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Messico e Nuvola

from Minimi Knit Design
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Messico e Nuvola
Messico e Nuvola
Messico e Nuvola
Messico e Nuvola
Messico e Nuvola
Messico e Nuvola

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Decreases, increases, knitting in the round, long-tail cast-on, picking up stitches, shaping in pattern stitch

Pattern Description:

Messico e Nuvola is a cute jacket with contrasting color trims and pocket details for boys and girls. As a top-down jacket it is easy to adjust length to fit any child. Worked in a bulky but buttery soft yarn, this jacket will keep your child warm but yet allow freedom of movement. The fold back cuffs give it plenty of growing room. Have fun in picking the colors with your kid!

Yarn
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Bulky weight

Shown here: Debbie Bliss Paloma (60% Alpaca, 40% Merino; 67 m/71 yds, 50 g/1.75 oz skein; MC #28 Jade: 4 (5, 6, 7, 7, 9, 10, 11) skeins; CC #26 Lime: 2 (2, 2, 2, 3, 3, 4, 4) skeins)

Yardage requirement:

MC: 230 (285, 390, 460, 495, 575, 675, 770) m / 250 (310, 425, 505, 540, 630, 740, 840) yds, including 10% allowance

CC: 95 (100, 125, 130, 140, 195, 225, 235) m / 105 (110, 135, 140, 155, 215, 245, 255) yds, including 10% allowance

Finished Measurements
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Chest circumference: 48 (53, 58.5, 64, 64, 69.5, 75, 77.5) cm / 19 (20.75, 23, 25.25, 25.25, 27.25, 29.5, 30.5)"

Back length (excluding collar): 31.5 (33.5, 42, 43.5, 47, 52, 57.5, 62.5) cm / 12.5 (13.25, 16.5, 17.25, 18.5, 20.5, 22.75, 24.5)"

Gauge:

15 sts and 26 rows = 10 cm (4") in Garter Rib on larger needle, blocked.

12.5 sts and 25 rows = 10 cm (4") in Seed Stitch on smaller needle, blocked and slightly stretched.

12.5 sts and 20 rows = 10 cm (4") in Moss Stitch on smaller needle, blocked and slightly stretched.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 6 mo (12 mo, 24 mo, 3 yr, 4 yr, 6 yr, 8 yr, 10 yr) to fit actual chest circumference 43 (48.5, 53.5, 58.5, 58.5, 63.5, 68.5, 71) cm / 17 (19, 21, 23, 23, 25, 27, 28)"

Materials:

  • 5.5 mm (US 9) circular needles, 60 cm (24") or longer; adjust needle size if necessary to obtain gauge.
  • 5.5 mm (US 9) needles in your preferred style for small circumference knitting in the round
  • 4 mm (US 6) circular needles, 60 cm (24") or longer
  • 4 mm (US 6) needles in your preferred style for small circumference knitting in the round

You Will Also Need:

  • 3 (3, 4, 5, 5, 6, 6, 7) buttons about 2 cm / 0.875" diameter; stitch markers; yarn needle; waste yarn

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Debbie Bliss Paloma

Colorway:

Jade, Lime


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Girls, Boys, Infant/Baby
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Cristina is a Waldorf mama living with her son, husband and two cats at the seaside of Tuscany. Being a knitwear designer fits much better into her family schedule than being a science researcher. It ...

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