A trendy knitting pattern for a jacket featuring butterflies for ages 2 to 13 years.
The jacket is knitted in a self-striping yarn and a contrast yarn is used for the butterflies and picot edges. There is a fullness to the bottom of the cardigan and then shaped for a fitted upper bodice which is fastened with 4 buttons.
The picot edging is easy to do and adds a pretty detail to the front. The back also has butterflies on one shoulder which makes a nice feature to the design.
An easy and interesting design to knit. The pattern includes colour coded sizes for ages from 2 to 13 years and has large intarsia charts for the butterflies.
Knitting Needles – 1 pair of 4 mm (UK8 – USA6),1 pair of 3¼ mm (UK10 – USA3)
Other items you will need – Stitch holders, darning needle, buttons – 4
Tension – 22 sts and 28 rows to 10 cm (4 in) over stocking stitch on 4 mm needles
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