This adorable pattern adorns the cover of Niños: A Collection of Kids' Knitwear Designs by Malabrigo. This simple top-down construction requires no seaming, easy color changes at the yoke and hem, and the added benefit of pockets for your little girl's treasures. Knit in worsted weight Rios, this will be a quick project to enjoy making. Malabrigo's Book 9 will not dissapoint with this great collection of kidswear for boys and girls, age 2-12.
Gift Kit includes Niños: A Collection of Kids' Knitwear Designs (pattern inside) and selected yarn. You will receive a full skein of CC1 & a half skein (105 yds) of CC2 as well as enough yarn for the Main Color. For Ball Winding services click here.
DESIGNER RECOMMENDED YARN: Rios by Malabrigo (100% Superwash Merino Wool; 100g/210yds): 2 (3, 3, 4, 4) Skeins MC as well as 1 skein each CC1 & CC2. Shown in Teal Feather, Natural & Glazed Carrot. The kettle-dye process creates variation within the yarn to create lots of depth and brilliance.
ALTERNATE YARN: NatureSpun Worsted by Brown Sheep Co (100% Wool; 100g/245yds): 2 (3, 3, 3, 4) Skeins MC as well as 1 skein each CC1 & CC2. NatureSpun Worsted comes many colors in solid-colored wool yarn. While it is not Superwash Merino Wool, the yarn has a wonderful hand and a lower price for the budget minded.
NEEDLES: Size US 7 / 4.5mm 16" & 24" circular needles & set Double Points, or size needed to obtain gauge
OTHER TOOLS: 4 Stitch Markers, Scrap yarn or stitch holders, tapestry needle
SKILL LEVEL: Advanced Beginner
GAUGE: 20 sts & 28 rows = 4" in stockinette stitch
SIZE: 2 (4, 6, 8, 10) years
FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: Chest 23.25 (25.25, 26.75, 28.5, 30)" x Length 13.75 (15.25, 116.5, 18, 19.5)"
YARDAGE: 735-1155 yds
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