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The Arthur Sack


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This snuggly and stripy sack is perfect to wrap up little ones. It is both cozy and pleasing to the eye. Knitted in the round out of worsted weight yarn, it is a great weight for fall and winter newborns. The pattern provides directions for a three-color sack, but you could also put together leftover worsted weight yarn for a unique Arthur sack! Sample knit out of Dream in Color Classy in colors Tea Party and Blue Lagoon (250 yards/229 meters; 100% superwash merino) & Berroco Vintage in color Mushroom 5104 (217 yards/198 meters; 52% acrylic, 40% wool, 8% nylon) 0 to 6 months, depending on size of baby Ribbed areas measure 12 inches around and body measures 20.5 inches around after blocking. (Note: The sacks have a larger stretched circumference to fit over baby.) Length measures 19 inches; IF YOU WANT TO MAKE A LONGER SACK, THE INSTRUCTIONS ARE INCLUDED TO DO SO. HOWEVER, YOU WILL NEED ADDITIONAL YARDAGE. DO NOT LEAVE BABY UNATTENDED IN SACK. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE HEALTH AND SAFETY OF YOUR CHILD. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Knit Purl Simple decreases on DPNs GAUGE 4.5 sts & 6 rounds over St st = 1 inch SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Newborn to 6 months SUGGESTED YARN 375 yards of Worsted weight PREFERRED BRAND/YARN Dream in Color Classy; Berroco Vintage COLORWAY Tea Party, Blue Lagoon, Mushroom

Recommended with this pattern

  • US 7 DPNs
  • 125 yards of worsted weight in secondary color
  • 75 yards of contrasting color

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