Baby Colorwork Cardigan by Purl Soho

Baby Colorwork Cardigan

Knitting
February 2011
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
28 stitches and 39 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch with larger needles
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
2.25 mm (B)
288 - 576 yards (263 - 527 m)
Newborn (6 Months, 1 Year, 2 Years)
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MATERIALS

  • Main Color: 2 (2, 3, 4) skeins of Purl Soho’s Posy, 75% superwash merino, 15% cashmere, and 10% nylon. Each skein is 159 yards/ 50 grams; approximately 245 (310, 395, 510) total yards required.
  • Contrast Colors A, B, C, and D: 1 skein of Posy. Each skein is approximately 159 yards/ 50 grams; approximately 10 (10, 15, 15) yards of A and B; 10 yards of C; and 5 yards of D required.

We used the following colors…

6-MONTH SIZE

  • Main Color, Mourning Dove
  • Contrast Color A, Maple Wood; Color B, Pink Papaya; Color C, Azalea Glow; Color D, Pink Nectar

2-YEAR SIZE

  • Main Color, Drizzle Gray
  • Contrast Color A, Blue Dusk; Color B, Bellflower Blue; Color C, Cloudless Sky; Color D, Heirloom White

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GAUGE
28 stitches and 39 rows = 4 inches in stockinette stitch, using larger needles

SIZES
Newborn (6 Months, 1 Year, 2 Years)

Finished Chest Circumference: 17 (19, 21, 23) inches
Finished Body Length From Bottom Edge To Underarm: 5 (6, 7, 8½) inches
Finished Body Length From Bottom Edge To Top Of Shoulder: 8½ (9¾, 11, 12¾) inches
Finished Sleeve Length: 5½ (6, 7, 9) inches

SAMPLES: The sweaters pictured here are sizes 6 Months and 2 Years.