Baby Cocoon

from Eileen Casey Creations

Baby Cocoon Pattern

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Knitting: Baby Cocoon
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

Category:

Knitting

Type:

Accessory

Fit:

Girls, Boys, Infant/Baby

Item:

Other

Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • I-cord

Pattern Description:

Look at any professional photographer's work and you'll see the ubiquitous Baby Cocoon. They are a must-have for the pros, who find them useful for keeping babies warm, snug, asleep and settled while they take those all-important first portraits.

For the rest of us, they are useful as swaddles or sleep-sacks, and for giving that precious little bundle a feeling of security. One skein and one day are all it takes to knit this up!

Gauge:

2.5 stitches and 3.5 rows to 1 inch in Stockinette Stitch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Newborn (this is stretchy and will fit up to about 3 months, depending on the size of the baby)
  • Circumference: 16 inches
  • Length: 20 inches (excluding knot)

Materials:

  • Lion Brand Homespun [100% acrylic; 185yds/169m per 6oz/170g skein]; colour: Tudor, 315; 1 skein
  • 1 set size US 13 (9 mm) double pointed needles (or 2 circulars, or 1 long circular for magic loop)

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Lion Brand Homespun

Colorway:

Tudor, 315

About Designer

About Designer

Eileen Casey on craftsy.com

Eileen Casey is a designer from Ireland now living in beautiful upstate NY - where thankfully there is plenty of sweater weather.

She has been knitting since she was 5, and couldn't imagine life without needles in hand. Past projects bring memories of life events back to her as vividly as certain scents do for others.

Right now she tries to fit knitting and designing around looking after ...

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