Sacque de Bèbè - The Kleine Koozie Cocoon by Jody Christine
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Sacque de Bèbè - The Kleine Koozie Cocoon

Knitting
March 2010
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
2.75 stitches and 4 rows = 1 inch
in stockinette stitch
US 13 - 9.0 mm
120 - 150 yards (110 - 137 m)
newborn
This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download

This Sacque is a suitable project for an advanced beginner, and some helpful links to tutorials are included for cast-on and short row techniques. It is knit in the round from the bottom up, at a fairly loose gauge. It “fits” a lot of different sizes of babies this way.

I first knit this cozy little sleep-sack style project for my own newborn. It is not so much a garment as it is a fitted blanket or a cocoon. I found that my baby liked to be swaddled, and this was a quick and easy way to give her that sensation while I was holding her without having to mess with slipping blankets. Without modifications though, it probably wouldn’t work for sleep-wear, nor does it stay on a wiggly baby very well for very long. It does make a very nice photo prop, especially if you care to whip up a matching hat. One skein of Lion Brand Homespun will easily accommodate the average baby hat in addition to this pattern.

Please feel free to ask any questions over at Yarnucopia or message me here on Ravelry. I will do my best to help!