This boy's cardigan utilizes 2 different colors of yarn, 1 highly varigated for the body of the jacket. Kit from the bottom up and seamed at the shoulders, this cardigan is of warm merino wool for ages 2-10 with button accents, some functional and some decorative.
The Aviator is part of Malabrigo's book collection of children's clothing. This pattern is the perfect introduction to the book with many more beautiful patterns ranging from beginner to advanced knitting.
Gift Kit includes Niños: A Collection of Kids' Knitwear Designs, Book 9 from Malabrigo (pattern included) and selected yarn.
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DESIGNER RECOMMENDED YARN: Rios by Malabrigo (100% Superwash Merino Wool; 100g/210yds): 2 (2, 3) Skeins in Main Color (MC) & 2 Skeins in Contrasting Color (CC). Shown in Candombe & Paris Night
NEEDLES: Size US 6 / 4mm 24" circular needle and set of Double Points, or size needed to obtain gauge
OTHER TOOLS: Stitch Markers, Stitch holders or waste yarn, Removable stitch markers, Tapestry needle, 11 (13, 15) buttons
SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate Advanced
GAUGE: 22 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches in Stockinette Stitch
SIZE: 2 (4-6, 8-10)
FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: Chest 23.75 (25.5, 28.25, 30.75, 32.75)" & Length 15 (16, 18, 20, 22)"
YARDAGE: 840-1050 yds