Mini Mochi Nadia
Mini Mochi is 80% superwash Merino Wool & 20% nylon - very soft with slow color change progressions.
Inspiration: a lovely baby girl
and a wonderful yarn. The shape is simple, the lace trim easy to learn and
Gauge: 4.75 sts per inch (19 sts/10 cm) over St st.
Size: infant, ~ 12-18 mos, loose fit
[Note: The sleeves are knit as part of the Front and Back of this sweater. The lace is knit at the bottom hem beginning of the Front and the Back. For the Lace time on sleeves and neck, the Lace trim is knit separately and attached to the bottom of the sleeves and around the neck.]
Back: With the smaller needles, CO 73 sts, using a
knitted CO. K 1 row. Turn, PM to indicate right side of work.
Front: take time to wind off yarn
from a new ball of Mini Mochi to get a color repeat that will closely match that
of the back at least for the lace hem.
Shoulder seams: Shoulder seam is joined using 3-needle BO method, from the inside. Place the right sides together and K, then BO, the shoulders. You will need to slightly adjust because of the difference in st count - simply join 2 sts of back and 1 of front in several places towards the shoulder (not neck) edge.
Side and Sleeve Seams: Again, place the right sides together, and use an invisible seam to sew the side and sleeve seams.
Sleeve lace: Using smaller needles, CO 55 st. K 1 row, turn, PM to show right side of work. Work one  repeat of 6 row lace pattern. P 1 row, turn and BO in P. The neat row of sts at the top of the lace make a nice edge for pinning to bottom of sleeve. With tapestry needle, pin and sew on lace trim (first sewing the lace seam into round so that it is joined). Rep for 2nd sleeve.
Neck lace: Neck lace trim is 2 repeats of lace pattern. CO 144 sts, K1 row, turn and mark as right side of work. After 2 repeats of lace pattern, P 1 row, turn, BO in P. Seam the lace into round, Place seam on one shoulder and pin lace to the sweater, easing to fit the neck opening.
Pattern Copyright 2009 Crystal Palace Yarns/Straw Into Gold, Inc. - We are happy to share this pattern with knitters. The pattern may be used for non-commercial personal or knitting guild use. It is not to be used in any publication in print nor should it be reproduced in electronic/digital format without permission. Knitting shops carrying CP Yarns Mini Mochi are welcome to print and share this pattern with customers of our yarns.
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Last revision of this page July 12, 2012