Life Of A Blueberry by Gabrielle Danskknit

Life Of A Blueberry

Knitting
February 2015
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 25 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
170 - 450 yards (155 - 411 m)
Newborn (3 mo, 6 mo, 1 yo, 2 yo, 4 yo, 6 yo, 8 yo)
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Please be sure to use version 3, updated in June 2015.

Life of A Blueberry: Knitted with worsted yarn, this unisex top-down sweater is easy to put on with its front side opening. Perfect for the newborns and the little ones who don’t enjoy having their head stuck in their sweater!

Garter band on the sides create a simple texture effect and adds to the beauty of the sweater, without complication. It has been widened after testers’ feedback for a better look.

Instructions are provided for short and long sleeves.

The sweater comes in 8 sizes :
Newborn (3 mo, 6 mo, 1 yo, 2 yo, 4 yo, 6 yo, 8 yo)
Blocked Garment Measurements
15 (16.5, 18, 19.5, 21, 23, 25, 27) inches
38 (42, 46, 50, 53, 58, 63, 68) cm

Your size’s choice should be based on finished chest measurements as you can shorten/lengthen body and sleeves length if needed. Age label is just there to give a reference.

Materials
• 170 (180, 200, 250, 300, 325, 400, 450) yards of worsted weight yarn or any other yarn that gives gauge (yardage is given for the short sleeves version)
• 16’’ (or bigger) circular needle and double pointed needles (DPNs) US # 7 (4.5 mm) or any size required to obtain the stockinette stitch gauge
• Other : stitch marker, stitch holders, 3 buttons (about 0.75’’)

This pattern has been tested.