Tiny Stripes Cardigan + Vest by Purl Soho

Tiny Stripes Cardigan + Vest

Knitting
February 2017
Light Fingering ?
28 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches
in single row stripe stockinette stitch
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
375 - 540 yards (343 - 494 m)
3-6 (9-12, 12-18, 18-24) months
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MATERIALS

  • Yarn A: 1 skein of Purl Soho’s Line Weight, 100% merino wool. Each skein is 494 yards/ 100 grams; approximately210 (240, 270, 295) yards required. We used the color Heirloom White.
  • Yarn B: 1 skein of Purl Soho’s Linen Quill, 50% fine highland wool, 35% alpaca, and 15% linen. Each skein is 439 yards/ 100 grams; approximately 165 (195, 220, 245) yards required. We used Stillwater Blue for the Long-Sleeve version and Stonewall Gray for the Vest version.
  • US 3 (3.25 mm), 16-inch circular needles
  • Two US 1 (2.5 mm), 16-inch circular needles
  • A set of US 3 double pointed needles
  • A set of US 1 double pointed needles
  • Stitch markers, including one unique

GAUGE
28 stitches and 40 rounds = 4 inches in stockinette stripe pattern on larger needles

Note: Take special care to also get the correct round gauge (40 rounds = 4 inches) so that your sweater will end up well proportioned!

SIZES
3-6 (9-12, 12-18, 18-24) months

  • Finished chest circumference: 18¾ (19¾, 21, 22¼) inches
  • Finished length from shoulder to bottom edge: 10¾ (11¾, 12½, 13¼) inches
  • Finished length of armhole: approximately 3½ (3¾, 4, 4¼) inches
  • Finished length from cuff to underarm (Long-Sleeve version): 6 (6½, 7, 7½) inches

SAMPLES: Both the Long-Sleeve and Vest versions pictured here are size 3-6 months.