YARN 

Fingering / 4-ply weight yarn with good elasticity, wool or wool blends are ideal. 

Shown in Rowan Pure Wool 4ply (100% Superwash wool, 174 yds/159m, 1.76oz/50g) in the following colours and amounts: 

Main Colour (MC): 300[365, 425, 470] (540, 575, 605)yds / 275[335, 390, 430] (495, 525, 555)m 

Yoke Background (CC1): 45[45, 50, 50] (50, 55, 60)yds / 40[40, 45, 45] (45, 50, 55)m 

Birds (CC2): 20[20, 20, 20] (20, 25, 25)yds / 20[20, 20, 20] (20, 25, 25)m 

Yoke Border (CC3): 40[40, 45, 50] (50, 55, 60)yds / 35[35, 40, 45] (45, 50, 55)m 

6–9 month size 

Main Colour (MC) — #419 Avocado 

Yoke Background (CC1) — #451 Porcelaine 

Birds (CC2) — #455 Blue Iris 

Yoke Border (CC3) — #450 Eau de Nil 

3–6 month size 

Main Colour (MC) — #402 Shale Grey 

Yoke Background (CC1) — #454 Yellow Gerbera 

Birds (CC2) — #450 Eau de Nil 

Yoke Border (CC3) — #463 Orange Jaipur 

NOTIONS 

Stitch markers, scrap yarn, 3[4, 4, 4] (5, 5, 6) 5/8” / 16mm buttons. 

NEEDLES 

US 3 / 3.25mm 24" / 60cm circular needle. 

US 3 / 3.25mm dpns or circulars for your preferred method of working small circumferences in the rnd. 

GAUGE 

28 sts and 38 rows = 4" / 10 cm in st st. 

You may find that to maintain stitch gauge and avoid puckering on the colourwork rows that you prefer to work these on a slightly larger needle. 

SIZING 

3-6 [6-9, 9-12, 12-18] months, (2, 3, 4) years 

Finished chest circumference: 18[19., 20, 21.] (23., 24, 25.)" / 45.5[49, 51, 54] (59, 61, 64)cm, buttoned.