We think it's hilarious how babies sometimes look like old geezers - so we created this shawl-collared grandpa sweater for your grouchy little old man! Suit him or her up and no matter how grumpy, your child will be stylish. And YES, despite reasonable common-sense notions, babies DO require pockets to store their tiny little pipes, and patches to prevent them from wearing holes through the elbows of their cardigans after years of use!
|sizing||0-6 mo (6-12 mo, 12-24 mo, 3-4 yrs)
Finished Chest: 21" (22", 23.5", 25")
Back of neck to cuff: 11" (11.5", 12.75", 15")
Arm length from underarm: 5.5" (6", 7.5", 10")
|materials||worsted weight yarn
Main Colour: 220 (260, 320, 380) yds
Contrast Colour: 110 (140, 200, 220) yds
sample shown in Madelinetosh Vintage in 'twig' and 'grove'
|gauge||20 sts / 4" in stockinette stitch
(using larger needles)
|suggested needles||US #7 / 4.5mm and US #6 / 4.0 mm (or as req'd to meet gauge) 24" circular and double pointed needles in each size|
|notes||Pattern includes techniques such as provisional cast-on, picking up stitches, and short-row shaping.|
Gramps is available individually, or as part of the collection 9 Months of Knitting.
buy gramps cardigan pattern $6 USD
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