Surtsey

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Surtsey Pattern

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Knitting: Surtsey
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

Category:

Knitting

Type:

Clothing

Fit:

Girls, Boys, Infant/Baby

Item:

Sweater

Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Cast on
  • Knit
  • Purl
  • Increase
  • Decrease
  • Knit with double pointed needles
  • Pick up stitches
  • Stranded colorwork

Pattern Description:

Surtsey is a baby cardigan with a little simple colorwork to add a special touch! Knit from the top down in one piece for minimal finishing, Surtsey knits up fast to make a charming baby shower gift or homecoming sweater. It's also a great way to use up those special sock yarn leftovers wasting away in your stash. Solids and semi-solids will show the colorwork best, but the color possibilities are endless. Have fun!

Gauge:

24 sts/37 rows = 4 inches in stockinette stitch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 18, 19, 19.5, 20 inches at chest
  • newborn, 3 - 6 months, 6 - 12 months, 12 - 18 months

Materials:

  • 2 (2, 2, 2) skeins ShibuiKnits Sock [100% merino, 191 yds per 50g skein] in main color (MC)
  • 1 (1, 1, 1) skein ShibuiKnits Sock in contrasting color (CC)
  • 1 set U.S. size 3 (3.25 mm) circular needles
  • 1 set U.S. size 3 (3.25 mm) dpns or long circular for Magic Loop

You Will Also Need:

  • 8 stitch markers
  • tapestry needle
  • Five 5/8" buttons
  • waste yarn

About Designer

About Designer

Kristen Hanley on craftsy.com

Kristen Hanley Cardozo lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her family and an increasingly large collection of yarn and knitting patterns. Kristen is a loose cannon, but also the best cop on the force. She designs knitwear whenever she gets half a chance.

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