Mom & Me Knits: 20 Pretty Projects for Mothers and Daughters
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Like mother, like daughter! Mom & Me Knits offers everything a knitter needs to stitch up fashionable pieces for herself and her little one. Stefanie Japel, celebrated knit designer and mother of two little girls, has created smart, sophisticated pieces for mothers and more whimsical, youthful interpretations for daughters. From an elegant Lace Cardigan and a casual Halter Top to a cozy Shawlette and a fun Surfer Tee, this sweet book has something for everyone. The patterns can be adapted for child ages 4 through 10 and adult sizes XS through XXL. With a glossary of important techniques and terms, step-by-step instructions, and gorgeous color photographs, Mom & Me Knits makes it a cinch to whip up adorable, matching knitted apparel for mothers and their favorite little girls.
Mother’s Ladylike Cardigan 6 LIBRARY CARDIGAN Child’s Library Cardigan Mother’s Library Cardigan 7 HALTER TOP Child’s Halter Top Doll’s Halter Top 8 PUEBLA TOP Child’s Puebla Top Mother’s Puebla Top 9 ARTIST’S VEST Child’s Artist’s Vest Mother’s Artist’s Vest 10 SHAWLETTE AND SCARF Mother’s Shawlette Child’s Scarf Resources Index Copyright Acknowledgments For their undying support through the production of this book, I would like to thank my family. Sorry about all of the late
the patterns in this book: TOOLS Darning needle or tapestry needle Measuring tape Scissors Stitch holders or lengths of waste yarn Stitch markers YARNS The yarns used for the projects in this book are only suggestions. Please feel free to substitute yarn from your own stash for any of the yarns in these patterns. However, if you do substitute, please be sure to swatch and see that your gauge is the same as that called for in the pattern. If you don’t swatch, you will not achieve the
10: 29¼IN/74.5CM SIZE: LENGTH TO UNDERARM (IN/CM) 4: 12½IN/32CM 6: 13¼IN/33.5CM 8: 14¾IN/37.5CM 10: 15½IN/39.5CM SIZE: TOTAL LENGTH (IN/CM) 4: 18IN/45.5CM 6: 19IN/48.5CM 8: 21IN/53.5CM 10: 22½IN/57CM DIRECTIONS ♦ Yoke Beginning at neck edge, using larger needle and MC, CO 40 (40, 48, 48) sts. Row 1 (WS): Purl, placing markers (pm) as follows: P1 for front, pm, p8 (8, 10, 10) for sleeve, pm, p22 (22, 26, 26) for back, pm, p8 (8, 10, 10) for sleeve, pm, p1 for front. Row 2: Kfb, slip m, [k2,
45) rows from cast-on edge. Back Cut yarn and reattach to back section, ready to work a RS row. Row 1 (RS): kfb, knit to last st, kfb. Row 2: Purl. Repeat these 2 rows 8 (9, 9, 9, 10, 11) more times. 52 (58, 60, 62, 68, 70) sts. Right Front Setup row: (RS): kfb, k4 (4, 5, 6, 6, 6) kfb, pm, kfb, knit to end. Row 1 and 3 (WS): Purl. Row 2: K to last st, kfb. Row 4: K to 1 st before m, kfb, slip m, kfb, knit to last st, kfb. Repeat these 4 rows 3 (3, 3, 3, 4, 4) more times, then work rows 1 and 2
for front. Rows 1, 3 and 5 (RS): [Knit to 1 st before m, kfb, slip m, kfb] 4 times, knit to end—8 sts increased each row; 1 on each front, 2 on each sleeve and back—52 (56, 64, 64, 64) sts after row 5; 8 (9, 10, 10, 10) sts each front, 10 (10, 12, 12, 12) sts each sleeve, 16 (18, 20, 20, 20) sts for back. Rows 2 and 4: Knit. Establish cables Using contrasting color markers and beginning with row 2 of cable 1 (see Baby’s Cable Chart 1), work as follows: Row 6 (WS): K2, place cable marker (pcm),