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wee Carson

Fair isle patterned hooded cardigan for babies and toddlers
The perfect introduction to traditional stranded colourwork techniques.



28 sts and 40 rows = 4" / 10cm in st st on smaller needles
28 sts and 30 rows = 4" / 10cm in stranded colourwork pattern on larger needles


3[6, 12, 18] months, (2, 3, 4) years
Natural shown in 9 months and Vibrant in 2 years.



Fingering weight / 4ply wool yarn. This method requires a relatively 'sticky' wool that has not been superwash treated.

Natural palette - Jamieson and Smith Shetland Supreme Jumper Weight (100% wool, 188yds / 172m, 1.76oz / 50g)

Vibrant palette- Jamieson and Smith 2ply Jumper Weight (100% wool, 125yds / 114m, 0.88oz / 25g)

Needles and notions

Size 2 US / 2.75mm 24" / 60cm circular needle.
Size 2 US / 2.75mm dpns or circulars for your preferred method of knitting small circumferences in the rnd
Size 3 US / 3.25mm 32" / 80cm circular needle.
Joining the hems on body and sleeves will also require a spare circular and/or dpns in the smaller size (a slightly smaller needle can also be used if necessary).

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