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Little Coffee Bean Cardigan

Knitting
March 2009
Worsted / 10 ply (9 wpi) ?
4.5 stitches and 6 rows = 1 inch in stockinette
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
280 - 410 yards (256 - 375 m)
3 mo (6 mo, 12 mo)
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An easy, cute baby cardigan designed in 3 sizes. Top-raglan construction makes this a completely seamless design, perfect for your first sweater project.

Are you looking for a similiar pattern but for older kids? Check out my ”Wonder Years” cardigan pattern for kids 2T-10 yrs

Little Coffee Bean Pattern Details:

Gauge: 4.5 sts & 6 rws = 1” / 2.5 cm in St st
Yarn: approx. 180 (217, 250) yds for main color and approx. 100 (130, 160) yds for contrasting color of worstedweight yarn, shown in Vintage by Berroco (50% Acrylic, 40% Wool, 10% Nylon; 100 g=217 yds), 1 (1, 2) skeins for main color, 1 skein for contrasting color.

Needles and other supplies:

  • US 8 / 5 mm 24” / 61 cm circular knitting needles and DPNs or size needed to get gauge
  • US 7 / 4.5 mm 24” / 61 cm circular knitting needles and DPNs or 1 needle size smaller than needle used to get gauge
  • 4 stitch markers
  • 2 pieces of scrap yarn, around 20” / 51 cm in length
  • Tapestry needle
  • 5 buttons, ¾”