Put your passion in your fashion!
They provide us with the best fibre known to humankind, so of course knitters love sheep! Share that love with a special child in your life by gifting them this adorable cardigan.
Yes, it’s knitted from the top down in the round. Yes, it is seamless. This is a very pleasurable knit!
To fit children of 1(2:3:4:5:6:7: 8:9) years. The finished chest measurements include 8–10cm/3–3¾” of ease.
2 colours of a 4ply/fingering weight yarn with approximately 350 metres/380 yards per 100g. You will need 1½(1½:2:2:2:2½:2½:2½:3) 100g skeins of your main colour, and 50g of your contrast colour.
The pictured sample was made with Blacker ‘Tamar Lustre Blend 4ply’ in the Tresillian (main colour) and Ottery (contrast colour) shades.
3.25mm/US 3 needles for small and medium diameter knitting. Adjust needle size as necessary to achieve specified tension.
5(5:6:6:6:7:7:7:8) 12mm/½” buttons.
26 sts and 34 rows/rounds per 10cm/4″ in blocked st-st and k2, p2 rib.
28 sts and 34 rounds per 10cm/4″ in blocked stranded colourwork.