(photo credit to the baby’s mama – lauren)
A sweet little big buttoned, blank canvas of a sport weight sweater to wrap a sweet wee one in.
Yarn: Cosymakes Rainbow Chard Light or Snapdragon Sport, 280(320, 360, 430) yds [256(292.6, 329.2, 393) m] or other sport weight yarns, divided over as many colors as desired and a bit of contrasting color for the front band
Needles: size 5 US [3.75 mm] 16 in. [40.6 cm] or longer circular, or whatever size needle you need to get gauge, and double-pointed needles of the same size
Gauge: 6 sts per inch [2.5 cm]
Sizes: 3 mo. (6, 12, 18) or chest size 16(17, 18, 19) in. [40.6(43.2, 45.7, 48.3)] cm
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see it on Ravelry here. kits will be available in the next couple of weeks!
note: the pattern includes optional arm shaping for the two larger sizes.
This shawl recipe allows you to sample a bunch of different knit and purl combination stitches to make an artful, beautiful, and airy shawl.
Yarn: 2 skeins Snapdragon Light Fingering, 700 yd [640 m] each. Besides the basic shawl recipe, I have also included exact instructions for the purple shawl in the pictures in which I used nearly one whole skein. If you choose to go this route, with only one skein, be prepared to fly by the seat of your pants a bit.
Needles: Size 7 US [4.5 mm] 24 in. [61 cm] circular needle, or whatever size you need to get gauge
Gauge: 5.25 stitches and 8.5-9 rows/in. [2.5 cm], in stockinet stitch after blocking
Smaller (one skein), using almost the whole skein, after blocking – about 60 in. [152.4 cm] across and 20.5 in. [52.1 cm] deep
Larger (two skeins), after blocking – about 81.75 in. [207.6 cm] across and 36.5 in. [92.7 cm] deep
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on a snow day
i’m working on all of the winter birds collection. then i’m going to move on to the august vest.
and i’ll take requests as to what you’d like to see sooner rather than later, since i won’t get everything done before the baby comes. anything you’d like? i was thinking some reflection hat and mitten kits… and fogt baby wraps!