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Grasshopper Cardigan

Knitting
August 2011
DK / 8 ply (11 wpi) ?
23 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches in Stockinette Stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
500 - 750 yards (457 - 686 m)
12m, 2y, 4y, 6y, 8y
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Grasshopper Cardigan is a seamless unisex cardigan for kids worked from top to bottom. The body is knit in Stockinette St with Garter zigzag panels on the front, which are shaped on the wrong side of the cardigan. There are zigzags the end of the sleeves too.

Sizes
12 months (2, 4, 6, 8 years)
To fit chest: 48.5 (51.5, 56, 61, 66) cm / 19 (20.5, 22, 24, 26)”.
Width around chest: 50 (54, 58, 64, 69) cm / 20 (21.5, 23.25, 25.5, 27.5)”.

Yarn
Rozetti Yarns First Class (50g, 115m / 127y, merino / microfiber) or any other DK weight yarn in one colorway. NOTE: it is crucial that you choose yarn that blocks well, as Garter Stitch is tricky to block, that’s why wool and wool blends are preferable.

Approx yardage: 450 (510, 575, 620, 685) m / 500 (560, 630, 680, 750) y.

The pattern is available as a single PDF download and part of the collection of 3 designs of seamless sweaters.

In May 2013 all “Bugs” were revised - they have better sizing and clearer instructions now.


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