Newborn babies´ clothes needs to be warm, breathe and of course be super soft! This baby kit is made from 100% cashmere, which has amazing capabilities. It is made from the inner wool of the cashmere goat, and keeps the goat warm in the winter, is actually cooling in the summer heat and is by far the softest material we know. This kit is suitable for beginners. The pants can be folded up and down and will fit your baby for a long time.
0- 6 months, 6 – 12 months can be bought here
21 s = 4” Stockinette
Pants: 75 g Pickles Cash Tweed. Hat: 25 g Pickles Cash Tweed
US 2,5 and US 4 circular needles, 20” and DPN´s
With two strands of Pickles Cash Tweed cast on 76 s on US 2,5 circular needles and knit ribbing, k2, p2. Continue with your ribbing until you have 4”. Place marker in the middle back and front. Change to US 4 circular needles and continue in stockinette. Knit two rounds. You are now going to make the pants a little taller in the back by knitting short rows. K 8 stitches past the marker in the back. Wrap and turn. P 16 s. Wrap and turn. (Remember to knit the wrap as shown in the video. Then k 12 s past the back marker and do another wrap and turn. P 24 s and do a wrap and turn. On the last short row K 16 s past the back marker before you wrap and turn. P 32 s. Wrap, turn and continue in stockinette. If you find all this too complicated you will be fine just knitting the whole pants a few rows taller.
Continue until you have 2” of stockinette (measured in the front) Now make some room for the nappy:
On the next round M1 on each side of the 2 s in the middle back. Increase in the same manner in the front. K one round. Repeat the last two rounds two more times. (=12 new s, 6 in the back and 6 in the front)
Then continue in stockinette for another 0.4” before binding off the middle 8 stitches both in the back and front. Knit each leg separately, in the round.
Change to US 4 DPN´s . Continue in stockinette around each leg until the leg measures 6” from the binding off edge. Then in the next round decrease 8 s evenly by K2tog 8 times. (= 28 s left on your needle) Change to US 2,5 DPN´s and do a 4” ribbing, k2, p2. Bind off very loosely.
With two strands of Pickles Cash Tweed cast on 64 s on US 2,5 DPN´s and knit 5” of ribbing, k2, p2.
Round 1: *K2tog, P2tog * until end of round.
Round 2: *K1, P1 * until end of round.
Round 3: *Sl1 s knitwise, K1, Pull the slipped s over the knitted s* until end of round.
Pull together the rest of the stitches and sew.