Curious Baby Zig Zag Cardigan by Milja Uimonen
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Curious Baby Zig Zag Cardigan

Knitting
May 2014
Light Fingering ?
26 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch after blocking with larger needle
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
300 - 580 yards (274 - 530 m)
NB, 3 m, 6 m, (9 m, 12 m, 18 m) 2T, 3T, 4T
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The cardigan is worked back and forth top down in one piece. Sleeves are separated in underarm and body knitted in one piece to hem. Sleeves are then worked in the round from underarm to cuff. Front bands and collar are worked last. There are sizes for both curious babies and toddlers!

Sizes: NB, 3 m, 6 m, (9 m, 12 m, 18 m) 2T, 3T, 4T
To fit chest:15, 16, 17, (18, 19 , 20) 21, 22, 23 inches / 38, 40.5, 43 (45.5, 48.5, 51) 53.5, 56, 58.5 cm

Finished chest: 15 ¾, 17, 18, (19, 20 ¼, 22) 23, 24 ¼, 25 ½ inches / 40, 43, 45.5, (48.5, 51.5, 56) 59, 61.5, 64.5 cm

Yarn: Light fingering weight yarn
MC: 140, 155, 170, (185, 200 230) 245, 260, 280 yds / 125, 140, 155, (170, 185, 210) 225, 240, 255 m
CC1 and CC2: 80, 85, 90, (100, 110, 120) 130, 140, 150 yds / 75, 80, 85, (90, 100, 110) 120, 130, 140 m

Samples shown in:
Holst Garn Samarkand (75% wool, 25% silk, 314 yards / 287 m per 50 g)
MC = Lagoon, CC1 = Ginger Lily, CC2 = Platinum 1 ball of each color
(Pictured in size 3 m in blue, yellow and grey)
and
Holst Garn Coast (55% merino, 45% cotton, 382 yards / 350 m per 50 g)
MC = Ecru, CC1 = Begonia, CC2 = Tawny Owl, 1 ball of each color
(Pictured in size NB in white, pink and beige)

Needles: Size US 4 and US 2 ½ / 3.5 and 3 mm circular needles, 24” / 60 cm, and a longer circular needle for magic looping the sleeves or double pointed needles
OR needle size that gives you the gauge and another needle two sizes smaller than gauge needle

Notions:
4 stitch markers, waste yarn or a stitch holder, 5, 6, 6 6, 6, 8 8, 8, 8 buttons 0.4” / 1 cm diameter

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