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Top-Down Baby Cardigan

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Item code: F11

PATTERN DESCRIPTION
SIZING

This basic cardigan pattern is perfect for beginner knitters or any knitter who wants to use self-patterning yarns, highly textured yarns, or any yarn that just needs to be the star of the show. The pattern's blank canvas is also great for stripes or embroidered embellishments. Pattern includes instructions for crew neck and V-neck and knitting from the top down produces a seamless garment that is easily custom-fit. (Makes at least 16 different sweaters!)

3 (6, 12, 24) months

 

SKILLS USED FINISHED MEASUREMENTS

Knitting in the round, increases, decreases, picking up stitches, eyelet buttonholes

16 (17, 18, 20)”

 20 (21, 22, 24)”

GAUGE MATERIALS

Sport weight: 24 sts & 28 rows = 4”/10 cm in St st
DK weight: 20 sts & 24 rows = 4”/10 cm in St st
Worsted weight: 16 sts & 20 rows = 4”/10 cm in St st
Bulky weight: 12 sts & 16 rows = 4”/10 cm in St st

 

 

Yarns used: Schaefer Lola, color Dorothy Reade and Brown Sheep Lanaloft Bulky, color Turquoise Magic

  • Sport weight yarn, approx 575 (625, 675, 750) yds
  • US size 3-5 (3.25-3.75) needles, or size needed to achieve gauge (24" and one 16” circular and one dpn set of 4 or 5)

OR

  • DK weight yarn (light worsted), approx 325 (375, 425, 500) yds
  • US size 5-6 (3.75-4.25 mm) needles, or size needed to achieve gauge (24" and one 16” circular and one dpn set of 4 or 5)

OR

  • Worsted weight yarn, approx 275 (300, 350, 425) yds
  • US size 7-9 (4.5-5.5) needles, or size needed to achieve gauge (24" and one 16” circular and one dpn set of 4 or 5)

OR

  • Bulky weight yarn, approx 125 (130, 135, 140) yds
  • US size 9-11 (5.5-8 mm) needles, or size needed to achieve gauge (24" and one 16” circular and one dpn set of 4 or 5)
  • Stitch markers (4)
  • Stitch holders (or scrap yarn)
  • Yarn needle
  • 1/2" buttons (6)

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