The sleeves and body are gathered to the cuffs and hemband, creating the most adorable balloon effect. Make the Balloon Cardigan sewing pattern with the V-neckline (View A) or the round neckline (View B). Choose from two lengths and optional pockets.
The size range covers sizes 0-24 / 30-54
Skill level 2/4
The Balloon cardigan sewing pattern requires a little practice in gathering the bands to the sleeves and hem, and you will sew buttonholes.
Fabric and notions
make your Balloon cardigan sewing pattern in light to medium Jersey fabric, fancy knit, French terry, thin dainty jersey, just about any jersey you can dream of as long as it isn't heavy. You can also use woven fabric for the body. Use something light to medium weight. Choose Rib fabric with 50% stretch for the cuffs and hemband.
The sewing pattern features:
- Two neckline options
- Two body lengths
- Balloon effect at the sleeves and hem
- Optional pockets