Silver Birch by Sarah Cooke

Silver Birch

Knitting
March 2017
DK (11 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch using larger needle.
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
400 - 1000 yards (366 - 914 m)
3 months(6 months, 12 months, 1-1½, 1½-2, 3-4, 5-6 years)
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Perfect for keeping warm on chilly days, this classic hooded cardigan is suitable for both boys and girls and is available in sizes from 3 months to 6 years. It is knit seamlessly from the bottom up and features a simple drop shoulder construction and a fun to work cable design on the fronts, back and sleeves. Both charted and written instructions are provided for the cable pattern.

An adult sized version is also available: (Grown up) Silver Birch

Sizes: 3 months(6 months, 12 months, 1-1½, 1½-2, 3-4, 5-6 years)

Finished Chest Measurements: 18(19, 20, 22, 24, 26, 28.5) inches / 45.5(48, 51, 56, 61, 66, 72) cm

It is intended to be worn with approx. 2-3 inches / 5-7.5 cm positive ease. Choose a size that is 2-3 inches / 5-7.5 cm larger than the child’s actual chest measurement.

Skills Required:
Knit in the round (for the sleeves)
Cables
Pick up stitches
Three needle cast off (optional)

Yarn:
DK weight yarn 50g/115 yd skein x 4(4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9) skeins

Approx. 400(450, 550, 600, 700, 850, 1000) yards / 370(410, 500, 550, 640, 780, 920) m

Needles & Notions:
US 4 (3.5mm) circular needle and set of double pointed needles
US 6 (4mm) circular needle and set of double pointed needles
Cable needle
Yarn needle
1 stitch marker
3 stitch holders or waste yarn
4(5, 5, 5, 6, 6, 7) buttons (approx. 0.5 inch /
15 mm in diameter)