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Papillon Baby Jacket

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Knit this jacket for a special little one in your life! The back features a knitted-in butterfly motif created completely out of cabled stitches. With a button front and adorable collar, this garment will be a huge hit at any baby shower. It is sized for 6 months, 12 months, 18 months, and 24 months babies, and the butterfly motif could easily be used to make squares sewn together to make a matching baby blanket. Pattern includes detailed instructions and illustrations for all pertinent knitting techniques. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Cables Chart Reading GAUGE In Reverse Stockinette Stitch, 20 stitches and 28 rows = 4". SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Baby Size 6 months (12 months, 18 months, 24 months) SUGGESTED YARN 430 yards of DK weight PREFERRED BRAND/YARN Brown Sheep Cotton Fleece COLORWAY Dusty Sage #380

Recommended with this pattern

  • 4 buttons
  • 430-645 yds of DK weight yarn
  • Size 6 (4 mm) knitting needles

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Melissa Leapman Designs
Melissa Leapman Designs
A widely-published designer, Melissa Leapman has published patterns in every premier needlecrafts publication in the country. Melissa is the author of several bestselling knitting and crocheting books. Recent titles are </i>Cables Untangled</i>, <i>Continuous Cables</i>, <i>Color Knitting the Easy Way</i>, <i>Mastering Color Knitting</i> and <i>Stashbuster Knits</i>. Her most recent book is <i>Knitting the Perfect Fit</i>, published by Random House/Potter Craft . It is a designer's exploration of how to use fully-fashioned shaping to create figure flattering sweaters. As a freelance designer, she has worked with leading ready-to-wear manufacturers and design houses in NYC. In addition, most American yarn companies commission Melissa to create designs to promote their new and existing yarns each season. She has been a featured guest on numerous television shows, is a popular guest blogger, and is the host of several Leisure Arts knitting and crocheting DVDs. Nationally, her workshops are popular with crafters of all levels.