn.

2 stitch markers

Tapestry needle.


Ownership of the finished item The finished item is yours to keep.
Requirements from the tester
  • Share your progress at least once a week with pictures of the piece with me.  
  • Share at least once a week via instagram using the patterns hashtags. 
  • Create a project page in Ravelry linked to the pattern page.
  • Detailed notes on the pattern based on a survey I will send you.
  • 1 high quality modeled picture
Rewards from the designer

Free copy of the finished pattern


The designer has created the following milestones, in order to keep track of progress during the test knit. By marking off each milestone as you complete it, you can easily keep the designer up to date with your progress.

2019-02-15: Completed back
2019-02-27: Completed fronts
2019-03-06: Completed sleeves



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