Snap

$8.00 USD

Snap is a fun little knit that is quick and seamless. It is knitted sideways using short rows to create the A-line shape and finished off with a big snap or button (with a hidden snap underneath).

Skills Needed

General knitting skills plus Kitchener stitch and short row shaping. The “shadow wrap” method of short-row shaping is written into the instructions but you may use a different method if you prefer.

Size

S: 3–6 months (M: 6–12 months, L: 18 months, XL: 24 months)

Finished Measurements

  • Chest: 16 (18, 20, 22)"

  • Length at center back: 10 (11, 12.5, 13.5)"

Materials

Yarn Options

  • 3 (3, 4, 5) skeins Big Bad Wool “Weepaca” (50% fine washable merino / 50% baby alpaca, 95 yds/50 gram), or

  • 3 (3, 4, 5) skeins Be Sweet “Bambino” (hand dyed 70% organic cotton, 30% bamboo, 50g/95 yds), or

  • 250 (285, 350,450) yds any dk weight yarn that gets gauge. Keep in mind that you can tweak the garment size by using a bigger or smaller gauge to get a bigger or smaller cardigan

Needles

  • US 6 circ 29" long (straight needles will also work)

  • US 6 or smaller to use as st holders

Change needle size if necessary to obtain correct gauge

Notions

  • Large metal or sew-on snap

  • Large button to conceal snap (optional)

  • Tapestry needle for Kitchener st

Gauge

20 sts and 28 rows = 4" in St st.

 
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