Dianthus Baby Cardigan
The elusive “nalgar” (“raglan” spelled backwards) sleeve construction makes the Dianthus Baby Cardigan a fun, purl-free and nearly seamless knitting project. The luminous colors and great quality of BFL Fingering Hand-Dyed really makes this garment an heirloom. For a machine-washable option, check out Valley Yarns Franklin.
To fit child’s sizes:
0-3 mo (3-6 mo, 6-12mo, 12-24mo) (shown in smallest size)
16 (18, 20, 22)” chest
1 skein Valley Yarns BFL Fingering Hand-Dyed - this yarn has been discontinued and is no longer available (100% Blue Faced Leicester Wool, 100g/416yds) color Rose Gold
US size 5 (3.75mm) 32” circular needles or size needed to get gauge (specific length not crucial)
Gauge: 22 sts and 44 rows = 4” in garter stitch