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Fresh Melon Sideways Cardigan

Knitting
August 2010
Aran / 10 ply (8 wpi) ?
17 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches in garter stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
392 - 882 yards (358 - 807 m)
0-6 months, 6-12 months, 12-18 months, 2 years, 3 years
This pattern is available for free.

SKILL LEVEL: Easy

Sizes:
0-6 months (6-12 months, 12-18 months, 2 years, 3 years)

Finished Chest, buttoned
20 (21, 23, 24, 26) in.
51 (53.5, 58.5, 61, 66 cm)

Finished Length:
9-1/2 (11, 12, 13, 14) in.
24 (28, 30.5, 33, 35.5) cm

Baby Wool (Article #823) 4 (5, 6, 7, 9) balls

Size 8 (5 mm) straight needles
Stitch markers
Stitch holders
Large-eye blunt needle
2 buttons, 5/8 in. (15 mm) diameter

Design features rectangular shapes worked in garter stitch.

Yoke and sleeves are knit in one piece, from sleeve cuff to sleeve cuff. Stitches are then picked up along lower edges of yoke for back and fronts.

Construction schematics are provided.

Ed. note: Pattern can be adapted for boys or girls (reverse buttons/buttonholes).

Available in different versions:

90738AD Fresh Melon Sideways Cardigan (January 2011)
823-132 Baby Wool Yarn: Papaya

L0030AD Snowfall Garter Stitch Cardigan (August 2010)
823-099 Baby Wool Yarn: Almond

Similar pattern 90739AD Blarney Stone Cardigan features dolman sleeve shaping.