Whitman




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by Pam Allen

Whitman is the sweetest of striped garter stitch baby sweaters in our worsted weight Whimbrel. Knitted flat and seamed, with a buttoned shoulder. Machine washable, soft…the perfect thing for wee ones. The worsted weight means it'll whip up ever so quickly.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS:
20 (21, 21¾, 22¾, 23½)" [51 (53.5, 55, 58, 59.5) cm] chest circumference; to fit 3 (6, 12, 18, 24) months with approximately 4" [10 cm] positive ease

YARN:
whimbrel / 1 (1, 1, 2, 2) skeins tiller 733 (MC) / 1 (1, 1, 2, 2) skeins sail 701 (CC)

NEEDLES:
24" cirular in size US 7 [4.5 mm] / spare circular in size US 7 [4.5 mm]

GAUGE:
18 sts and 36 rows = 4" [10 cm] in garter stripe pattern, after blocking

SKILLS REQUIRED:
Long-tail and backward loop cast ons, three-needle bind off, mattress stitch, picking up stitches (links provided); increasing, decreasing.

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