Audrey, a Baby Swing Coat by Ray Carlburg

Audrey, a Baby Swing Coat

Knitting
September 2012
Light Fingering ?
26 stitches and 38 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
660 yards (604 m)
2T (Toddler)
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Designer’s Notes: I love the look of a grown-up garment scaled down for a baby or child. For this pattern, I wanted to create a baby version of a 1960’s era swing coat – something Audrey Hepburn (hence the pattern name) or Grace Kelly might have worn. This project is worked in one piece, from the neck down. Sleeves begin with raglan shaping and are finished by working in the round. For the pleated seam across the back, stitches are placed on scrap yarn and new stitches are provisionally cast on in the next row. At the end, the three-needle bind-off closes this opening and creates the pleats.

This pattern is written for size 2T (toddler)
Shown in color #013 (lavender)

addi Needles:
3.75 mm (approx US 5) 32” (or longer) circular needle
or size needed to obtain gauge
32” (or longer) circular needle two sizes smaller than project needles
3 DPNs in a smaller size than project needles (US 2 or 3, e.g.)

Additional Notions: 6 stitch markers, waste yarn, tapestry needle, 1 button

All yarn and needles distributed by skacel collection, Inc.