The Small Things Sweater is a timeless design for babies knit from top down with a clever self-border edge and slipped stitch details. This seamless design includes 7 sizes (NB-2T) and 4 finishing styles including the option to for bunting style fold-over mitts! Pattern is appropriate for advanced beginners.
Sizes NB (3 months, 6 months, 12 months, 18 months, 24 months, 2T)
Finished and Blocked Measurements: Pattern is written with about 1â€ of positive ease in the chest.
Chest: 16â€ (17â€, 18â€, 19â€, 20â€, 21â€ 22â€) Neck Width: 3â€ (3Â½â€, 3Â½â€, 3Â¾â€, 3Â¾â€, 4Â¼â€, 4Â¼â€) Sleeve: 4â€ (5â€, 6â€, 6Â½â€, 7, 7Â½â€, 8â€) Length: 8Â½â€ (9Â½â€, 10Â½â€, 11Â½â€, 12Â½â€, 13Â½â€, 14Â½â€)
Materials Yarn: In worsted to aran weight yarn you will need approximately 225 (240, 270, 310, 350, 390, 430) yards.
Needles: Double pointed needles (or needles appropriate for your preferred method of small circumference circular knitting) and a circular needle in US size 8 (or size required to obtain gauge). For sizes up to 12 months, a 16â€ length will work well. A 24â€ length will work better for the larger sizes.
Additionally, double pointed needles two sizes smaller than that required to obtain gauge will be necessary if you wish to knit the Eyelet Ruffle or the Grow-With-Me Ribbed cuffs.
Notions: Scrap yarn, 4 stitch markers, 2 buttons about Â¾â€ - 1â€ in diameter, darning needle for weaving in ends.
Gauge In unblocked stockinette stitch 19 sts and 24-25 rows = 4â€ using the larger needle size.