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Baby Mandarin Jacket


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A great introduction to Intarsia knitting! Asian-inspired, and a great stash-buster, this little jacket has plenty of ease to fit over other layers. It uses intarsia twists to incorporate the two colours, and knitting from the top down makes this a seamless one-piece wonder with surprisingly few ends to weave in. With three sleeve variations, and unlimited colour combinations, the possibilities for personalization are endless. Make it as special and unique as the little miss or mister who will wear it! Sleeve variations: Sleeveless, Short-Sleeved, Long-Sleeved SKILL LEVEL: Easy FORMAT: Adobe PDF File SIZES: 6 months, 12 months, 18-24 months. FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: This pattern has a great deal of positive ease to allow it to fit over clothing, and is meant to be loose. 6 months - 21" chest circ./10" long 12 months - 26" chest circ./11.5" long 18-24 months - 27" chest circ./13" long TUTORIALS: Photo and written tutorial are included for the "Long Tail Cast On". A full glossary is included. SKILLS YOU WILL NEED TO MAKE THIS PATTERN: Knit, purl, making a gauge swatch in Stockinette Stitch, Basic Bind Off. PATTERN REQUIREMENTS: 6.0 mm (US 10) needles, both straight and double-pointed; 2 Balls Bulky Weight yarn 100 g (3.5 oz)/150 m (164 yd) in two colours (I used Bernat Softee Chunky OR Patons Shetland Chunky): Colour A: (Garter stitch areas) 1 skein; Colour B: (Stockinette stitch areas) - 1 skein EXCEPT *18-24-month long sleeve variation will need two balls of Colour B; 7 (8, 9, 9) 18mm (3/4") buttons; yarn needle; 16" scraps of yarn for stitch holders, yarn loops for markers; needle and thread for sewing on buttons. GAUGE: 15sts and 20 rws = 10 cm (4") in stockinette stitch. ------ Your file will be available for download as soon as you complete purchase. Please contact me if you have any questions or concerns, or for pattern support. COPYRIGHT AND LICENSING NOTICE: Your purchase of this pattern gives you the right to use it for personal, non-profit use only. To licence the pattern to use for profit, please e-mail me for permission. You do NOT have the right to print the pattern for other people (unless they reside in your household) or to transfer the digital file to any other person. This pattern may not be sold, copied, or distributed in any way. GAUGE 15 sts & 20 rws = 10 cm (4") on 6.0 mm needles in Stockinette Stitch. SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS 6 mos. (22.4" around chest) 12 mos. (27.7" around chest) 18 mos. (28.8" around chest) 24 mos. (28.8" around chest) SUGGESTED YARN 300 meters of Bulky weight PREFERRED BRAND/YARN Bernat Softee Chunky COLORWAY Your choice

Recommended with this pattern

  • 6.0 mm (US 10) straight needles
  • 6.0 mm (US 10) double-pointed needles
  • 2-3 balls Chunky Weight Yarn

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