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Weaverville, CA USA

I have always been inspired, by hand knit items, but it seemed beyond reach, for me...until I took some knitting classes!
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Gracie Sweater

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Gracie Sweater
Gracie Sweater
Gracie Sweater
Gracie Sweater
Gracie Sweater
Gracie Sweater

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knit in the round, on double pointed needles
  • Knit
  • Purl
  • YO
  • SSK
  • K2tog
  • M1
  • P2tog

Pattern Description:

Perfect for a new baby gift, this lovely little sweater features scalloped lace and simple button hole closure. A classic style!

Now available in 2 weights of yarn, features lace, scalloped edges and a simple button front closure!

Sizes:
Worsted weight: newborn up to 3 months, 6-12 months
D.K. weight: newborn to 3 months

Supplies needed for d.k. weight sweater:
1 Set, Size 6 (4 mm), Double Pointed Needles
Size 6, 24", Circular Needles
About 2.7 ounces (76.5 grams) of d.k. weight yarn (I used 1 skein of Fiberlady.com Makicot bamboo blend)
Gauge: 20 stitches/28 rows= 4" in stockinette stitch, on size 6 needles
(2) 3/8" buttons
Stitch holders or spare yarn
Needle and thread for sewing buttons on
For worsted weight sweaters:
Supplies needed:
1 Set, Size 7 (4.5 mm), Double Pointed Needles
Size 7, 24", Circular Needles
About 2.8 (4.3) ounces of worsted weight yarn, 10-ply, or Aran (I used 2, 50 grams, skeins of Knitpicks Comfy Worsted)
Gauge: 18 stitches/26 rows= 4" in stockinette stitch, on size 7 needles
(2) 1/2" buttons
Stitch holders or spare yarn
Needle and thread for sewing buttons on

This pattern is part of my Gracie series, and more patterns are soon to come!

Please note that since the newborn photo, I have lengthened the sleeves. Pattern includes sweater only.

Thank you to Leslie Lane for the beautiful photos!
https://www.facebook.com/bebeamourphoto

Thank you to Little Diamond Models for the beautiful photos!
http://littlediamondmodels.com/models.php?ara=0&arb=1

Gauge:

In worsted: 18 stitches/26 rows= 4" in stockinette stitch, on size 7 needles
In D.K.: 20 stitches/28 rows= 4" in stockinette stitch, on size 6 needles

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Worsted weight, Newborn-3 months; 6-12 months
  • D.K. weight, Newborn to 3 months

Materials:

  • 1 Set, Size 7 (4.5 mm), Double Pointed Needles OR 1 Set, Size 6 (4 mm), Double Pointed Needles
  • Size 7, 24", Circular Needles OR Size 6, 24", Circular Needles
  • About 2.8 (4.3) ounces of worsted weight yarn, 10-ply, or Aran OR2.7 ounces (76.5 grams) of d.k. weight yarn

You Will Also Need:

  • (2) 1/2" buttons
  • Stitch holders or spare yarn
  • Needle and thread for sewing buttons on

Suggested yarn:

172 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Knitpicks Comfy Worsted