The cardigan is worked top-down and back and forth on a circular needle. In the beginning, only one number of stitches are given for all sizes but as the work progresses, separate number of stitches are given to every size.
Sizes: 1/2 (1) 2 (3) years.
Finished bust measurement: Approx. 55 (58) 61 (64) cm.
Finished length: Approx. 31 (34) 37 (40) cm.
Yarn: Snefnug from CaMaRose.dk. Snefnug consists of 55% Baby Alpaca, 35% cotton and 10% extra fine merinowool.
Yarn alternative: Stjernestøv held single, Midnatssol held double or Månestråle held double from CaMaRose.dk.
Yarn requirements Snefnug: 3 (3) 4 (4) skeins of Snefnug.
Yarn requirements Midnatssol (single color): 4 (4) 5 (5) skeins of Midnatssol.
Yarn requirements Midnatssol 3 shades: 6 (6) 6 (6) skeins total of Midnatssol. This is for all sizes. If you prefer to knit the cardigan in 3 shades (like the pink model) you will need 6 skeins total divided into the following colors: 9506 Lys Beige, 9520 Lys Pudder and 9500 Råhvid Midnatssol. The yarn requirements include yarn for one swatch!
Buttons: 5 buttons with Ø= 20 mm.
Suggested needle size: 5 mm circular needle (60 cm) or longer for the ribbing in the neck and 6 mm circular needle (60 cm) or longer for the yoke, the body and the sleeves. 5 mm double pointed needles for the pocket edges and the sleeve cuffs and 6 mm double pointed needles for the pockets.
Note! The needle sizes are for guidance only. Always choose the needle size that gives you the correct gauge. Making a swatch before casting on is recommended to ensure that you are using the needle size that will give you the right fit.
It is also recommended to use a row counter to help keep track of the rows.
Gauge: Approx. 13 sts x 24 rows = 10 cm x 10 cm in half fisherman’s rib with 6 mm needles. Approx. 15 sts x 22 rows = 10 cm x 10 cm over stockinette stitch with 6 mm needles.