Classic Designs for the Modern Knitter

Sweet Pleat

A swingy tunic top for girls, knitted in a linen tape yarn.  Quick and summery!

to fit

6 months (12 months, 18 months, 2, 4)(6, 8, 10, 12)

finished measurements

22 (23, 24, 25, 27)(29, 30.5, 32, 33.5)” / 56 (58.5, 61, 63.5, 68.5)(73.5, 77.5, 81.5, 85) cm bust circumference; sample shown in 25” / 63.5 cm

suggested ease: positive 2” / 5 cm

yarn
Quince and Co. Kestrel (100% organic

linen; 76 yd / 70m per 50g skein)

3 (3, 3, 4, 4)(5, 6, 7, 7) skeins in yarrow

needles

One 16” circular needle (circ) in size US 9 [5.5 mm]

(Optional) One set of double-pointed needles (dpns) in size US 7 [4.5 mm]

Or size needed to obtain gauge

notions

stitch markers (m), stitch holders or waste yarn, tapestry needle

gauge

16 sts and 24 rows = 4” [10 cm] in Stockinette stitch using main needles, after blocking. 

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