This adorable baby/toddler sweater makes a great addition to the wardrobe of any little one. Choose one of two intarsia motifs (a sailboat or a whale) inspired by the story of St. Brendan the Navigator, an Irish monk said to have sailed from Ireland to Newfoundland in the 6th century. A classic sailor style collar provides the perfect finishing touch for your little voyager’s traveling wardrobe. Skills required beyond basic knit and purl include knowledge of intarsia and short rows.
Charts are provided for the intarsia sailboat and whale motifs.
Skills needed requires knowledge of short rows and intarsia.
To fit sizes 0-6 (6-12 mo., 1-2, 2-3, 3-4 years).
Finished chest circumference 18 (20, 22, 24, 26) in.
DK weight yarn: 250 (300, 375, 450, 550) yards DK or light worsted weight yarn in MC, and 100 (110, 110, 120, 120) yards in contrast color (CC)Sweaters shown use a 100% mercerized cotton, 205 yards/100g(sailboat), and a 100% wool, 230 yards/100g (whale) in
-Size 5 and 6 (US) needles (3.75 & 4.0 mm), or size needed to obtain gauge. 24 or 32” circulars are suggested, but straight needles can also be used.
-Stitch holders (2)