Dasher

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A cute Christmas cardigan for a beloved little one.

The project is steeked, and features applied icord details. Short rows raise the back neck.

SIZE

To fit children of 1(2:3:4:5:6:7:8:9) years. See page 15 for finished measurements.

MATERIALS

3 colours of an even 4ply/ fingering weight yarn with approximately 374 metres/409 yards per 100g. You will need 3(3:4:4: 5:5:5:6:6) 50g skeins of main colour, and a 50g skein each of 2 contrast colours.

The pictured sample was made with King Cole Merino Blend 4ply in the Cranberry #703 (MC), Aran #46 (CC B), and Fern #854 (CC A) shades.

NEEDLES AND NOTIONS

3.25mm/US 3 needles for small and medium diameter knitting, and for flat knitting with long rows. Adjust needle size as necessary to achieve specified tension.

TENSION/GAUGE

28 sts and 36 rows/rounds per 10cm/4″ in blocked st-st.

32 sts and 32 rounds per 10cm/4″ in blocked stranded colourwork.