Designed by Debra Kinsey Knits
This cute and cosy baby sweater is designed in a double knit / 8ply weight yarn, Indiecita DK 100% Baby Alpaca Yarn 50g, is knitted in pieces from the bottom edge, has feature buttons along a front raglan edge for ease of dressing and contrasting textured bands. It requires average to intermediate knitting skills including short row shaping and sewing seams.
The sweater can be made in a Main and contrast colour combination or just in the one colour - your choice.
Five baby sizes (approx age): newborn (3, 6, 9, 12) months
Please note that any alterations to the pattern may require extra yarn than stated. All measurements are approximate.
- Body circumference: 39 (44, 50, 55, 61) cm
- Length at side seams: 18 (22, 26, 30, 32) cm
- Sleeve Length: 11 (13, 16, 19, 22) cm
Gauge of pattern is 22 sts and 30 rows over 10cm stocking stitch swatch using 4mm needles.
Quantity of Yarn required (based on Indiecita DK 100% Baby Alpaca with 112m per 50g ball):
Main colour: 2 (2, 3, 3, 4) balls
Contrast colour: 1 (1, 1, 1, 1) ball
Needles & Notions: 4mm needles, 3 stitch holders, markers, yarn needle, 8 x 12mm buttons
Colour printed leaflet only