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Haltermelon by Alana Dakos

NNK Press

PRE-ORDER any 2 colors
Lemongrass True Red & Ink
Pickle Lotus & Ink
Lemongrass Lotus & Ink
Lotus 617
Lemongrass 607
Sleet 635
Shell 606
Orchid 618
Hyacinth 640
Thistle 603
Periwinkle 634
Mediterranean 632
PRE-ORDER any 1 color
Pattern Only

Get your little one ready for summer with a whimsical summer classic that is simple and fun to work.  This halter top is worked in one piece from the bottom up with no seaming!  This pattern can easily be adapted into a plain child's summer top by simply knitting it in one color!  Haltermelon originally was published in Petite Purls online magazine. Due to its popularity, the pattern has been re-released in extended sizes 3Mo-6yrs!

Kit includes printed pattern, selected yarn & 1 button.  Please include your button selection in "Notes" at checkout, or we can select one for you, too.  

 Worsted Weight

DESIGNER RECOMMENDED YARN: Cotton Stria by Manos del Uruguay (100% Peruvian Cotton; 50g/116yds): 2 (2, 3) Skeins MC, 1 Skein CC + scrap of black yarn for seeds. This yarn has been discontinued.  Please select from the following yarns.

ALTERNATE YARN: Organic Cotton Worsted by Blue Sky Fibers (100% Certified Organic Cotton; 100g/150yds): 1 (2, 2) Skeins Main Color (MC), 1 Skein Contrasting Color (CC), & 10 yds black yarn for Solid Colors. Now available in solid colors only.  PRE-ORDER available for all colors.  Please choose 1 or 2 colors (Ink mini skein will be added to 2 color orders) 

NEEDLES: Size US 6 / 4mm 16" & 24" circular needles, or size needed to obtain gauge
OTHER TOOLS: Stitch holder, Stitch Markers, One medium button, tapestry needle
SKILL LEVEL: Advanced Beginner
GAUGE: 20 sts & 28 rows = 4" in stockinette stitch on size 6 needles

SIZE: 3/6/9/12MO ( 2T/3T/4T, 5/6) with 1" negative ease for a fitted bodice
FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: Chest- 15.5 (16.5, 17.25, 18.5, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24)" Length- 6.5 (7, 7.5, 8, 9, 9.5, 10, 10.5, 11)"
YARDAGE: 348-464 yds

Images courtesy of Alana Dakos/NNK Press. Yarn Photos by Blue Sky Fibers & Yarn Loop

Category: Baby, Child, Cotton, Dress, Halloween, summer, tee, Tunic, Worsted

Type: pattern

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