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Something New for Madeline

Knitting
January 2001
Worsted / 10 ply (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches in in garter rib on larger needles
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
860 - 1075 yards (786 - 983 m)
Jumper: 26.5 (27.5, 29, 30)" (67.5 [70, 73.5, 76] cm) chest circumference. Cardigan: 28.5 (30.5, 32)" (72.5 [77.5, 81.5] cm) chest circumference, buttoned. Scarf: About 5.5" (14 cm) wide and 46" (117 cm) long.
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Yardages above is for Jumper.

Yardage for Cardigan: 860-1075 yds

Yardage for Scarf: 215 yds

Madeline, the adventurous French orphan dreamt up by writer/illustrator Ludwig Bemelmans, is known for her blue winter coat, but we can’t help but imagine that she would have delighted in wearing this sophisticated three-piece outfit while she searched out fun, and sometimes mischief, around Paris. The sleeveless dress (which doubles as a jumper) and the narrow scarf are worked in a simple garter rib stitch and are finished off with a feminine picot edging in a contrasting color. The coordinating stockinette-stitch cardigan features the same contrasting picot edging. Each of the three pieces can, of course, be mixed and matched with other clothes in a stylish child’s wardrobe.