Little Willow by Sarah Cooke

Little Willow

Knitting
June 2016
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch using larger needle
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
440 - 1320 yards (402 - 1207 m)
0-3 months(6-12 months, 1-1½, 1½-2, 3-4, 5-6, 7-8, 9-10 years)
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This is a baby and child sized version of my Willow pullover. It is knit in one piece from the top down with raglan shaping for the sleeves. It is completely seamless and features a boatneck neckline and an easy to work texture pattern on the body.

Sizes: 0-3 months(6-12 months, 1-1½, 1½-2, 3-4, 5-6, 7-8, 9-10 years)

Finished Chest Measurements: 17(19.5, 21, 22, 24.5, 26, 28, 29.5) inches / 43(49.5, 53, 56, 62, 66, 71, 75) cm

It is intended to be worn with approx. 0-2 inches / 0-5 cm positive ease. Choose a size up to 2 inches / 5 cm larger than the child’s actual chest measurement.

Skills Required:
Knit and purl stitches
Increases and decreases
Knit in the round
Pick up stitches

Yarn:
4 ply / Fingering weight yarn 100g/440 yd skein x 1(1, 2, 2, 2, 2, 3, 3) skeins

Needles & Notions:
US 2½ (3mm) and US 4 (3.5mm)
0 - 4 years: 16 inch (40cm) circular needle and set of double pointed needles in both sizes
5-10 years: 16 inch (40cm) and 24 inch (60cm) circular needles and set of double pointed needles in both sizes
Yarn needle
4 stitch markers
Waste yarn