Baby's 1st Fair Isle Cardigan by Mary Ann Stephens
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Baby's 1st Fair Isle Cardigan

April 2016
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
32 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches
in single-colored stockinette stitch
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 0 - 2.0 mm
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
US 1 - 2.25 mm
400 - 800 yards (366 - 732 m)
0 to 3 months, 6 months, 9 to 12 months
This pattern is available for $7.00 USD
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Circularly knit, steeked infant’s fingering weight cardigan with Fair Isle-style motifs.

Discounted kits in your favorite Baby Ull colors are available through the designer’s online yarn shop. Kit = 7 balls of Baby Ull, i.e., 4x main color + 1x each of the 3 accent colors. Enough for one sweater in the largest (or middle) size, or two sweaters in the smallest size.

The pattern offers two silhouettes:

Bell-shaped (shown in mint): An extra-full, bell-shaped torso gets gathered just below the yoke.

Straight (shown in grey): A classic, straight-sided body.

Colors shown:
mint = light green 8222, lupine 5226, powder pink 4202, light eggplant 4435.
grey = sand heather 0004, grey heather 0007, golden olive 2226, retro red 382.

Needle suggestions:
for looser knitters: US#2 (2.75mm) & US#0 (2.00mm)
for tighter knitters: US#2 1/2 (3.00mm) & US#1 (2.25mm)