Khel (Baby) Contiguous Cardigan by DesiLoop

Khel (Baby) Contiguous Cardigan

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I have probably tried all the different approaches to knitting a sweater seamlessly. So naturally when I came across the contiguous sleeve method developed by Susie Meyers I had to try it. This method allows you to knit a sleeve seamlessly together with the body and is very close to set in sleeve shaping. This is my first published attempt at encouraging more knitters to try out the method. Hope you enjoy it as much as I did. Sample shown is a short-sleeved version knit using three colors of Lion Brand Cotton-Ease from my stash. The sweater has approx. 4”(10cm) ease worked into the calculations.

Highlights of the design:

  • Knit from top-down
  • Completely seamless and knit in one-piece
  • Contiguous set-in sleeve method worked at the same time as neck shaping
  • Simultaneous cast on using two methods

Sizes available: 3,6,12,18,24mths.
Corresponding chest sizes being: (23.60, 25.20, 25.60, 26.80, 27.60)inches/ (59.00, 63.00, 64.00, 67.00, 69.00)cms

Gauge: 20sts and 28 rows in stockinette.

Special thanks to testers:
abbehope - 18 months
mamma5 - 3 months
flyingmule - 6 months
sewmakeone - 6 months & 12 months
soxvixen - 3 months

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Child to teen sizes for this design are also available.