Cotton Candy Knit Sweater - Downloadable Knitting Pattern

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The KNIT SAFARI Cotton Candy Sweater is a fluffy, fun and cozy sweater, perfect for the cooler months. The slight cropped length and split hem add some trendy touches, while the cable and lattice work on the front make the project a fun knit to make! Pair this fluffy cable jumper with slim trousers for a glam evening look, or pair with jeans and trainers to keep things casual.

The Cotton Candy Jumper is a mohair lace sweater, knitted seamlessly from the bottom up after working the split hem. The sleeves are worked seamlessly in the round, and then sewed in place - you might like to try working them two-at-a-time to challenge yourself!


The Cotton Candy Sweater has relaxed fit with 2”/10cm of positive ease at the bust - you may wish to knit a smaller size for a closer fit.

The model is a UK size 10 and is wearing the Cotton Candy Sweater in size medium.

SIZES: Extra Small (to fit bust 28-30”), Small (to fit bust 32-34”), Medium (to fit bust 36-38”) and Large (to fit bust 40-42”) and Extra Large (to fit bust 44-46”)


6 (6, 7, 8, 9) balls of Rico Designs Fashion Mademoiselle Chunky, 70% Acrylic, 30% Mohair (50g; 85m (93yds) or an equivalent Bulky yarn with 7 wpi (yarn estimates are approximate)

Can't find this yarn near you, or not sure if the yarn in your stash will work? We always recommend that you knit a test swatch to check your gauge before starting out, and finding the right combination of needle size and type and yarn to match the gauge in the pattern.


  • 6.5mm circular knitting needles with 100cm cable
  • 6.5mm cable knitting needle (optional)
  • 2 stitch markers
  • Stitch holder or waste yarn (optional)
  • Yarn sewing needle


  • Casting on (I like the Long Tail Cast On technique)
  • 1x1 Rib Stitch
  • Increasing stitches
  • Decreasing stitches
  • Knitting in the round and flat
  • Cable knitting
  • Yarn over lace knitting
  • Seaming pieces together using an invisible seaming technique
  • Pick up and knit stitches
  • Casting off



Please note: This product is a downloadable knitting pattern. As soon as your payment is processed, you will see the download links to get the PDF pattern you have purchased. Don’t worry if you miss this, you will also receive the download link by email!

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