Knit Kit - Dreamy Oversized Cardigan

(3 customer reviews)


The best, softest chunky cardigan – and you can make it yourself with this beginners kit!

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Designed to keep you beautifully cosy as well as staying right on trend, this slouchy cardigan will slot perfectly into your year-round wardrobe. Wear around the BBQ on the cooler summer evenings, or keep toasty warm during winter, this cardigan can be dressed up or dressed down. Such a fashion staple and using the softest, dreamiest Merino wool there will be no itchy skin even when worn over a vest top.

The cardigan has a subtle rib down each edge as well as the bottom, neckline, and cuffs and slowly tapers in at the front. The sleeves are designed to be full length or you can fold the ribbed cuff over to make them three-quarter length.

Suitable for sizes 6-22, this cardigan will look perfect over short-shorts and a tee, or draped over your polo neck and jeans. Choose the colour you love the most and prepare yourself to never take this off!!

This kit is simple enough for a confident beginner but is also enjoyable for those more experienced knitters – using basic stitches of knit and purl with a small amount of shaping.

Images show: Mink Blush / Granite / Aquamarine / Damson / Navy / Light Grey


One size fits UK size 6-22

Approx 80cm wide, 90cm long (when laid flat)


For knitting tips, how to’s and tutorials, please visit my Knitting Knowledge page.

I now have a Facebook group for those of you who have bought a kit or pattern from me, so please do come and join the community! We’re always happy to talk knitting and offer any advice if you have questions.

Weight 1.2 kg
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12mm Long

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Knit, Purl, Rib (Knit & Purl)


All kits come in a 100% natural cotton, ethically sourced LAD bag stuffed to the brim with;

  • Approximately 1kg Super Chunky Yarn in the colour of your choice by Lauren Aston Designs – available in hanks or balls*
  • Knitting pattern 
  • (optional) 12mm knitting needles (35cm long)
  • (optional) Tapestry Needle

We source our yarn from happy sheep. Due to its many magical properties and the fact that Lauren is allergic to a lot of other wool, we only use Merino.

Merino sheep are not native to this country so the wool itself is provided from farms around the world, however we are very careful where we do source our fibre from. Our Merino is from South America and the South African Cape and we don’t buy from farms that mules their sheep.

The best quality wool comes from happy sheep.  If a sheep has a poor diet and general poor health its fleece will suffer. Both the quality of life for the sheep and the quality of wool it produces are hugely important to us. We have strong relationships with our suppliers to ensure that we can trust them and their practices. Merinos shearers are all trained well to do it as efficiently and kindly as possible and the sheep are a lot happier once their 5kg fleeces are off!

Due to current circumstances we are not currently able to provide yarn wound into balls. This option will be back soon!

3 reviews for Knit Kit – Dreamy Oversized Cardigan

  1. Chelsea addis

    This has to the the snugglyest (if that’s a word) most cosey cardigan ever. The kit is so easy even for a beginner Lauren’s wool is just devine. The only question is which colour to do next….

  2. Tanya Miller

    My first ever knit kit from LAD and it did not disappoint! Beautifully packaged, gorgeous yarn and needles and a fab pattern to work with. It was a real joy to knit this cardigan – it really is dreamy – so much so I now have two!

  3. Maisie Williams – Burns

    Gorgeous kit and amazing outcome! Easy to follow and so soft and cosy to wear!

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