Carnaby kid by Lori Versaci

Carnaby kid

Knitting
June 2015
Sport (12 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
400 - 1050 yards (366 - 960 m)
2 (4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14) years
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ALSO AVAILABLE FOR ADULTS AND BABIES

The original Carnaby Street was inspired by my trip to London in 1968, Carnaby Street. Now it is available for kids! Its relaxed, retro feel and reverse color-work and illusion of shaping makes it interesting – both to look at and to knit. Kids 2 to 14 will love having such a fun knit!

Shown in fathom (blue) and citrus (orange).

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
CHEST (Approx 2”/5cm + ease)
23 ¾ (25, 27 ¼, 28 ¾, 30 ¼, 32 ¼, 33 ¾)”/ 60.5 (63.5, 69, 73, 77, 82, 85.5)cm
LENGTH
12 ¼ (13 ¼, 14 ¾, 15 ¾, 18 ¼, 20 ¼, 21 ¾)”/
31 (33.5, 37.5, 40, 46.5, 51.5, 55)cm

YARN
* Madelinetosh Tosh Sport 100% merino wool: 1 (1, 2, 2, 2, 2, 3) skeins of color A and color B
or
* Traditional DK or Sport weight yarn: approx 200 (250, 300, 350, 400, 475, 525) yds/ (175, 225, 275, 325, 375, 425, 475)m sport weight yarn of color A and color B

NEEDLES and NOTIONS

  • Size 6 US/ 4mm straight and 16-inch circular needles, or size to obtain gauge
  • Stitch markers or waste yarn

GAUGE
22 sts and 30 rows = 4”/ 10cm in St st (blocked). Take time to check gauge.

CONSTRUCTION
The front, back and sleeves are worked separately from the bottom-up, blocked and joined. Stitches are picked up along neckline and worked.