Upscale Baby by Kathleen Sperling

Upscale Baby

by Kathleen Sperling
July 2011
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
66 stitches and 45 rows
in one chart repeat: 9.5" wide, 4 1/8" high
US 2 - 2.75 mm
340 - 360 yards (311 - 329 m)
3 months
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This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download

This was designed as a baby gift for a co-worker who likes fashion and accessories. So I thought she would enjoy the texture motif on this little cardigan for her wee one! Minimal seaming, raglan sleeves, and a single button at the top also add to its appeal.

Skills Required

  • chart reading
  • using DPNs (or another technique to achieve the same thing, such as Magic Loop)

Finished Measurements

  • chest: 18.25”
  • total length: 10”
  • sleeve length: 5.5”

Yarn Requirements

Sample used quite a bit less than the full ball.

Equipment Needed

  • straights
  • DPNs
  • extra straight needle to temporarily hold stitches
  • five stitch holders
  • button (about a half-inch in diameter)
  • (optional) four stitch markers

2013-06-04: New version of PDF uploaded to correct the error in the buttonhole row; apparently it wasn’t fixed in the last update even though that was my intention!
2011-10-29: New version of PDF uploaded to correct an error in the buttonhole row.