Hooded Cocoon designed by Kate Oates
~ the baby first must slumber ~
sizing: up to 4 months
finished chest: 15.25”
gauge: 21 sts and 26 rows per 4" in stockinette stitch
yarn: 3 skeins weepaca by Big Bad Wool [50% fine washable merino / 50% baby alpaca; 95 yds / 86 m]
tools: size 6 (4 mm) 16” circular and a set of 5 DPN’s in size 6, stitch holders
notions: 2) one-inch buttons
Note: Many knitters have a different tension when knitting in the round versus back and forth. You may need to size up your needles once the cocoon is joined if you tend to knit more tightly in the round.
Skills Recommended: picot edging, working in the round, short row shaping, button holes, decreasing Become familiar with the abbreviations used in this pattern before you begin.
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