New Arrival Overalls by Little Yarns

New Arrival Overalls

Knitting
March 2019
Aran (8 wpi) ?
17.5 stitches and 21 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
137 - 328 yards (125 - 300 m)
Newborn, 3m, 6m, 12m, 18m, 24m
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The New Arrival Overalls came into being due to the fact I am expecting my first baby at the end of Autumn and wanted something cute, warm and practical to dress her in. I also wanted something that worked up quickly without any tricky techniques so that it was a relaxing project that did not take too long.

The New Arrival Overalls are cast on and worked in rows for the front before additional stitches are cast on and joined in the round for the waistband. There is gentle increase shaping through the bottom before the legs are separated and worked one at a time. The straps are made last and stitched on. You may choose to leave them plain or to add the ruffles as I did. Whatever you choose, I hope you agree that the New Arrival Overalls are a fast, satisfying knit and that you are happy with the cute finished product – I know I am!

Sizes: Newborn, 3m, 6m, 12m, 18m, 24m
To fit chest: 15 (16, 17, 18, 19, 20)“ or 38 (40.5, 43, 45.5, 48.5, 51) cm.

Stitches used:
k = knit
p = purl
yo = yarn over
k2tog = knit two stitches together
WS = wrong side
RS = right side
pm = place marker
m = marker
slm = slip marker
kfb = knit front and back
M1L = make one left; pick up the bar between the stitch you knit and the one you’re about to knit, bringing the needle from front to back. Then knit into the back of the stitch.
M1R = make one right; pick up the bar between the last stitch you knit and the one you’re about to knit, bringing the needle from the back to the front. Then knit into the front of this stitch.
st = stitches
CO = Cast On
BO = Bind Off

This pattern has been tech edited and test knitted by wonderful testers. They are: clemons3781, Liseannerowe, maschinistin, MustBeThurs, dreadpirate, SleepyMamaDragon, and thisFrancy.