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Rossbeg

Contemporary Irish Knits
Knitting
Aran / 10 ply (8 wpi) ?
17 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
490 - 880 yards (448 - 805 m)
To fit actual chest circumference up to: 21 (23, 25, 27, 29)"/53.5 (58.5, 63.5, 68.5, 73.5) cm

The warm orange tones of this “Soft Donegal” yarn will brighten up any little girl’s wardrobe. Knitted from the top down, you can easily add length to create a long tunic style for your child to wear over leggings. Decorative and feminine, this cardigan is worked with two simple design elements, a braided cable and garter stitch. The braided cable portion of the yoke is knit first. Next, you pick up stitches to work the neckband and then pick up from the bottom of the yoke to finish knitting down the body. This garment is sized to fit a little more snugly than with standard hand knits; if your child likes her clothes to fit loosely, then go up a size.
Size
To fit actual chest circumference up to: 21 (23, 25, 27, 29)”/53.5 (58.5, 63.5, 68.5, 73.5) cm
Suggested ages: 2 (4, 6, 8, 10) years
1–2” (2.5–5 cm) of positive ease is recommended.
Finished Measurements
Chest circumference (with buttonband closed): 23.25 (25, 27, 29.25, 31.25)”/59 (63.5, 68.5, 74.5, 79.5) cm
Length: 14 (15, 16, 17, 18”/35.5 (38, 40.5, 43, 46) cm
Size 23.25” (59cm) modeled on a 2-year-old with 2” (5cm) of positive ease.

Materials
Donegal Yarns “Soft Donegal” (100% merino wool; 98 yd./90m per 50g skein); Color: Orange (5230); 5 (6, 7, 8, 9) skeins

US 8 (5mm) straight needles, or size needed to obtain gauge
US 7 (4.5mm) straight needles
US 8 (5mm) double-pointed needles
US 7 (4.5mm) double-pointed needles
Cable needle
Tapestry needle
Stitch markers
Waste yarn
6 (6, 7, 7, 8) toggle buttons, 1” (2.5cm)

Gauge
17 sts x 24 rows = 4” (10cm) in St st on larger needles
18 sts x 32 rows = 4” (10cm) in garter st on smaller needles
Braided Cable Chart measures 2” (5cm) across worked flat on larger needles