Openwork Baby Sweater by Things to knit inside The Sewing Box 12

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This baby sweater reflects the essence of its designer Irene (Things to knit), who likes soft colours, clean lines and very basic points, and who has a minimalist and simple style. To create this garment, you need to be familiar with the openwork stitch.

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Pattern detailsFinished measurementsDesigner & contributors
320 (340, 360) m / 349 (372, 394) yards. De Rerum Natura Albertine (200 m / 219 yards – 50 g). 90% wool – 10% silk. Sample shown in color way Orgeat
2.50 mm / US 1,5 and 2.25 mm / 1 US circular needle with a cable length of at least 80 cm (or needle size to obtain gauge)
Optional: you can use dpns or shorter cable needles if you’d rather not use the magic loop technique
9 x 8 cm (3,5 x 3,15”) = 24 sts and 40 rnds worked in openwork stitch (flat knitting) after blocking
6 buttons

Newborn (1-3 months, 3-6 months)
Chest: 44 (46, 48) cm – 17 (18, 18,8)”
Body length from underarm: 14 (15.5, 16.5) cm – 5.5 (6, 6.5)”
Body length neck to rib: 22 (24, 26) cm – 8.7 (9.4, 10.2)”
Arm length to underarm: 14 (15.5, 16.5) cm -5.5 (6, 6.5)”

Design: Things to knit
Editing: Anabel García-Plata and Roberto Hinojo
Artistic direction and layout: Clara Palomero
Marketing and advertising: María Isabel Ortega and Marta Páez

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