This sweet, summery set will remind you of sunshine and daisies – or dandelions! Lightweight pima cotton ensures your little one is cool and comfortable in the heat of the summer, and the little hat will protect their heads from sunburn. It’s perfect for spring, summer, and fall, especially when you add layers.
Dandelion Set Designed by Aubrey Busek
SIZES Sweater 6-12 mo (12-18 mo, 2-4 yrs, 4-6 yrs, 6-8 yrs) Shown in 12-18 mo size.
Hat Brim Circumference: 15½ (17¼, 18¾)” stretches to approx 17 (19, 21)” Length: 7½ (7½, 7¾)”
MATERIALS Fibra NaturaCotton True Sport(100% pima cotton; 50 g/197 yds) • 104 Lemon Ice –3 (3, 4, 4, 5) balls for set (Size 12-18 mo refer to pattern notes.) Needle: Ndl A - US Size 4 (3.5 mm) straight (or your preferred ndl for knitting flat) and set of DPNS (or your preferred ndl for knitting small circumferences in the rnd) or size needed to obtain gauge Ndl B - US Size 3 (3.25 mm) straight (or your preferred ndl for knitting flat) and set of DPNs (or your preferred ndl for knitting small circumferences in the rnd) Ndl C - US Size 2 (2.75 mm) DPNs (or your preferred ndl for knitting small circumferences in the rnd) Notions: Tapestry needle, stitch markers, stitch holder or waste yarn
GAUGE Sweater: 26 sts x 34 rows = 4” in Droplets patt with Ndl A Hat: 28 sts x 36 rnds = 4” in Droplets patt with Ndl B Save time, check your gauge.
PATTERN NOTES This sweater is knit in pieces from the bottom up and seamed. Stitches are picked up and worked in the round for the neck edging. The hat is knit in the round from the bottom up.
The 12-18 mo. size takes almost exactly 3 balls for the set. You may wish to purchase a 4th ball as insurance.