Classic Pinafore - Child Size by Susanna E. Lewis

Classic Pinafore - Child Size

by Susanna E. Lewis
Knitting
November 2000
Sport (12 wpi) ?
5.25 stitches and 7 rows = 1 inch
in stockinette stitch with larger needles
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
544 - 952 yards (497 - 871 m)
Child's S (M, L) to fit a chest circumference of 20 (24, 28)", measured loosely over clothes.
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Errata available: knittinguniverse.com

Skill Level: Intermediate

Finished Measurements: Child’s S (M, L) to fit a chest circumference of 20 (24, 28)“, measured loosely over clothes. Shown in M.

Yarn: Filatura Di Crosa Millefili Fine (1¾oz/50g; 136yds/125m; cotton) 4 (5, 7) balls, plus an extra ball for swatching, White #69

Needles:

  • Size 6 (4mm) needle(s), or size to obtain gauge
  • Size 4 (2mm) needle

Extras:

  • Six snaps
  • Rust-proof T-pins; string to hold sts
  • Optional: 28 (45, 66) pink (P) beads, 24 (35, 48) blue (B) beads, 20 (30, 42) green (G) beads

Blocked Gauge: In St st with larger ndls, 5.25 sts and 7 rows to 1”/2.5cm

Notes:

  1. The child and doll sizes use different yarn and needles, but are made in exactly the same way.
  2. Beads, shown here on doll’s pinafore, are optional; make sure the hole is the right size for the yarn.
  3. Yoke and straps are worked by double-knitting: working both sides of the fabric at the same time.
  4. See Techniques, p. 162, for sssk.

This pattern is also available in doll size.