Elfin Stripes #268 QK by Jil Eaton
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Elfin Stripes #268 QK

Knitting
Aran (8 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
360 - 645 yards (329 - 590 m)
3 (6 - 12 - 18) months
This pattern is available from minnowknits.com for $6.00.

SIZES
3 (6 - 12 - 18) months

CARDI
Finished chest circumference (buttoned):
19.5 (20.5 - 22 - 23)“ / 49.5 (52 - 56 - 58.5) cm.
Finished length (with rolled hem):
8 (9 - 11 - 12.5)” / 20.5 (23 - 28 - 32) cm.

CAP
infant (baby)
Finished circumference: 15.5 (17.25)“ / 39.5 (44) cm.

BLANKET
25.5 x 28” / 65 x 71 cm.

MATERIALS
Worsted weight cotton: Cardi: 255 (305 - 375 - 455) yds / 235 (280 - 345 - 420) m in MC and 105 (125 - 155 - 190) yds / 100 (115 - 145 - 175) m in CC.
Cap: 70 (95) yds / 65 (90) m in MC and 50 (70) yds / 50 (65) m in CC.
Blanket: 280 yds / 260 m in MC and 240 yds / 220 m in CC.

Photographed in Jil Eaton CottonTail (50g/90yds): #7548 Lagoon (MC) and #7501 Bright (CC). For Cardi: 3 (4 - 5 - 6) ball MC; 2 (2 - 2 - 3) balls CC.

For Cap: 1 (2) balls MC; 1 (1) ball CC. For Blanket: 4 balls MC; 3 balls CC.
Stitch markers and holders.
Circular needles, 16” / 40.5 cm and 24” / 61 cm: size 8 US (5 mm). Double-pointed needles (dpns), set of two: size 8 US (5 mm).
Crochet hook: size H-8 (5 mm).
Four 5⁄8” / 1.6 cm buttons.

GAUGE
18 sts and 24 rows = 4” / 10 cm in Stripe pat.
Always check gauge to save time and ensure a perfect fit. Adjust needle size as necessary.