Tiny Shadow Box by Joan Forgione

Tiny Shadow Box

Knitting
April 2016
Aran (8 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 29 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch with larger needles
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
215 - 395 yards (197 - 361 m)
6 months (1, 2, 4, 6) years
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A small burst of color flashes along with your little sprite in the Tiny Shadow Box cardigan and hat set. Play with color using simple slip-stitch colorwork to add a “pop” to the yoke of this classic.

Construction Notes:
The cardigan is constructed from the bottom up. The sweater begins with the body knit to the underarms. The sleeves are knit separately in the round. Body and sleeves are joined before the colorwork yoke is knit to complete the cardigan. The hat is knit in the round.

Sizing:
Cardigan
Chest circumference: 21 (22, 23, 24, 25)” 52.5 (54.7, 58.1, 60.3, 62.5)cm
Shown in size 2 ~ 23” / 58.1cm
Hat
Head circumference: 16½ (18, 20)” 41.9 (45.7, 50.8)cm
Shown in size 18” / 45.7cm

Skills Used:

  • knitting in the round
  • decreasing
  • short rows
  • reading charts (optional)
  • picking up stitches
  • grafting (weaving) stitches

Yarn requirements:
Cardigan

  • 2 (2, 2, 3, 3) skeins (MC)
  • 1 skein (CC)

or

  • 215 (250, 360, 445, 516) yds 195 (229, 328, 405, 472)m worsted weight (MC)
  • 13 (14, 15, 17, 17) yds 12 (13, 14, 15, 15)m worsted weight (CC)

Hat

  • 1 skein (MC)
  • 1 skein (CC)

or

  • 38 (50, 65) yds 35 (46, 60)m worsted weight (MC)
  • 14 (15, 17) yds 13 (14, 15)m worsted weight (CC)

If making the cardigan and the hat, you will need The Knitting Boutique Anacostia Worsted in the following quantities:

  • 2 (2, 3, 3, 3) skeins (MC)
  • 1 skein (CC)

Tech edited by Eleanor Dixon.

❤️Thank you to my testers: Polly, Carrie, Susanne, Jennifer, Ann, Saundra, Karen & Cori. Your knitting and your patience was a blessing to me.
❤️Thank you to my tech editor, Eleanor. Couldn’t do it without you!
❤️Thanks to Dianna and The Knitting Boutique for supplying the beautiful yarn and choosing just the right colors.