seeds and chains kid by Lori Versaci
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seeds and chains kid

Knitting
September 2014
DK (11 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in seed stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
525 - 1150 yards (480 - 1052 m)
2 (4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14) years
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Inspired by a menswear cardigan with a flat yoke and textured body, seeds and chains kid contrasts a simple seed stitch and a fancy openwork lace ribbing for a sophisticated yet playful look. And, the Italian chain has just enough challenge to make knitting it interesting.

SIZES 2 (4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14) years

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
CHEST (Approx 2.5”/6.5cm positive ease) 23 ¾ (25 ¾, 27 ½, 29, 30 ½, 32 ¼, 33 ¾)”/60.5 (65.5, 70, 73.5, 77.5, 82.5, 85.5)cm

YARN
3 (3, 4, 4, 5, 5, 6) skeins Madelinetosh Tosh DK 100% superwash merino; 225 yds/skein or

Approx 525 (625, 725, 800, 950, 1125, 1250)yds/475 (757, 675, 725, 875, 1025, 1150)m light worsted weight yarn

NEEDLES and BUTTONS
Size 6 US/4mm needles, or size to obtain gauge
5 (5, 5, 5, 7, 7, 7) buttons 3/8”/12mm diameter, or desired size

GAUGE
20 sts and 34 rows = 4”/10cm in Seed St. 22 sts and 34 rows = 4”/10cm in Chain St. Take time to check gauge.

CONSTRUCTION
Fronts, back and sleeves are worked separately from the bottom-up, blocked and seamed. Front bands are continued to create back neckband.