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Basic Baby Cardigan
June 21 2014
June 25 2014
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Basic Baby Cardigan
Basic Baby Cardigan by Alana Dakos
Baby Soltero #2
Needles & yarn
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
Anzula For Better or Worsted
1.45 skeins = 290.0 yards (265.2 meters), 166 grams

Such a fun and easy little pattern!

I made a few mods in order to make the sweater a smidge bigger. I omitted the shaping and cast on a couple extra sts for the back and sides then knit straight. I extended the yoke to 4” before binding off. Because I did a longer yoke I was able to decrease every right side row on the sleeve cap until the right number of sts remained.

I was using yarn leftover from an upcoming design project for this piece so I did the button bands first because I thought I might run out of yarn. I ended up having to unravel my swatch to finish the collar!

I brought this sweater with me to California and had to sew on buttons in the car on my way to see my friend. But it was totally worth it!

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June 21 2014
June 25 2014
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by Anzula
80% Merino, 10% Nylon, 10% Cashmere goat
200 yards / 114 grams

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  • Project created: June 21, 2014
  • Finished: June 25, 2014
  • Updated: June 28, 2014