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Wee Chickadee

Baby cardigan with birds on the yoke
Worked seamlessly from the top down, Wee Chickadee is the perfect introduction to both this style of garment construction and stranded colourwork.



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.


3-6 [6-9, 9-12, 12-18] months, (2, 3, 4) years
Shown in 6-9 month size and 3-6 month size



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)

Needles and notions

Size 3 US / 3.25mm 24" / 60cm circular needle.
Size 3 US / 3.25mm dpns or circulars for your preferred method of working small circumferences in the rnd.

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