Techniques used

  • Cast on stitches
  • Cast off stitches
  • Knit flat and in the round
  • Purl flat and in the round
  • Stitch increases
  • Stitch decreases
  • Buttonholes
  • Cables – chart provided, one for each size


Frederik's Onesie - English

40,00 DKK

Frederik’s Onesie is worked from the top and down as a single piece. The piece is initially worked back and forth with raglan increases, with an opening along the front left-hand side for easy dressing. The front of the onesie is decorated with a series of symmetrical cables. Once the button bands are complete the piece is then worked in the round. The sleeves are worked in the round.

Sizes

0-3 (3-6) 6-12 months (1-2) 2-3 years

Measurements

Chest circumference: approx. 54 (58) 64 (67) 70.5 cm [21.25 (22.75) 25.25 (26.5) 27.75 inches]

Length of body, from shoulder to crotch: approx. 35 (37) 42 (47) 50 cm [13.75 (14.5) 16.5 (18.5) 19.75 inches]

Inner sleeve length: approx. 15 (16) 21 (23) 26 cm [6 (6.25) 8.25 (9) 10.25 inches]

Inside leg length: approx. 16 (21) 27 (33) 36 cm [6.25 (8.25) 10.5 (13) 14.25 inches]

Gauge

18 stitches x 26 rows = 10 x 10 cm [4 x 4 inches] (in stocking stitch on a 4.50 mm [US7] needle).

Suggested needle size

4.50 mm [US7] circular needle or double-pointed needles, 4.00 mm [US6] circular needle or double-pointed needles for ribbed edges. Make a swatch before you start knitting to ensure that your gauge is correct. Depending on how you knit, you may need to go up or down half a needle size to meet the gauge. Gauge in the suggested yarn is measured after washing and blocking of a swatch.

Materials

Estimated yarn usage: 200 (250-300) 250-300 (300-350) 350-400 g Filcolana Peruvian Highland Wool (Aran, 50 g = 100 m [109 yds]).

Additional: Cable needle, 9 (10) 12 (14) 16 buttons.