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This sporty little jacket will make your child a standout in any arena! It features a simple diagonal stripe pattern on
the body contrasted with wider vertical stripes of the sleeves, and a kimono-style front closure with 2 outside buttons and one inside. Easy drop-shoulder construction allows for quick finishing too. And because of the front overlap, you can make it fit a growing baby longer simply by moving the buttons to allow more room.
This model was made in Vespera by Southwest Trading Company (100% hand dyed merino wool); 50 g/1.75 oz per ball; 163 yds/150 m); shown in size 12 months.
Ages: 6 (12, 18, 24) months
Finished Chest Sizes: 20 (21¼ , 22¼ , 24)”/51 (54, 57, 61) cm
Gauge: 28 sts and 32 rows per 4” (10 cm) in stranded pattern on larger needles.
Needles: Size 6 US (4.0 mm) 16” circular needles for body, or size you need to get gauge. You’ll also need a 16” or 24” circular needle 2 sizes smaller for the edgings. So if you get gauge with a size 6, your edging needle will be a size 4. As always, do a gauge swatch before you start to ensure that your finished project will be a success.
Yarn: MC: (teal) 270 (320, 345, 390) yds; CC (dark blue): 180 (210, 230, 260) yds.
Notions: 3 buttons (3/8”)(2 for outside, 1 for inside), 6 stitch markers, tapestry needle & scissors.