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A lightweight cardigan is the one essential wardrobe item that carries us through the crisp, cool days of Spring into the sultry days of Summer. Worn day or evening, it can be draped across the shoulders elegantly, or carried casually over one arm. Whatever the occasion, its the ‘grab in a hurry’ staple piece, a constant companion at our side.
Here are the Top 10 Cardigans For Spring-
The new classic cardigan is simple and understated with eyelet detail along both front edges. This one is knit in the palest shade of pink, with easy care machine washable Click DK from Sirdar.
For a more casual, sporty look with capris and a T shirt, Katia’s Duna will knit up in a breeze. This novel yarn is a chunky cotton tape with an interesting batik print effect.
Long and lean, a stylish cardigan featuring ultra trendy three quarter sleeves. In Sirdar’s Flirt, a mix of bamboo sourced viscose and wool, this elegant design will stay cool and comfortable well into the humid days of August.
Pretty in pink, with ruffled edges and a vertical lace pattern, a charming cardigan to dress up a special occasion, or a Mothers Day brunch. Knit this one up quickly in Online Oceano, a chunky cotton boucle.
Stylish and graceful, this traditional cable cardigan will never go out of style with raglan sleeves to give it a true classic fit. Knit in a natural textured yarn, Amalfi by Debbie Bliss, a soft blend of cotton, silk, and linen.
Go for an easy style to wear at work or out for lunch with friends. The lace edging on this short sleeve cardigan creates a soft feminine look . Knit in Sublime Bamboo & Pearls - a combination of bamboo sourced viscose and real pearl fibre.
Knit in a creamy shade of yellow in Sirdar Juicy- a supersoft bamboo sourced viscose and cotton mix. This shorter length bolero has straight lines and is flattering for all sizes. Choose from a mouth-watering palette of colours.
In style again this season- the shawl cardigan. For everyday wear, this eye-catching style highlights loose flowing front panels, knit in a gorgeous shade of Waterfall Blue. Sublime steers us in a new direction with Bamboo & Pearls, a subtle yet intriguing combination of bamboo sourced viscose and real pearl fibre.
Sweet and refined, in a charming shade of Summer Rose, this cardigan will become a warm weather favorite. A simple lace pattern to knit up in Luxury Soft Cotton 4 ply by Sirdar, a lightweight cotton.
For the sophisticated fashion diva, this Chanel inspired look will glam up any evening event. The detail is in the vintage inspired floral embellishments. Knit in Fleuris, by Louisa Harding, a silky blend of bamboo sourced viscose and wool.