I recently saw a sketch of a Turkish costume with this nifty cross-in-an-oval motif going down the pleated front, and long bell sleeves nipped in by cuffs. This is how those two things translated to a toddler cardigan for my little turkey.
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Little Turkey is a simple cardigan worked flat from the bottom up and seamed together. The sleeves are worked in the round from the bottom up and set in. It has a lace motif in the skirt and slightly flared sleeves with ribbed cuffs.
Yarn: You will need approximately 350 yards of a dk-weight wool or wool blend in a solid color for best results. (Pictured: Classic Elite Yarns Wool Bam Boo in Iron – DK, 3 skeins / 150g / 354 yards, 50% wool / 50% bamboo)
- One US size 6 24” circular needle
- Four US size 6 double-pointed needles
- Four stitch markers
- Five ¾-inch buttons
- Needle and thread
- tapestry needle
Sizing: Finished cardigan will fit the average 12-to-18-month-old.