Dahlia Baby Sweater by Jen Dwyer

Dahlia Baby Sweater

March 2018
DK (11 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 18.5 rows = 4 inches
in sc
4.25 mm (G)
5.0 mm (H)
245 - 539 yards (224 - 493 m)
0-6 mos., 6-12 mos., 12-24 mos., 2T
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The Dahlia Baby sweater is a very textured crochet pattern for babies. It features a circular yoke with a back slit button closure to accommodate baby’s head.

Worked up in cotton or superwash merino wool yarn, it is easily adapted for all seasons. Instructions include both short and long sleeve options.

Pattern includes links to 4 videos to help you along the way.

Supplies: ruler, stitch markers, tapestry needle, G (4.5mm)and H hooks (5.0mm)
DK weight yarn

0-6 months: 18 inch finished chest circumference (245/308 yds)
6-12 months: 20 inch finished chest circumference (293/373 yds)
12-24 months: 22 inch finished chest circumference (374/ 477 yds)
2T: 24 inch finished chest circumference (428/ 539 yds)

The Dahlia child/adult pattern is also available http://bit.ly/2G7SsGc. It features sizes child 4 to women’s 3X. It is similar to this pattern, only without the back slit.

Child pictured is a petite 9 year old wearing size 6 with 3-4 inches of ease (she wears a size 7 in most clothes).