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The Ella & The Grady Sleep Sacks

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The Ella & The Grady Sleep Sacks
The Ella & The Grady Sleep Sacks
The Ella & The Grady Sleep Sacks
The Ella & The Grady Sleep Sacks
The Ella & The Grady Sleep Sacks

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knitting in the round
  • Basic decreases (Grady)
  • Basic cable (Ella)
  • Simple chart is provided for cable section

Pattern Description:

The Ella & Grady Sack pattern features instructions for two designs and the sacks are a must-have for the mom of a newborn! PDF is available for immediate download after payment is confirmed.

The Ella Sack: This fun number is open on both ends for easy use when diaper changing. The gorgeous cable down the center front adds just the right touch. Knit out of a semi-solid or solid to show off the cable, it is a lightweight sack that will keep your little one cozy in cool or air-conditioned temperatures. This sack can be worn under the babies arms or with the arms in the sack.

The Grady Sack: This little cutie is knit in the round and starts with a section of ribbing. The St st section in the middle shows the beauty of self-striping sock yarn. The bottom of the sleep sack is decreased in to form a bag bottom. The perfect weight for the spring or summer baby. Grady is made to be worn under the baby's arms or with the arms tucked.

Gauge:

The Ella Sack: 6.75 sts/inch in St st on larger needles

The Grady Sack: 6.5 sts/inch in St st on larger needles

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 0 to 6 months
  • Ribbed areas measure 12 inches around and body measures 19 inches around (The Ella Sack)
  • 20 inches around (The Grady Sack) after blocked. (Note: The sacks have a larger stretched circumference on baby.)
  • Length measures 17" to 18"; IF YOU WANT TO MAKE EITHER OF THESE LONGER, THE INSTRUCTIONS ARE INCLUDED TO DO SO. HOWEVER, YOU NEED TO PURCHASE ADDITIONAL YARDAGE.

Materials:

  • The Ella Sack: 450 yards of fingering weight yarn (sample knit out of 1 skein of Dream in Color Smooshy in color Melon Bomb)
  • The Grady Sack: 380 yards of fingering weight yarn (sample knit out of 2 skeins of Shibui Knits Sock in color Pebble)
  • Good yarn options: Dream in Color Smooshy; Shibui Knits Sock; Koigu KPPM; Tosh Sock

You Will Also Need:

  • The Ella Sack: 3 stitch markers (1 different from the other two); cable needle, tapestry needle, and scissors
  • The Grady Sack: 1 stitch marker, tapestry needle, and scissors

Suggested yarn:

450 yards of Fingering weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Dream in Color Smooshy

Colorway:

Melon Bomb


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