Diamond Delight Cardigan

29 Mar 2024 | Patterns | 0 comments

About the author: Karmen Režek

From Ljubljana, Slovenia, I aspire to inspire others with the same joy and fulfillment that crocheting has given me.

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Get ready to be dazzled because I’m here to unveil my newest creation: the “Diamond Delight Cardigan.” Drawing inspiration from the beloved Granny Diamond Stitch Cardigan, this piece is a fresh take on the classic, incorporating fewer diamonds and a streamlined color palette for a chic, contemporary look.

The Inspiration

My journey started with the vibrant and intricate Granny Diamond stitch cardigan, a piece adorned with seven colors and rich in design. From there, the idea was born to craft something new yet familiar – a cardigan that blends simplicity with elegance. The Diamond Delight Cardigan emerged, a cropped, oversized gem that uses three stunning colors to bring its personality to life.

The Design

This cardigan is all about making a statement while keeping things straightforward. I used a base color of wheat, a neutral yet warm tone that sets the perfect canvas for the vibrant old pink and cherry diamond accents. The construction is refreshingly simple: it’s all crafted in one piece! You start with the waistband and back panel, seamlessly transitioning to the sleeves and front panels. Only minimal sewing is required, making it a delightfully direct path to a fabulous finish.

The Pattern

For those ready to embark on this crochet adventure, the pattern offers an intermediate challenge, promising both a fun process and a rewarding result. Available in my Ravelry, Etsy, and Lovecrafts stores, this detailed guide includes everything you need to create your own Diamond Delight Cardigan.

Materials and Tools

  • Yarn: DROPS PARIS in wheat, old pink, and cherry provides the perfect blend of comfort and color vibrancy.
  • Hooks: You’ll need sizes 3.5 mm and 6 mm to achieve the perfect texture and gauge.

Crochet with Color

The Diamond Delight Cardigan isn’t just about crafting; it’s about creating art. The granny diamond stitch remains at the heart of the design, allowing you to form beautiful diamond shapes that add a touch of sophistication to the overall piece.

Join the Crochet Journey

Embark on a crafting adventure with the Diamond Delight Cardigan, where every stitch brings you closer to creating something truly special. With its unique blend of simplicity and elegance, this pattern is destined to become a cherished piece in your crochet collection.

So, why wait? Dive into the world of diamonds and delight with this exquisite cardigan pattern. Happy crocheting, and here’s to bringing more beauty and warmth into our lives, one stitch at a time!

Video tutorials

You’ll find just about every pattern I offer on my YouTube channel. This is because I want to share my love and knowledge for crochet as far and wide as I can!

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