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Kate Oates is the designer for Tot Toppers & When I Grow Up. She enjoys designing hats and garments for babies and children in particular, these projects often reflect a whimsical spirit. Kate's When ...

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Weehistoric Cardigan

from Tot Toppers
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Weehistoric Cardigan
Weehistoric Cardigan
Weehistoric Cardigan
Weehistoric Cardigan
Weehistoric Cardigan
Weehistoric Cardigan

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • cast on
  • bind off
  • knit
  • purl
  • work or be willing to learn intarsia
  • cable cast on
  • picking up stitches

Pattern Description:

This wee little asymmetrical cardigan is worked from the top down with raglan sleeves. Its accented with a simple striped yoke and garter stitch hems. The smidge of "prehistoric" colorwork is perfect for knitter's trying intarsia for the first time. Instructions are included for both short & long sleeved versions. Shown in Newborn (red) and 6 months (green) with a variation of the Roar Stegosaurus Hat (pattern sold separately).


28 stitches and 40 rows per 4 inches in stockinette

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Finished Chest: 15.25(16.75, 19.25, 21.5, 23.25, 24.75)"
  • Size: Preemie(Newborn, 6 months, 12 months, 2, 4)


  • Long Sleeve Version: 130(170, 220, 260, 345, 400) yards A, scraps B
  • Short Sleeve Version: 100(120, 160, 190, 230, 260) yards A, scraps B
  • Size 2(2.75 mm) needles and set of 5 DPNs, crochet hook, stitch markers

You Will Also Need:

  • 5(5, 5, 6, 7, 8) 1/2-inch buttons

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Yarn Love Juliet

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