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The elusive “nalgar” (“raglan” spelled backwards) sleeve construction makes the Valley Yarns 568 Dianthus Baby Cardigan cardigan a fun, purl-free and nearly seamless knitting project. The luminous colors and great quality of BFL Fingering Hand-Dyed really makes this garment an heirloom. For a machine-washable option, check out Valley Yarns Franklin.
To fit child’s sizes: 0-3 mo (3-6 mo, 6-12mo, 12-24mo) (shown in smallest size)
Finished Measurements: 16 (18, 20, 22)” chest
Yarn: 1 skein Valley Yarns BFL Fingering Hand-Dyed (100% Blue Faced Leicester Wool, 100g/416yds) color Rose Gold
Needles: US size 5 (3.75mm) 32” circular needles or size needed to get gauge (specific length not crucial)
Gauge: 22 sts and 44 rows = 4” in garter stitch
This pattern is available as a PDF download or as a printed hard copy.