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i heart rainbows

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : i heart rainbows
i heart rainbows
i heart rainbows

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knitting in the round, increases, decreases, stranded knitting, changing colours, putting stitches on hold, buttonholes.

Pattern Description:

Babies should be dressed in garments so sweet that they hurt your teeth just to look at. This joyfully saccharine little pullover tastes of Sweet Tarts, Rocket Pops and edible candy necklaces!

BONUS: the hat pattern included as part of this pattern is FREE: here's the link. You could start with the hat, and if you like the project, move on to the little pullover!

Skills Required:
knitting in the round, increases, decreases, stranded knitting, changing colours, putting stitches on hold, buttonholes.

sizing:
pullover: Premie (0-6 mo, 6-12 mo, 12-24 mo, 3-4 yrs)
Finished chest measurement: 17" (20", 21.5", 23", 25")
Back of neck to cuff: 9.5" (10.5", 11", 12", 13")
Arm length from underarm: 3.5" (5.5", 6", 6.5", 8")

hat: baby (toddler, child, adult)
head circumference: 13-14" (15-16", 17-18", 20-21")

materials: Sock / fingering weight yarn
Pullover: Main Colour (body): 300 (350, 400, 500, 600) yds
Contrast Colours 1-6: 30 (40, 50, 60, 75) yds each colour

Hat: Main Colour: 90 (100, 120, 150) yds
Contrast colours 1-6: 10 (15, 20, 25) yds
sample shown in SweetGeorgia Superwash Sock in 'riptide', SweetGeorgia Cashluxe Sock in 'saffron', and Koigu KPPM in colours 1175, 2220, 1521, 1050, 1051)

gauge: 28 sts / 4" in stockinette stitch (on smaller needles)

needles: US #2 / 2.75mm and US #3 / 3.0mm (or as req'd to meet gauge); double points and circular needles

Gauge:

28 sts / 4" in stockinette stitch (on smaller needles)

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • pullover: Premie (0-6 mo, 6-12 mo, 12-24 mo, 3-4 yrs) Finished chest measurement: 17" (20", 21.5", 23", 25") Back of neck to cuff: 9.5" (10.5", 11", 12", 13") Arm length from underarm: 3.5" (5.5", 6", 6.5", 8")

Materials:

  • yarn, needles,

You Will Also Need:

  • 3 small buttons, darning needle, stitch markers
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