Brioche Stitch Baby Cardigan
SKILL LEVEL: Experienced
SIZE: 9 mos, 12 mos, 24 months (2 yrs), Child 3
21 (24, 25-1/2, 27-1/2) in.
53.5 (61, 65, 70) cm
12 (13, 14, 15) in.
30.5 (33, 35.5, 38) cm
Cotton-Ease® (Article #830) 3-4 balls
Circular knitting needle size 4 (3.5 mm), 36 in. (91.5 cm) long
Circular needle is used to accommodate large number of stitches. Work back and forth on circular needle as if working on straight needles.
Split Ring Stitch Markers
Four buttons, 5/8 in. (15 mm) diameter
Worked in Brioche Rib pattern. Brioche Rib is a two-row repeat. Only after two rows are completed will you see a new stitch on one side.
Back, Sleeves, Left and Right Fronts are worked separately, then joined and worked in one piece for Yoke.
Finishing: Sew side and Sleeve seams, reversing seam about 2 in. (5 cm) above wrist edge of Sleeve so that cuffs can be folded back. Seam ends of neckband together then sew edge of neckband to back neck of Cardigan. Sew on buttons opposite buttonholes. Weave in ends.
Ed. note: Pattern can be adapted for boys or girls (reverse buttons/buttonholes).
Construction schematics are provided.
Available in different versions:
90101AD Brioche Stitch Baby Cardigan (August 2009)
830-110 Cotton-Ease Yarn: Lake
90162AD Brioche Baby Sweater (May 2010)
830-112 Cotton-Ease Yarn: Berry