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Baby kimono

Baby kimono

This fine cashmere jacket doesn't cost the world - it is so small.

Size: 62, 68 and 74.

Instructions are given for first size. Figures in parentheses refer to larger sizes. When only one figure is given, it applies to all sizes.

Materials: Baruffa "Cashmere" (100% cashmere, approx. 108 m/25 g): 100 (100-150) g in Grigio Chiaro, col 013, and 25 g in Verdazzurro Opaco, col 009; size 4 mm needles; spool knitter.

Seed Stitch: K1, p1; on foll rows, knit all purl sts, purl all knit sts.

Child’s cabled sweater

Child’s cabled sweater

Sweater for baby

SIZES

To fit age: 0-6mths[6-12mths:1-2yrs:2-3yrs:4-5yrs:6-7yrs]

To fit chest: 41[46:51:56:61:66]cm (16[18:20:22:24:26]in)

Actual measurement: 45[51:55:60:65:70]cm (17.75[20:21.75:23.75:25.5:27.5]in)

Length to shoulder: 24[28:32:38:42:48]cm (9.5[11:12.5:15:16.5:19]in)

Child's jacket

Hand knitted baby jacket

Hand knitted baby jacket

SIZES

To fit age: 0-6mths[6-12mths:l-2yrs:3-4yrs:5-6yrs]

Actual size: 43[52:58:65:72]cm (17[20.5:22.75:25.5:28.25]in)

Length: 26[28:32:34:38]cm (10.25[11:12.5:13.25:14.75]in)

Sleeve length: 16[18:20:24:28]cm (6.25[7:7.75:9.5:11]in)

Round neck sweater

Round neck sweater

WRAP YOUR child up warm in a cosy handknit jumper - you know they’ll appreciate it, even if they don’t always show it! These classic diamond cables add texture and interest to a simple raglan sweater, and you can choose between a round neck or polo neck. Sirdar’s Supersoft Aranyarn is ideal for children’s knits. It’s soft on their skin but easy to wash and care for, no matter how grubby they get! The yarn comes in 23 colours, from baby pastels to these rich shades.

SIZE AND YARN: look after the description

NEEDLES & ACCESSORIES

1 pair 5mm (UK 6/US 8) knitting needles

1 pair 4mm (UK 8/US 6) knitting needles