|Girls, Boys, Infant/Baby|
Kate Oates is the designer for Tot Toppers & When I Grow Up. She enjoys designing hats and garments for babies and children in particular, these projects often reflect a whimsical spirit. Kate's When ...
Kate Oates is the designer for Tot Toppers & When I Grow Up. She enjoys designing hats and garments for babies and children in particular, these projects often reflect a whimsical spirit. Kate's When I Grow Up line is for those of us who are not tots, featuring a modern classic style. Kate also strives to add specifically to the growing body of knits for boys as she has three of her own! You can find her patterns at your local yarn store or online. She also does freelance work for a variety of publications.
In her non-knitting life, Kate has just finished up a PhD in Political Science from the University of Florida. She lives with her family in South Carolina, which includes husband Ryan, Jesse, Charlie & Oliver (3 very handsome Tot Topper's models) and beloved dogs Cooper and Lou. You might also see the Oates' clan at a Clemson football game. Go Tigers!
This fingering weight project is a perfect layering piece for cool fall winter days but light enough for a summer baby. Its worked from the top down with a simply sweet stripe pattern. The onesie style neckline overlaps on each side providing room to go over baby's head without a gaping wide neck or button closure. This top is seamless and requires nothing more than end-weaving for finishing work. Shown in Newborn (short sleeves) with Creme Brulee stocking cap (pattern sold separately) & 6 months (long sleeves).
28 sts and 40 rows per 4 inches in stockinette