Chinese Silk Baby Carrier to Knit Knitting Pattern DownloadImage

Chinese Silk Baby Carrier to Knit Knitting Pattern Download

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Chinese carriers have a square or oblong body with a long strap extending from each corner and may be worn either in front or in back. Traditionally, the center square is 15 to 16 inches (38.1 to 40.6 cm) across.

Finished Size: 18½ (25½ ) inches (47.0 [64.8] cm) square; straps, 1¾ inches (4.4 cm) wide and 39 inches (99.1 cm) long; sample shown in size 25½ inches (64.8 cm)
Yarn: Himalaya Yarn Duke, 100% silk yarn, worsted weight, 225 yards (205.7 m)/100 gram (3.5 oz) skein, 1 (2) skein(s) of #SI-006 Goldenrod (MC) and 3 (4) skeins of #SI-027 Bright Red (CC)
Needles: Needles, 5 double pointed, size 3 (3.25 mm) or size needed to obtain gauge, and 4 sets of circular, size 3 (3.25 mm), 16 inches (40.6 cm), 24 inches (61.0 cm), 32 inches (81.3 cm), and 40 inches (101.6 cm)
Notions: Stitch marker, Stitch holders, Tapestry needle
Gauge: 28 sts and 28 rnds = 4 inches (10.2 cm) in charted patt; straps, 34 sts and 28 rows = 4 inches (10.2 cm) in k1, p1 rib (strap row gauge is the crucial measurement)
Originally Published: PieceWork November/December 2013

Author/Designer: Lily Chin

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