Baby Caspian Cardigan Pattern

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For this pattern I used:

Yarn & Amounts: 1(2:2:2:3) 100g hank(s) of WYS Bluefaced Leicester DK – Undyed (100% British Bluefaced Leicester wool, 100g/225m/246yds) in shade A (001 Ecru) and
Oddment (about 20-30g) of Illustrious Naturals DK (75% Falkland wool and 30% British Alpaca, 100g/225m/245yds) in shade B (034 Pebble).

Metres for shade A: 225(450:450:450:675)m.

My Alternative Yarn Suggestions & Amounts: Illustrious Naturals DK 1(2:2:2:3) 100g hank(s) for shade A, or Mohair Tweed 3(5:5:5:7) 50g balls for shade A.

Needles: 3.25mm, 3.75mm and 4mm.

Notions: 6 buttons.

Gauge (tension): 22 stitches and 28 rows to 10cm/4ins square over stocking stitch using 4mm needles.

Measurements: 

To Fit (suggested):
Newborn 6-12 months 1-2 years 3-4 years 5-6 years
Actual Chest Measurement
46 52 59 65 71 cm
18 20½ 23¼ 25½ 27¾ ins
Length (from shoulder)
22 24 28 32 36 cm
11 12½ 14¼ ins
Sleeve Length
15 17 20 24 28 cm
6 11 ins

My design ideas and advice: This crew neck cardigan is perfect for a baby boy or a baby girl. I used my favourite rib stitch, which I have named after the hat I first used it on, the Caspian Hat – an aran weight hat and the Kura Hat – a DK weight hat. I also used it on the edging for the Sephora Jumper and the Capra Hat. I shall continue to use it again and again because I love it so!
On this baby cardigan I used it as detail on the fronts. I added two cute pockets too but these are easy to leave out if you wanted to.

Click on the following links for my How To videos that may help with this pattern: Click here for my Picking Up Stitches video!

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