Verity Baby Cardigan by Sophie McKane

Verity Baby Cardigan

October 2018
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
27 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch with larger needles
US 1 - 2.25 mm
US 2 - 2.75 mm
437 - 656 yards (400 - 600 m)
3m (6m, 12m, 18m, 24m)
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Verity is a classical girl’s naming meaning “truth.” I think the romantic image it conjures is perfect for this delicate cardigan. I hope you have a special little girl in your life who will look perfect in this.

For a companion piece featuring cables, check out the Orlando Cardigan.

Verity is a top down, seamless knit. The lace panel keeps things interesting, while the straightforward seamless construction eliminates bulky seams. Knit in a light fingering weight yarn, the cardigan is a perfect layering piece for spring weather.

The Verity Baby Cardigan is inspired by traditional Nottinghamshire lacework. The beautiful detail makes it an heirloom knit for a treasured baby. I recommend mother of pearl buttons to complete the vintage look.

The pattern includes a full schematic. The lace panel is included both as a chart and as written instructions.

3 months (6m, 12m, 18m, 24m), to fit chest size 41 (43, 46, 48, 51) cm
Designed to fit with 11-14cm positive ease
To ensure an accurate fit, measure the child and choose a size that matches their chest rather than their age. Adjust length of body as needed, using the schematic.

Home Farm Wensleydales 4 Ply, 2 (2, 2, 2, 3) skeins in Burford Blue
OR approximately 280 (300, 340, 370, 410) metres light fingering weight yarn

This cardigan is worked seamlessly from the top down, beginning with a raglan increase yoke. A lace panel is worked down both fronts. Sts are held for sleeves and knitting continues on body; sleeves are worked in the round from the top down. Sts are picked up along fronts for button bands.

Neckband, final row, should read:
Next Row (WS): K22, pm, k1 (2, 3, 4, 5), pm, k16 (18, 18, 19, 20), pm, k37 (39, 39, 40, 41), pm, k16 (18, 18, 19, 20), pm, k1 (2, 3, 4, 5), pm, k to end.

Yoke, first row:
Row 1 (RS, inc): ​K1, work Lace Pattern from chart or written instructions, sm, k to 1 st before marker, m1r, k1, sm, k1, m1l 4 times, k to marker, sm, work Lace Pattern, k1. ​8 sts inc’d

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