Alexandre in English

Are you fond of stripes and have you knitted many striped garments so far? Alexandre is a little striped cardigan with a classical silhouette, but the use of Reverse Stockinette stitch and i-cord gives it a fresh and precious touch. With this cache-cœur, try these soft and tender stripes, perfect for baby clothes.

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Description

SIZES
(Preemie-Newborn-1M)[3M-6M-12M]
Finished chest circumference: approx. 36-40-44-48-52-56 cm / 14.25-15.75-17.25-19-20.5-22”

YARN
fingering weight yarn: approx. (180-225-275)[315-385-460] m / (200-245-300)[345-420-505] yds
C1: (100-125-155)[175-215-255] m / (110-137-170)[191-235-279] yds
C2: (80-100-120)[140-170-205] m / (87-109-131)[153-186-224] yds
The ratio of 2 colors (57%/43%) varies depending on the stripe pattern you opt for.

GAUGE
27 sts x 36 rows/rnds = 10 cm / 4” in reverse Stockinette stitch, blocked

NEEDLES
3 mm / US 2½; 60 cm / 24” circular needle and dpns

This pattern can be knit in plain Stockinette stripes! (instructions provided)

DIFFICULTY
intermeiate – stockinette stitch, increase & decrease