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0-3m (3-6m, 6-9m)
To fit chest: 40 (42, 44) cm
Finished chest circumferences: 51 (52.5, 54) cm
The model wears size 3-6m.
Swans Island Washable Wool (DK weight; 10% certified organic merino wool; 128m [140yds] per 50g skein)
3 (4*, 4) x skeins of Snowy Owl (EWS201) as yarn A
1 (1, 1) x skein(s) of Mushroom (EWS216) as yarn B
1 (1, 1) x skeins of Cayenne (EWS206) as yarn C
Small amount of white 4ply/Sport weight yarn for the mushroom circles on the hood as yarn D. The sample used Swans Island Washable Wool (Sport weight; 10% certified organic merino wool; 128m [140yds] per 50g skein) in Dove.
*The actual sample was made using 3 skeins of Snowy Owl DK (EWS201) and there was just about 1m of yarn left. The exact calculated amount is 401m of the Snowy Owl DK (EWS201).
Calculated amount (no extra included):
Snowy Owl (EWS201) 342 (401, 464) m
Mushroom (EWS216) 54 (60, 64) m
Cayenne (EWS206) 77 (91, 105) m
23 sts and 30 rows to 10 cm over stocking stitch using 4mm needles.
1 set of 4mm (UK 8/US 6) cir needles 100cm long
1 set of 3.5mm (UK 9-10/US 4) cir needs 100cm long
Crochet hook 3mm (UK 11/US C2 or D3)
Waste yarn to hold stitches
4 buttons (diameter approx. 14mm diameter)
The main body is worked top-down in both flat and circular knitting with a cir needle used to accommodate the curves of the raglan and body. Sleeves are worked in the round using the Magic Loop method. If you are not familiar with the technique, use DPNs to work the sleeves.
The hood is worked bottom-up in flat knitting using cir needles after unravelling provisional cast on.
Babies come in all sizes and shapes. The size according to the age is just a guide. Make sure to check the actual dimensions of the finished garment and compare with your baby and the babyís clothes before you decide which size to knit.
The pattern uses UK crochet terms.