Sheepish Little Sweater Light by Melissa Kemmerer

Sheepish Little Sweater Light

Knitting
June 2017
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 37 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette
US 3 - 3.25 mm
270 - 605 yards (247 - 553 m)
Newborn (3, 6, 12, 18, 24) months
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Sheepish Little Sweater Light is knit in one piece, raglan style, top-down, with absolutely no seaming!

Sizes: Newborn (3, 6, 12, 18, 24) months.

Needles: US 3/ 3.25mm, or size to obtain gauge, in 16”/ 40cm and 24”/ 60cm circular, and 9”/ 23cm circular or DPNs for sleeves; US 2/ 2.75mm, or 1 size smaller than gauge needle, for ribbing at collar, hem, and cuffs.

Gauge: 26 sts and 37 rows = 4”/ 10cm Stockinette stitch.

Yarn: fingering weight:
MC (top) 185 (210, 250, 300, 350, 420) yards/ 170 (192, 230, 275, 320, 384) meters; CC1 (sheep): 15 (15, 15, 20, 20, 25) yards/ 14 (14, 14, 19, 19, 23) meters;
CC2 (legs): 5 (5, 5, 5, 10, 10) yards/ 5 (5, 5, 5, 9, 9) meters;
CC3 (bottom) 65 (75, 85, 100, 120, 150) yards/ 60 (69, 78, 92, 110, 138) meters;
and 15 (15, 15, 20, 20, 25) yards/ 14 (14, 14, 19, 19, 23) meters of a fuzzy yarn (such as mohair) to hold along with CC1 (sheep).

Notions: tapestry needle (to weave in ends), scrap yarn or stitch holders, 4 stitch markers plus one to indicate BOR.

Sample knit in: Madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light (100% Merino Wool, 420 yds/ 113g):
MC: Silver Leaf,
CC1: Antler,
CC2: Onyx,
CC3: Well Water;
and a strand of Cascade El Cielo (89% Superfine Alpaca/ 11% nylon, 579.6 yds/ 100g) Color 05 (held along with Antler (CC1).