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St George's Baby

from Jill Wolcott Knits
(6) Name: 'Knitting : St George's Baby
St George's Baby

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knitting in the round
  • short rows
  • knitting flat

Pattern Description:

Adorn your royal baby with this sweet, yet oh-so-simple to knit set. The socks use garter stitch to insure they stay firmly on baby's feet, while an adorable pom-pom sewn to the toe will keep them busy! The matching hat uses an unexpected side-to-side construction method, while the bib cleverly uses short rows to provide maximum clothes protection. Whether knit in bright, contrasting colors, or a single colorway, this set will be the perfect gift to greet an anxiously-awaited arrival!

Gauge:

Sox - 7 sts/in and 11 rows/in = 28 sts/4" and 44 rows/4" in Garter St on size 1.5(2.5mm) ndls
Hat - 6 sts/in and 10.5 rows/in = 24 sts/4" and 42 rows/4" in Garter St on size 3(3.25mm) ndls
Bib - 5.5 sts/in and 10.5 rows/in = 22 sts/4" and 42 rows/4" in Garter St on size 4(3.5mm) ndls

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Sox - S (M) (L) to fit
  • Sox - 3 to 6 (6 to 9) (9 to 12) months
  • Sox - 4.5 (5.25) (5.75)" measured around calf
  • Hat - S (M) (L)
  • Hat - 10.5 (12) (14)" on rolled edge of Hat Band
  • Hat - 5.75 (6.5) (7.5)" across Crown
  • Bib - S (L)
  • Bib - Finished depth (excluding rolled edge) 4.75"
  • Bib - Bottom edge 10.25 (12.5)"
  • Bib - Top edge 5.375 (6.5)"

Materials:

  • Claudia Hand Painted Yarns Fingering, 100% extra fine Merino wool, 50g/175 yds (160m)
  • Contrast Color 1 C1 1 skein
  • Contrast Color 2 C2 1 skein
  • OR Contrast Color 1 C1 2 skeins
  • Sox 28 (32) (38)g of yarn
  • Hat 38 (40) (45)g of yarn
  • Bib 22 (24)g of yarn
  • Sox - Size 1.5(2.5mm) dpns OR size to obtain gauge
  • Hat - Size 3(3.25mm) ndls OR size to obtain gauge
  • Bib - Size 4(3.5mm) ndls OR size to obtain gauge; two size 3(3.25mm) dpns

You Will Also Need:

  • stitch markers
  • tapestry needle
  • locking pin marker
  • stitch holder or waste yarn
  • extra size 3(3.25mm) ndls

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Claudia Hand Painted Yarns Fingering, 100% extra fine Merino wool, 50g/175 yds (160m)

Colorway:

C1 - Corruption; C2 - Chocolate
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Intermediate
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Infant/Baby
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I am a fashion designer who designs hand knits. I love hand knits because we create both the fabric and the shape. My designs reflect my intense interest in fashion, with a keen eye to design and ...

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