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Little Miss Mopsey

from Magpie Knitter Designs
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Little Miss Mopsey
Little Miss Mopsey
Little Miss Mopsey

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Provisional/invisible cast-on (link to tutorial included)
  • Knit in the round
  • Use stitch markers
  • M1R/L increases
  • Decreases
  • Yarn over
  • Picking up and knitting stitches
  • Crochet chain stitch (small i-cord can be substituted)

Pattern Description:

The inspiration: what would a little girl wear for a summer evening picnic in Monet's gardens in Giverney? This cropped swing cardigan has modernized details that evoke the lacy collars, simple lines, and Swiss dot fabric from the 1900's. The pattern includes child sizes 2-10 and is knit seamlessly from the top down with collar stitches picked up and knit at the end.

Gauge:

19.5 sts / 30 rows = 4" / 10cm in Eyelet stitch in Yarn A
21 sts / 31 rows = 4" / 10cm in St st in Yarn B

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Child 2 (4, 6, 8, 10)
  • Chest: 22 (24, 26, 27.5, 29)" / 56 (61, 66, 70, 73.5) cm
  • Length: 12 (13, 14.5, 16.5, 18)" / 30.5 (33, 37, 42, 46) cm

Materials:

  • Yarn A: The Sanguine Gryphon Traveler (DK, 100% superwash merino, 280yds/4oz) - 1 (2, 2, 2, 2) skeins
  • Yarn B: The Sanguine Gryphon Bugga! (fingering, 70% superwash merino / 20% cashmere / 10% nylon, 412 yds/4 oz) - 1 (1, 1, 1, 1) skein
  • US7/4.5mm circular needle, or size required to obtain gauge
  • US7/4.5mm DPN, or size required to obtain gauge - OPTIONAL for knitting sleeves if desired
  • G/4mm crochet hook

You Will Also Need:

  • Waste yarn
  • Stitch markers (2)
  • Tapestry/yarn needle
  • One (1) button - 1/2" button
  • Sewing needle and thread - OPTIONAL to sew button if desired


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$5.00

Intermediate
Knitting
Clothing
Girls
Sweater
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Like a magpie, I'm easily distracted - by pretty yarn. When I couldn't find the patterns I wanted to knit for my son and daughter, I started designing them. I currently live near Washington, DC with ...

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