Breton Sweater and Cardigan by Zoë Mellor

Breton Sweater and Cardigan

Knitting
January 2000
DK (11 wpi) ?
23 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in stocking stitch on 4mm needles
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
375 - 750 yards (343 - 686 m)
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Size information

  • 6 months to 1 year: to fit chest 24”/61cm, length 11.5”/29cm, sleeve seam 7”/18cm
  • 1-2 years: to fit chest 26”/66cm, length 12.5”/32cm, sleeve seam 8”/20cm
  • 2-3 years: to fit chest 28”/71cm, length 14”/36cm, sleeve seam 10”/25cm

Yarn requirements

Balls are assumed to be 50g each, containing 125 yards.

Cardigan

  • 6 months-1 year: 3 balls of main colour, 1 ball of contrast colour
  • 1-2 years: 3 balls of main colour, 1 ball of contrast colour
  • 2-3 years: 4 balls of main colour, 2 balls of contrast colour

Sweater

  • 6 months-1 year: 2 balls of main colour, 1 ball of contrast colour
  • 1-2 years: 3 balls of main colour, 1 ball of contrast colour
  • 2-3 years: 3 balls of main colour, 2 balls of contrast colour

Other equipment needed

  • buttons: 8 for cardigan, 3 for 2 smallest sweater sizes
  • for sweater: stitch holders