Santa Baby by Carla Pletzer

Santa Baby

Knitting
December 2014
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 9 - 5.5 mm
1036 - 2072 yards (947 - 1895 m)
A {B, C, D, E, F, G}
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DESCRIPTION

Inspired by Santa’s coat, this sweater can take you from cuddling by the fire to swanky holiday parties with the open neckline. The nod to our favourite childhood friend is subtle and this sweater could be beautifully knit in an alternate palette and enjoyed all winter long.

DESIGN ABSTRACT

Size
A {B, C, D, E, F, G, H}
Shown in size D, with 1/2 inch of negative ease.

Finished Measurements
Bust: 30.5 {34.25, 37.75, 42.25, 45.75, 50.25, 53.75, 58.25} inches
Length: 23 {23.75, 24, 25, 25.5, 26.5, 26.75, 27.5} inches

Gauge
22 sts/32 rows = 4” in stockinette stitch (Needle A & DK weight yarn)

Needles
A 32-inch US#5/3.75mm circular needle
B 32-inch US#9/5.5mm circular needle
C 32-inch US#8/5.0mm circular needle

Materials
Georgian Bay Fibre Co. Hennessy DK
100% Untreated BFL 252yds/115g skein
Windermere Hollyberry
3 {3, 4, 4, 5, 5, 6, 6} skeins
756 {756, 1008, 1008, 1260, 1260, 1512, 1512} yards

AND

Georgian Bay Fibre Co. Hennessy Bulky
100% Untreated BFL 140yds/115g skein
Natural
2 {2, 3, 3, 3, 4, 4, 4} skeins
280 {280, 420, 420, 420, 560, 560, 560} yards

Tools & Notions
stitch markers
stitch holders or waste yarn
tapestry needle
5 small buttons