Beatrix is available in the Kelbourne Woolens Baby Collection and also as an individual PDF download.
The body of Beatrix is worked flat in one piece beginning at the back hem. Stitches are then held for the neck and the left and right fronts are worked separately. A mitred border and collar is worked on the fronts, sleeves are then worked flat and seamed.
DESIGNER: Courtney Kelley
YARN: The Fibre Co. Acadia (60% merino wool, 20% baby alpaca, 20% silk; 145 yds/50 gm skein): sand (MC), 2 (3, 4, 4, 5, 6) skeins, summersweet (CC), 1 skein.
GAUGE: 24 sts + 48 rows = 4” (10 cm) in garter st, after blocking.
NEEDLES: 1 - 24” (60 cm) US 3 (3.25 mm) circular. 1 - pair US 3 (3.25 mm) straights.
NOTIONS: 1 - 1” button, darning needle, 4 stitch markers.
SIZE: NB-6 mos (6-12 mos, 12-18 mos, 2T, 3T, 4T).
SKILLS: Knitting, increasing, decreasing, picking up stitches.
Photography by Amanda Stevenson Lupke