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Dirghagama baby cardigan

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I wanted to make a cardigan that would be the perfect baby shower gift to give to anyone expecting a little girl. Originally made for the baby of a lovely lady, who studies the Dīrgha Āgama, this had to be the name of the pattern as well. I have made a new version in sizes 3 months till 8 years in DK/8-ply yarn - see Dirghagama girl cardigan for sale The pattern is made to fit a 6 months old baby (using the Craft Yarn Council's measurements), but of course babies are born different sizes. So, maybe it will fit from birth for a large baby or maybe it will fit from 1 year for a very small baby. I made it this particular size so that there is a relatively big chance of it fitting most babies at some point in their first year. I hope you enjoy knitting this quick and simple 1 ball project and I am looking forward to seeing your versions of it :-) BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY m1 yo k2tog p2tog GAUGE The gauge in stockinette is 12 stitches per 10cm / 4" after blocking. SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS 45cm (18") circumference chest x 23cm (9") long and after blocking: 48cm (19") circumference chest x 23 cm (9") long SUGGESTED YARN 120 yards of Bulky weight PREFERRED BRAND/YARN Rowan Purelife British Sheep Breeds Chunky COLORWAY Blue Faced Leicester

Recommended with this pattern

  • 6mm/US10 circular needle
  • 100g bulky yarn
  • 6 stitch markers

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Eddie's Room
Eddie's Room
I'm a programmer, academic and teacher, who loves anything archaeology and history related. I'm fairly new to designing my own knit-wear, which has grown out of a love for un-patterns and recipes. I love working in the round and working two identical items in one go.