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Mousie

Knitting
June 2014
Sport / 5 ply (12 wpi) ?
23 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches in Dotted stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
380 - 400 yards (347 - 366 m)
23" (2 years)

Mousie is a seamless textured cardigan for girls.

Size:
2 years.
To fit chest: 53.5-55 cm /21.5-22″.
Finished chest: 57.5 cm / 23″.
Length from back neck: 35 cm / 14″.

Yarn:
Malabrigo Arroyo (100 g, 306 m / 335 y, 100% merino) or any other sport weight yarn which gives you correct gauge.
Approx yardage: 350-380 m / 380-400 y.

Needles:
US 5 / 3.75 mm (80 cm / 32″, or dpns – optional for sleeves) or appropriate size to get gauge.
US 4 / 3.5 mm (80 cm / 32″) or one size smaller than main needles.
US 3 / 3.25 mm (80 cm / 32″, or dpns – optional for sleeves) or two sizes smaller than main needles.

Other:
waste yarn or stitch holder, 4 stitch markers, 4 small buttons, tapestry needle.

Gauge (after blocking):
23 sts x 32 rows = 10 cm / 4″ in Dotted Stitch with larger size needle.
Take time to save time – check your gauge.

Notes:
The cardigan is worked flat from top to bottom and is completely seamless. You will begin by CO sts for neck opening. After setting up raglan markers you will increase sts in every RS row, thus creating the yoke. Once you reach the armholes, you will divide the yoke for body and sleeves. Shortly after the split, you will create a tunnel for an I-cord string. From then on the body will be worked even until you reach bottom hem. All hems are worked in Garter stitch, while the body and sleeves are worked in a very simple Dotted stitch. The sleeves are worked in the round and finish with Garter hems as well. At the end you will make I-cord string to tie the cardigan.

Please bear in mind that the instructions you find when you follow the link are just my pattern notes, which haven’t been thoroughly tested and edited. The instructions cover only size 2!