Lorraine by Aurélie Colas
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Lorraine

Knitting
March 2016
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in stocking stitch
US 3 - 3.25 mm
437 - 875 yards (400 - 800 m)
12 mo (2, 3, 4, 6 yrs)
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Worn over a light flannel shirt, Lorraine keeps her core warm when Little Miss is busy exploring the garden.

Little arms are free to move. No wrestling over big heads either. Change style in seconds with only two buttons to adjust.

Fun and versatile, Lorraine makes an original addition to a little wardrobe.


Message aux francophones: Si l’anglais n’est pas votre premiere langue, mais que vous souhaitez vous lancer et tricoter un de mes designs, n’hesitez pas ! Je peux vous aider a traduire des passages qui vous poseraient probleme, et, si il y a une demande suffisante, me lancer dans la traduction complete de mes modeles.


Sizing
12 mo (2 yrs, 3 yrs, 4, 6 yrs)
To fit chest: 51 (53.5, 56, 58.5, 61) cm / 20 (21, 22, 23, 24)ʺ (Shown in 12 mo, modeled by a petite 12 mo baby)


Yarn requirement
Eden Cottage Yarns Milburn 4ply (85% British Bluefaced Leicester, 15% silk) (200 m / 218 yds per 50 g skein):

  • 1 (2, 2, 2, 2) x (A) in Shade Harvest Gold
  • 1 (2, 2, 2, 2) x (B) in Shade Steel

For each yarn, you will need approximately: 185 (215, 235, 275, 320) m / 200 (230, 255, 295, 340) yds

Needles and Notions

  • 3.25 mm (US 2) needles ― Or size required to achieve gauge.
  • Lockable stitch markers,
  • Darning needle
  • 2 sets of 2 buttons 16-18 mm (⅝ in) diameter

Gauge
24 sts and 34 rows / 10 cm (4 in) over stocking stitch worked flat

6-Page Pattern includes:
Complete written instructions
Schematic

More detailed tutorial on the Shadow Wrap method, as well as a photo-tutorial featuring the elongated stitch can be found on the designer’s blog.