0-6 mo (6-12 mo, 1-2 yrs, 2-4 yrs, 4-6 yrs, 6-8 yrs, 8-10 yrs,Â Adult XS, S, M, L, XL-XXL, 3XL-4XL, 5XL)
Finished Chest Measurement: 24.5 (25.5, 26.5, 28.6, 30.5, 32.5, 34.5,Â 38.5, 41.5, 44.5, 48.5, 56.5, 66.5, 72.5â€Â)
We recommend using a blend of fingering yarn + mohair lace weight, but if you substitute we suggest using a DK weight yarn.
Sock or fingering weight yarn held with lace weight mohair yarn - yardage given is for COMBINED yarn; so if your size calls for 600 yds, it requires 600 yds of the sock weight yarn, plus 600 yds of lace weight mohair yarn.
Cropped length: 200 (220, 240, 300, 350, 400, 450,Â 550, 600, 650, 750, 900, 1100, 1300) yards
Regular length: 225 (250, 300, 350, 400, 450, 500,Â 600, 650, 750, 850, 1050, 1250, 1450) yards
(Samples shown inÂ La Bien AimÃ©e Merino SinglesÂ in â€˜rustâ€™ withÂ La Bien AimÃ©e Mohair SilkÂ in â€˜undergrowthâ€™, andÂ Rainbow Heirloom Solo LightÂ in â€˜driftwoodâ€™ withÂ Rainbow Heirloom Kidsilk CloudÂ in â€˜sweet dreamsâ€™.)
We suggest choosing a size with between 4 and 12â€Â positive ease relative to your chest measurement.
Nina is wearing a cropped size M (44.5â€Â) with 7.5â€Â positive ease.
Aimee is wearing a cropped size XL-XXL (56.5â€Â) with 10â€Â positive ease.
16 sts & 24 rounds / 4â€Â in stockinette using larger needles
US #7 / 4.5mm & US #10 / 6.0mm
(or as required to meet gauge)
0-6 mo - 4 yrs: 16â€Â circulars and DPNs in each size*
4 yrs - XS: 16â€Â and 24â€Â circulars, and DPNs in each size*
S - XXL: 16â€Â and 32â€Â circulars, and DPNs in each size*
3XL - 5XL: 16â€Â and 40â€Â circulars, and DPNs in each size*
Alternatively you can use theÂ magic loop techniqueÂ to knit in the round using a single long circular needle.
stitch markers, darning needle