Canary Bird by Cristina Ghirlanda
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Canary Bird

Knitting
December 2014
DK (11 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
90 yards (82 m)
One size to fit a small child (12 months - 4 years)
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Canary Bird is a bandana cowl for babies and toddlers. It stays in place even for the fussiest little ones and the buttoned closure makes it easy to slip over the head. It is a fun little knit, too!

Measurements are given in both centimeters and inches.

MATERIALS

YARN

DK weight

Shown here: Wollmeise Merino DK (100% Merino; 428 m/468 yds, 200 g/7 oz hank; color Lemon): 1 skein

Yardage: 85 m / 90 yds, including 10% allowance

NEEDLES

4 mm / US 6 circular needle of length 40 cm / 16”; adjust needle size if necessary to obtain gauge.

4 mm / US 6 circular needle of length 60 cm / 24”

NOTIONS

2 buttons about 1.5 cm / 0.625” diameter; 4 stitch markers in one color (A) and 2 stitch markers in another color (B); yarn needle

GAUGE

19 sts and 28 rows = 10 cm / 4” in Stockinette stitch, blocked. 19 sts and 30 rows in Seed Rib

REQUIRED SKILLS

Increases, knitting in the round

SIZES

One size to fit a small child (12 months - 4 years)

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS

Neck Opening (buttoned): 25 cm / 10”, the exact neck opening size depends on the position of the buttons

Center Front and Center Back: 16.5 cm / 6.5”

Side: 11 cm / 4.5”