Let's Knit Roses Print Baby Sweater
If you are a fan of floral prints, knitting a roses print baby sweater
might be a perfect project for you! Not only is it a fun and enjoyable knitting project, but it will also create a beautiful and unique sweater for a special little one in your life.
What You'll Need:
- 3 skeins of soft baby yarn in light pink
- 1 skein of green yarn for the leaves and stems
- 1 skein of red yarn for the roses
- Knitting needles in size 4mm and 5mm
- Roses print chart (you can find one online or draw your own)
- Tapestry needle
Knitting the Sweater:
First, cast on 60 stitches using the 4mm needles. Work in a rib stitch (knit 1, purl 1) for 2 inches.Switch to the 5mm needles and knit in stockinette stitch (knit one row, purl one row) until the sweater measures 8 inches from the cast on edge.
Next, it's time to add the roses print! Follow the roses print chart and use the intarsia technique to knit the red roses, green leaves, and stems on a pink background.Once the roses print is complete, continue knitting in stockinette stitch until the sweater measures 10 inches from the cast on edge.Finish the sweater by working in a rib stitch (knit 1, purl 1) for another 2 inches. Bind off and weave in any loose ends.
Knitting a roses print baby sweater is a fun and rewarding project that will result in a beautiful and unique sweater for a special little one. It's also a great way to practice your knitting skills and create a one-of-a-kind item that will be cherished for years to come.Happy knitting!