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Reconnect Longline Cardi

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  • Includes all sizes, 4-30.
  • Instant download.
  • Easy to follow, detailed instructions.
  • Experienced beginner friendly.
  • Fast sew.
  • For stretch fabrics.
  • Fit & flare silhouette.

The Reconnect Cardi is a fit & flare longline cardigan sewing pattern that's easy to dress up or down. It features multiple sleeve options including cuffed sleeve, cap & short sleeve & a fabulous puff sleeve option. 

WHAT'S IN THE PATTERN? Watch the video to see.


Sew the ruffle hem cardi in your favourite lightweight knit for a surprisingly chic vibe.

In knee or midi length (& maxi length in the ruffle option), this longline cardi gives you ample room to get as creative as you like. Make a regular cardi for every day or go totally glam.

  • V shaped neckline.
  • Banded opening.
  • Gently fitted through the upper body & sleeves. 
  • Subtle A-line from waist to hem.
  • 2 Regular sleeves - fitted & semi-fitted (with or without cuff).
  • Cap & short sleeve.
  • Puff sleeve.
  • Knee or midi length in regular finish. 
  • Knee, midi or maxi length in ruffle hem finish.
  • Stitched or patch pockets.
  • Buttons (functional or decorative) or snaps.
  • Easy to multi-size (with instructions).
  • Easy sleeve width adjustment video.
  • Designed for stretch knit fabrics.
  • Trans-seasonal.
  • Mashable with our flounce or bishop sleeve patterns.
  • Print at home, A0 copy shop & projector pattern files.
  • Written & photographed instructions. 


For those sewists who are visual learners, we've created some videos to help you get sewing. Most of these tips you'll also be able to translate onto other projects. You'll find each of these also linked in the tutorial & on our YouTube channel.

  • Bouncing a Seam
  • Adding the Band
  • Widen the Sleeve
  • Full Bust Adjustment
  • Gathering With Elastic

  • Size 4-30. 
  • Use your upper bust measurement to size.
  • Range: 73-135cm (28.75-58.75")
  • View the size chart here


Designed for stretch knit fabrics. Both 4-way or 2-way stretch knits with vertical give work well. It's also fabulously trans-seasonal & can be made in a light bamboo, crochet-style knit or mesh for a spring/summer cover-up to a merino wool or French terry for cooler weather.

  • 4-way & 2-way stretch knits with vertical give. 
  • View fabric & trim requirements here.

FABRIC SUGGESTIONS include French terry, Sweater knit, Hacci (Hatchi), Merino Wool Knit, Sweat shirting, Techno crepe, Crepe knit, Liverpool, Pique Knit, Rib Knit, Jacquard knit, Stretch mesh, Viscose or rayon elastane knits, Double brushed poly (DBP), Single brushed poly (SBP), Stretch knit crepe, Poly elastane knits, Cotton Lycra, Bamboo Lycra, Athletic knit, Modal Lycra, Ponte, Wool Knit.


Projector files for this pattern include multi-coloured and black size lines, large text and full pattern pieces. Plus centre fold lines so you can cut on the fold if needed.

  • PATTERN FORMAT: Digital pdf pattern.
  • PATTERN FILES: Print at home (A4/Letter), A0 Copy Shop, Projector. 
  • LAYERED: Yes.
  • SIZES: AU 4-30.
  • SKILL LEVEL: Experienced Beginner.
  • FABRIC TYPE: Stretch knit fabric. 
  • MEASUREMENTS: All patterns are in metric (cms) & imperial (inches).
  • OPEN & PRINT IN: Adobe Reader. Get for free here



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Watch the video series here or go to the menu under 'Help' > 'PDF Beginners Video Series'.

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This is a downloadable digital PDF sewing pattern. As such, refunds after purchase are not possible. Discounts cannot be combined. Please note: we do not sell printed paper patterns.

Customer Reviews

Based on 25 reviews
Great Pattern

I love this pattern, it went together quickly. I will be making more of these. Love PE patterns!

Deborah R.
Reconnect cardi

Love this pattern,instructions are easy to follow and cardi came out great


This is in my queue to make. It will be perfect for our Toronto autumn weather. I love the puff sleeve and ruffle options. Another T&T pattern!

Tricia L.
What a flattering fit!!

The flared shaping and fit of this cardi is so flattering!! The instructions are excellent - they are easy to follow, and I learn a new technique from every Pattern Emporium pattern! I’ve made 2 Reconnects and have more on the drawing board!

Judi E.
Reconnect Cardi

I absolutely love the reconnect cardi. I’ve made 1 and there are several in the pipeline. The instructions are, as always with PE patterns, clear and easy to follow. I just don’t know how I managed before I discovered Pattern Emporium. I now have a wardrobe of clothes that I love to wear and everything fits perfectly.