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Babycakes

Laura Aylor Designs
Knitting
March 2013
DK / 8 ply (11 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches in stockinette
US 5 - 3.75 mm
245 - 490 yards (224 - 448 m)
3 months, (6 months, 12 months, 18 months)
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A tiny cardigan that uses an adaptation of Barbara Walkers top-down, seamless, simultaneous set-in sleeve method. A great way to try this construction technique if you aren’t ready to commit to an adult sweater. It’s a bit simpler because there’s no need for short-row shaping of the shoulders. If you need any help, feel free to post in the help thread in my group.

About yarn weight - pattern is written at a dk weight gauge. One of the suggested yarns - madelinetosh 80/10/10 Sport
- knits up nicely at a dk weight even though it’s classified as sport

Yardage details:
190 (230, 300, 380) yards of sport weight wool yarn in MC.
55 (65, 80, 100) yards of CC. The optional crochet trim requires 5-10 additional yards.

Skills needed:
 Provisional cast on
 Picking up stitches
 Increasing
 Decreasing
 Backwards loop (e-wrap) cast on