Silver Birch by Sarah Cooke
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Silver Birch

Knitting
March 2017
DK (11 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch using larger needle.
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
450 - 920 yards (411 - 841 m)
3 months(6 months, 12 months, 1-1½, 1½-2, 3-4 years)
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Perfect for keeping warm on chilly days, this classic hooded cardigan is suitable for both boys and girls and is available in sizes from 3 months to 4 years. It is knit seamlessly from the bottom up and features a simple drop shoulder construction and a fun to work cable design on the fronts, back and sleeves. Both charted and written instructions are included for the cable pattern.

Sizes: 3 months(6 months, 12 months, 1-1½, 1½-2, 3-4 years)

Finished Chest Measurements: 18(19, 20, 22, 24, 26) inches / 45.5(48, 51, 56, 61, 66) cm

It is intended to be worn with approx. 2-3 inches (0-7.5cm) positive ease. Choose a size up to 3 inches / 7.5cm larger than the child’s actual chest measurement.

Skills Required:
Knit in the round
Cables
Pick up stitches
Three needle cast off (optional)

Materials:
DK weight yarn 50g/115 yd skein x 4(4, 5, 6, 6, 8) skeins
US 4 (3.5mm) circular needle and set of double pointed needles
US 6 (4mm) circular needle and set of double pointed needles
Cable needle
Yarn needle
1 stitch marker
3 stitch holders or waste yarn
4(5, 5, 5, 6, 6) buttons (approx. 0.5” / 15 mm in diameter)