Treat the little one in your life to this elegant matching set! Clusters of bobbles decorate the hemline of the Baby Bloom Cardigan and Hat, making us think of little flowers blooming in springtime. Stockinette and garter stitch are perfect additions to the textured bobbles, making this set fab for photos! Bella Cash is super soft, easy to care for, and strong, making it an excellent yarn choice for fast moving babies and toddlers.
Hat Brim Circumference: 13¾ (15½, 17¼)” Height: 5¼ (6¼, 7¼)”
MATERIALS Universal Yarn Bella Cash (60% superwash fine merino, 30% nylon, 10% cashmere; 50g/230 yds) Cardigan • 118 Orchid – 2 (2, 3) balls Hat • 118 Orchid – 1 ball (all sizes) Needles: US Size 3 (3.25 mm) straight and set of DPNs (or your preferred needle for knitting small circumferences) or size needed to obtain gauge US Size 2 (2.75 mm) straight and set of DPNs (or your preferred needle for knitting small circumferences) Notions: Tapestry needle, stitch markers, 5 (6, 6) – ½” buttons, sewing needle and thread in similar color to yarn (for attaching buttons)
GAUGE 28 sts x 36 rows/rnds = 4" in Stockinette stitch (St st) with larger ndl Save time, check your gauge.
PATTERN NOTES The cardigan is knit flat in pieces from the bottom up and seamed. After assembling the body, stitches for the button bands and neckband are picked up and worked flat.
The hat is worked seamlessly in the round from the bottom up.