Chickadee Collection

Chickadee Collection

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Collection of two patterns from the Misha and Puff archive reimagined for the home knitter. A cardigan with matching bonnet make a wonderful layette gift and are a perfect match for cotton yarn, but will equally delight in a wool come fall.  

Chickadee Cardigan

This easy, open cardigan is a versatile layering piece for warmer weather. Seamless, top-down construction and a hint of texture at the yoke make it a fun and satisfying knit. This classic cardigan construction is certain to be a go-to favorite. 

Difficulty level

Intermediate 

Sizes

0-6m (6-12m, 12-18m, 18-24m, 2-3y) 

Finished Measurements 18 (19 ¾, 20 ½, 21 ¼, 22)”/46 (50, 52, 54, 56) cm circumference, buttoned

YARN

• 220 (270, 290, 325, 350) yds/205 (245, 265, 295, 320) m of worsted or DK weight yarn 

• 12-18m cardigan shown in Berroco Modern Cotton in Barrington 1619 (60% pima cotton, 40% modal rayon; 209 yds/191 m [100g]). 

NEEDLES

• One 24”/60 cm circ needle in size US 4/3.5 mm

• One 24”/60 cm circ needle in size US 6/4 mm

• One set dpns 5”/12.5 cm long in size US 4/3.5 mm

• One set dpns 5”/12.5 cm long in size US 6/4 mm

NOTIONS

• 3 1/2” buttons 

• Stitch markers 

• Tapestry needle for weaving in ends 

• Stitch holders and/or waste yarn for holding sts 

• Sewing needle 

GAUGE

• 20 sts and 32 rows = 4”/10 cm in St st with larger needles 

Chickadee Bonnet

A classic shape with a hint of texture framing the face. Easy styling with one button under the chin makes it a good choice for babies who like to pull their hats off. Worked back and forth to start and then joined in the round for shaping at the back of head. 

Difficulty level

Intermediate 

Sizes

0-6m (6-12m, 12-24m, 2-4y) 

Finished Measurements 7 ½ (8 ¼, 8 ¾, 9)”/19 (21, 22, 23) cm tall (including neck trim) 

6 ½ (7, 7 ¼, 7 ¾)”/16.5 (18, 18.5, 19.5) cm wide 

YARN

• 85 (95, 100, 105) yds /75 (85, 90, 95) m of worsted or DK weight yarn 

• 12-24m bonnet shown in Berroco Modern Cotton in Barrington 1619 (60% pima cotton, 40% modal rayon; 209 yds/191 m [100g]). 

NEEDLES

• One pair straight needles in size US 4/3.5 mm

• One pair straight needles in size US 6/4 mm

• One set dpns 5”/12.5 cm in size US 6/4 mm

NOTIONS

• One 5/8”/16 mm button 

• Stitch markers 

• Tapestry needle for weaving in ends 

• Waste yarn for holding sts 

GAUGE

• 20 sts and 32 rows 

 

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