A sweet sheep inspired cardigan that could be worn by a boy or a girl. This pattern offers simple sweater construction with just a little taste of intarsia work. It is worked in one piece from the bottom up with almost no seaming! Made out of a super soft merino wool, this cozy cardigan will be a must have piece for Fall and Winter.
6 months (12mos, 2 years) (shown in size 2)
Chest: 20 (23, 25) inches
Length: approx 10.5 (13, 15) inches after blocking
MC Sublime Organic Merino Wool dk (100% Organic Merino Wool); 113 yd/105m per 50g skein; color: #113; 4 (5, 5) skeins. Or 420 460, 500 yards of dk weight wool or wool blend.
CC Cascade Yarns Lana D’Oro (50% Super Fine Alpaca, 50% Wool); 110 yd/101m per 50g skein; color: #1049; 1 (1, 1) skein. Or 55 (55, 60) yards of light worsted weight alpaca or alpaca blend.
CC2 Cascade Yarns “Cloud 9” (50% Merino Wool, 50% Angora); 109 yd/100m per 50g skein; color: #101; 1 (1, 1) skein. Or 20 yards of light worsted weight angora or angora blend.
2# 32-inch US #6/4mm circular needles
1# 24-inch US #5/3.75mm circular needle
1 set of US #5/3.75mm double pointed needles
4 pieces of scrap yarn to hold underarm stitches
(4 st markers in a contrasting color to mark intarsia sections)
Bobbins wound with CC and CC2 for intarsia work
5 medium to large buttons and matching sewing thread
22 sts/32 rows = 4” in stockinette stitch on size 6 needles