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  • Eyelet
  • Lace
  • Seamless
  • Worked In The Round

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"Alouette, gentille alouette..." As sweet as a whimsical children's song, this little cardigan is the prefect addition to a little girl's wardrobe. Straightforward to knit with its top-down construction and pretty stitch pattern, it features lovely details such as the subtle flare at the top of the 3/4 sleeves, which echoes the overall swingy shape. ~~~ Construction: This garment is knit seamlessly from the top down, with the button bands worked as you go. The yoke is worked flat using raglan increases then sleeves stitches are put on hold while the body of the cardigan is worked in one piece. The 3/4 length sleeve stitches are then worked in the round. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Casting on, knitting, purling, increasing, decreasing, knitting in the round, yarn over, working a stitch pattern using elongated stitches (explanations/link to video tutorial provided), binding off. GAUGE 24 sts x 32 rows = 4 inches or 10cm in stockinette stitch after blocking using larger needles. 26 sts x 38 rows = 4 inches or 10cm in embroidery stitch after blocking using larger needles. SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS 3mo (6mo, 12mo, 18mo // 2yo, 4yo, 6yo, 8yo) To fit chest: 16 (17, 18, 19 // 21, 23, 25, 26.5) inches or 40.5 (43, 45.5, 48.5 // 53.5, 58.5, 63.5, 67.5) cm. Garment chest at underarms: 16.75 (18, 19.25, 20.5 // 21.75, 23.5, 26, 28.75) inches or 42.5 (45.5, 49, 52 // 55.5, 59.5, 66, 73) cm

Recommended with this pattern

  • Cascade 220 Sport YarnCascade 220 Sport Yarn
  • Cloudborn Superwash Merino Sport Twist YarnCloudborn Superwash Merino Sport Twist Yarn
  • Yarn Requirements: Approximately 300 (350, 400, 450 // 500, 600, 700, 800) yds or 274 (320, 366, 411 // 457, 549, 640, 731) meters of Debbie Bliss Baby Cashmerino 55% Wool, 33% Microfiber, 12% Cashmere ; 137yd/125m per 50g/1.76oz ball or similar sport weight yarn.

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