This project was submitted by one of our readers, just like you.
Baby Wheat Cardigan
"This sweater was inspired by our first summer here in our new home in Montana. Being a New England girl, I had never seen field of wheat before. If you haven’t, IT IS BEAUTIFUL. It can be totally mesmerizing too in the wind. It almost like waves of water. I wanted to capture that in a sweater for my preemie daughter to wear over her Sunday church outfits. It gets very cold here in winter so layers are super important, hence the cardigan. I specifically chose a super soft fingering weight yarn that would keep her warm without overheating her. A nice light layer."
Knitting Needle Size1 or 2.25 mm, 2 or 2.75 mm, Double-Pointed Knitting Needles (DPNs)
Yarn Weight(1) Super Fine (27-32 stitches to 4 inches)
Gauge32sts & 40 rows to make 10cm square, using size 2(US) 3mm needles
Finished SizeSize: 0-3m, 3-6m (6-12m, 12m) 18m, 24m - Chest Measurement: 41, 44 (47, 50) 52, 54 cm
- Approximately 2, 2 (3, 3) 4, 4 balls of KnitPick Capretta (230y/50g)
- 7 3/8in buttons
- yarn needle
- stitch markers
- 1(US) 2.5mm & 2(US) 3mm straight and dpn
Read NextOversized Bobble Sweater