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Side Fastening Cardigan

from Thomasina Cummings Designs
(4) Name: 'Crocheting : Side Fastening Cardigan
Side Fastening Cardigan
Side Fastening Cardigan
Side Fastening Cardigan
Side Fastening Cardigan

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • UK TERMS
  • Back post stitches
  • Front post stitches
  • UK treble
  • Trebles worked in spaces

Pattern Description:

This sweet little side fastening cardigan is perfect from birth to 12 months - trim it up (or down) for any occasion!

Colour changes are optional and quantities quoted are for given lengths.

A cotton based yarn is recommended for summer wear.

Ages are given as a guide - where possible you should always obtain custom measurements for chest and length.

YOU WILL NEED 150-270 m double knitting (or light worsted weight) yarn, a 3.50 mm hook (or as necessary to meet gauge), a needle for neatening ends and 6-7 buttons - sized to fit through space between trebles on button band - the samples used 2.3 cm (7/8") diameter buttons stitched at every third row.

SPECIAL STITCHES/METHODS

UK bptr (US bpdc): work the treble as usual but insert the hook from back to front around the stem of the stitch (right to left) instead of into the top of the stitch.

UK fptr (US fpdc): work the treble as usual but insert the hook from front to back around the stem of the stitch (right to left) instead of into the top of the stitch.

UK Kiss Stitch (ks), also known as cross stitch: miss next st, 1tr in next st, (working in front of current st) 1tr in missed st -count as 2sts.

US Kiss Stitch (ks), also known as cross stitch: skip next st, 1dc in next st, (working in front of current st) 1dc in missed st - count as 2sts.

Pattern is written in UK terms with a table of US equivalents provided as applicable.

Pattern is fully tested.

Gauge:

15 stitches and 9 rows = 4 inches in UK trebles (US double crochet) worked in spaces (see pattern for details)

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 0-3 months
  • 3-6 months
  • 6-12 months

Materials:

  • 150-270 m double knitting (or light worsted weight) yarn
  • a 3.50 mm hook (or as necessary to meet gauge)

You Will Also Need:

  • 6-7 buttons - sized to fit through space between trebles on button band
  • needle for neatening ends

Suggested yarn:

270 meters of DK weight

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About the designer

My real name is Thomasina but most people just call me Tammy.

I've loved crochet since I was a child, when someone bought me the Ladybird Learn to Crochet book for Christmas. I tried to teach ...

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