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shadow ribs


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A mini version of the adult knit, tranquil, this simple-to-knit shadow rib pattern produces a subtly ornamented fabric with slim vertical twists and plenty of stretch for a comfortable fit. Likes it precursor, shadow ribs is a modern-day baby cardigan for any occasion. Body is worked all-in-one piece from the bottom-up. Sleeves are worked separately from the bottom-up. Pieces are blocked and seamed. Stitches are picked up along neckline and finished. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY knit and purl inc and dec maintain a patt st GAUGE 22 stitches and 28 rows = 4"/ 10cm in St st 23 sts and 28 rows = 4"/ 10cm in Shadow Rib SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS 3 - 6 (12, 18, 24) months Chest: 18 3/4 (19 3/4, 20 3/4, 22)"/ 47.5 (50, 52.5, 56)cm Chest: 18 3/4 (19 3/4, 20 3/4, 22)"/ 47.5 (50, 52.5, 56)cm PREFERRED BRAND/YARN Madelinetosh Tosh DK

Supplies Needed

  • Madelinetosh Tosh DK [superwash merino]: 2 (2, 2, 3) skeins
  • Or Approx Amount of DK weight yarn: 325 (375, 425, 500)yds/ 300 (350, 400, 450)m
  • 5 buttons 3/8"/ 12mm diameter or desired size

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Lori Versaci is the designer behind VERSACIKNITS. Interested in the use and mixture of texture, shape and finishing details, Lori has introduced classic garments with a fashion twist since 2009. Lori works from studios in New Jersey and Maine, where she also enjoys yoga, sailing, her four children, three dogs and husband (not necessarily in that order). You can find out more about VERSACIKNITS on ravelry, twitter, facebook or at