DK weight sizes 3-6mo (12-24mo, 4-6y) only
Long Sleeve: Approx 301 (418, 555) yds DK-weight yarn
Shown in Quince & Co Phoebe 100% Merino,
301 yds/100g; 1 (2, 2) skeins each in Sol.
Short Sleeve: Approx 256 (333, 429) yds DK-weight yarn
Shown in Jill Draper Makes Stuff Kingston 100% Targhee, 270 yds/113g; 1 (2, 2) skeins each in Wiltwyck Ave.
Worsted weight sizes 6-12mo (2-4y) only
Long Sleeve: Approx 285 (427) yds Worsted weight yarn
Shown in Harrisville WATERshed 100% Pure Virgin Wool, 110 yds/50g; 3 (4) skeins each in Monarch
Short Sleeve: Approx 243 (352) yds Worsted weight yarn
DK gauge for sizes 3-6mo (12-24mo, 2-4y): 22 stitches and 28 rows = 4” in stockinette st, relaxed after blocking
Worsted gauge for 6-12mo (2-4y): 20 stitches and 24 rows = 4” in stockinette st, relaxed after blocking
Note: If your gauge in the round is smaller than when working flat, your sleeve measurements may vary. You may wish to either work the pattern as written, or adjust your working needle size accordingly.
One 24” circular needle and DPNs in size needed to obtain gauge
Suggested size: US 7 (4.5 mm)
17 (18.5, 20.75, 22.75, 25)” 43 (47, 52.5, 63.5) cm chest
circumference; to fit 3-6mo (6-12mo, 12-24mo, 2-4y, 4-6y)
Stitch marker, waste yarn, blunt tapestry needle,
3 (3, 3, 3, 4) buttons (3/4”), sewing thread
• Cardigan is worked flat from the top down, beginning with a garter stitch collar.
• Circular yoke shaping is worked before the start of the lace pattern.
• Stitches are separated for working sleeves and body separately, then body is resumed and worked to bottom hem.
• Sleeves are worked in the round to the cuff, ending with puff-sleeve shaping before the garter stitch trim (a short-sleeve option is also included).
• Buttonholes are placed in a knit-as-you-go garter stitch band.