I am pleased to announce that the Preemie Broken Checkerboard Cardigan Knitting pattern has now been released on Gumroad, and further below.

I wasn’t even sure if I should write this up when I first made it since it’s very similar to my Preemie Sweetpea Cardigan pattern.

However due to rather a lot of requests I did.

This is a quick and simple design that looks good in any colour. One piece. No seams. Finished in approximately 3-4 hours.

And best of all, it is a true pay what you want pattern. You can find the pattern free further below and on Gumroad.

Are you overwhelmed by how much you need and want to knit?

Knitting is NOT always relaxing. Knitting can be a source of stress too.

The “Knitting Netherspace” is the primary technique I use every day to help reduce and eliminate stress.

As well as an explanation of what it is, the eight-step checklist included in this eBook will help you reach the realm in your sub-conscious, that I call the Knitting Netherspace, that brings with it new feelings of clarity, calmness, and happiness to your daily life.


  • Any standard DK weight yarn of your choice (300m/ 100g)
  • 4.00 mm Knitting Needle
  • 4/5 x Buttons
  • 1 x Darning Needle

Difficulty: Beginner

Skills Used:

  • Knit & Purl
  • Basic Increases
  • Selvedge Edge


Gauge: 20 sts x 28 rows over 10cm x 10cm of stocking stitch worked flat on 4.00mm needles unblocked.

Final Size:  32cm chest circumference – medium preemie – 3-4lbs approx/ 36cm chest circumference – large preemie – 5-6lbs approx.

The pattern is available in a PDF format, and contains the full written instructions. Each size has it’s own PDF.

For the medium preemie size you can get it from the button below. For both sizes you will need to visit my Gumroad store.

Just click the button below to download the medium preemie size PDF directly to your device!

Please share this with anyone you know who would like to make this.

Best wishes, Sam xox

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