Buttercup Baby by Elissa Sugishita

Buttercup Baby

Knitting
September 2006
DK (11 wpi) ?
27 stitches and 37 rows = 4 inches
in cable pattern on large needles
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
3.25 mm (D)
3.5 mm (E)
3.75 mm (F)
1260 - 1800 yards (1152 - 1646 m)
18 (21½, 25)" chest circumference, to fit 3 to 9 months (9 to 18 months, 18 to 24 months)
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This pattern is available from interweave.com for $6.50.

Interweave SKU: EP0805

Pattern Description from Interweave Online Store: “This designer created this adorable baby/toddler set to be a challenging, yet quick, project. The pieces incorporate both knitting and crochet in a highly technical construction, but the result is true heirloom quality.”

Finished Size: 18 (21½, 25)“ chest circumference, to fit 3 to 9 months (9 to 18 months, 18 to 24 months). Garment shown measures 21½”.

Yarn: Steinbach Wolle Golden Baby (100% superwash merino; 180 yd (165 m)/ oz (50 g); CYCA #3 light): #004 light yellow; dress 5 (6, 7) balls; pants 2 (2, 3) balls. Yarn distributed by Aurora Yarns.

Yarn weight: #3 - Light

Gauge:

  • 27 sts and 37 rows = 4” in cable patt on larger needles.
  • 32 sts and 15 rows = 4” in V-shell patt using smallest hook.

Needles: Hooks: Sizes D/3 (3.25 mm), E/4 (3.5 mm), and F/5 (3.75 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge. Needles: Sizes 2 (2.75 mm) and 3 (3.25 mm). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions: Cable needle (cn); tapestry needle; 6 (7, 8) 3/8” buttons for dress; 3/8” elastic for pants; 2 stitch holders.

Originally Published: Interweave Crochet, Fall 2006