# 1506 Lightweight Baby Cardigan by Diane Soucy

# 1506 Lightweight Baby Cardigan

Knitting
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
28 stitches = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 3 - 3.25 mm
334 - 715 yards (305 - 654 m)
Preemie, newborn, 3, 6, 12 months
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Knitters have requested this simple cardigan in fingering weight yarn. Plain stockinette with ribbed cuffs and lower edge with a garter edged hood, or a ribbed crew neck. It is suitable for girls or boys. Gauge is 28 sts to 4 inches.
In Shepherd Sock by Lorna’s Laces.

Sizes- preemie (newborn, 3, 6, 12) months.
Fits weight (approx.) 4 (7, 12, 16, 22) pounds.
Finished measurements:
Chest- 14 (16, 19, 22, 24) ins.
Length- 6½ (8, 9½, 11, 12) ins.

Materials- fingering weight yarn: approx. 334 (376, 498, 576, 715) yds.
24 inch circular needles sizes 3 and 1; double point needles sizes 3 and 1 or sizes required to get the gauge.
Scrap yarn, stitch markers, small safety pins, blunt darning needle.
4 to 6 buttons, ½ to 5/8 inch.

Gauge- using the larger needles in stockinette st, 28 sts equal 4 inches.