PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS NOT A FINISHED GARMENT. THIS IS A PATTERN, i.e. INSTRUCTIONS TO MAKE THE GARMENT. This listing is for a PDF pattern containing directions to knit the Powder Blue Cardigan. The pattern will be available for download as soon as your payment clears (You will not receive a physical paper copy of the pattern. You will receive an email with a link to download the file). Please not that if you pay via eCheck on Paypal, it can take 3-5 days for your payment to be confirmed by Paypal.
This lovely bonnet is designed to be gender-neutral and practical, and the worsted weight yarn it calls for makes it a very quick knit. Perfect for those last minute baby shower gifts or for a quick project when you are in the mood for instant gratification :)
This design really makes beautiful yarn sing. Use solids for an elegant, understated look, or use semi-solids or variegated yarns for a more playful effect.
CONSTRUCTION: This bonnet is knit seamlessly and features an easy textured stitch. The front of the bonnet is knit flat; the crown is knit in the round. An attached I-cord and I-cord ties are worked on the neck portion.
SKILLS REQUIRED: cast on, knitting, purling, decreasing, knitting in the round, working twisted stitches (optional, link to video tutorial provided), working I-cord and attached I-cord (explanations provided), yarn over.
SIZES: Newborn (Baby, Toddler) i.e. approximately: 0-3mo (3-12mo, 12-24mo) For head circumference up to: 16 (18, 19) inches or 40.5 (45.5, 48) cm.
YARN REQUIREMENTS: Approximately 80 (90, 120) yds or 73 (82, 110) meters of worsted weight yarn.
NEEDLES: US 8 or 5mm straight or circular needles or size needed to match textured stitch gauge. US 6 or 4mm straight or circular needles (i.e. 2 sizes smaller) for ribbing. 1 set of US 8 or 5mm dpns for crown of hat or size needed to match stockinette stitch gauge. Two US 6 or 4mm dpns (i.e. 2 sizes smaller) for I-cord.
NOTIONS: tapestry needle 1 marker
GAUGE: 22 sts x 36 rows = 4 inches or 10cm in textured stitch, after blocking 18 sts x 26 rounds = 4 inches or 10cm in stockinette stitch in the round, after blocking
Apr 11, 2017 by Susan Tebbutt
I am a beginner and was able to knit this up in a few evenings. Made a quick and beautiful baby gift. Excellent directions in the pattern!
Mar 28, 2017 by Jenny Myers
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