Aug 29, 2014

Free Knitting Pattern: toddler dress

Free Knitting Pattern: toddler dress. Click here for a free pattern page
Level: intermediate
Size
18 months [2T, 3T, 4T]
Size shown: 18 months

Finished Measurements
Chest: 20 [21, 22, 23] inches Length:17½ [18¼, 20½, 22¾] inches
Materials
Cascade Yarns Venezia Worsted [70% merino wool, 30% silk; 219 yards/199 meters per 3.5 ounce/100 gram hank];
#8400 Charcoal Heather (MC); 2 [2, 3, 3] hanks
#129 Lavender (CC); 1 hank for all sizes
Scrap yarn in worsted weight for provisional cast-on and to hold sleeve stitches.
Recommended needle sizes
US #6/4.0 mm 24 inch circular needle
US #6/4.0 mm dpns
US F/3.5 mm crochet hook


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Aug 28, 2014

Free Knitting pattern: Child's Ballerina Sweater


Free Knitting Pattern: Petite Ballerina sweater (totally adorable). Click here for a full pattern page
Level: intermediate

Size
2 [4, 6, 8, 10]
Size shown: 4 yrs
Finished Measurements
Chest: 21½ [23½, 26, 27, 29½] inches Length: 12½ [14, 15½, 17, 18½] inches
Materials
Elann.com, Callista [50% Viscose/25% Cotton/25% Linen; 130 yards/118 meters per 1.75 ounce/50 gram skein];
#3206 Ballet Pink; 5 [5, 6, 6, 7] skeins
Note: This is currently a discontinued yarn, however any sport weight yarn will easily substitute. I used this yarn as it is a perfect color match for “Capezio Pink”, the color preferred by dance studios. Alternative yarns include:
Elann.com Sonata
Knit Picks Comfy Sport Yarn
Knit Picks Shine Sport Yarn
Knit Picks Simply Cotton Sport Yarn
Recommended needle sizes
US #4/3.5 mm straight needles or 24 inch circular needle