Seraphina Romper - English
Seraphina Romper is worked top down with a circular yoke. The yoke is worked back and forth at first - to create and opening in the back - and then in the round. Increases are worked om the body to create a roomy fit to allow the child to move around and play. The pieces buttoned between the legs are created with short rows. The rompers is worked in one piece and requires very little finishing.
Sizes: 1-3 months (6-9 months) 1 year (2 years)
Chest width (right below the arms): 22 (24) 26 (28) cm
Length (from the shoulder to between the legs): 39 (43) 47 (51) cm
Gauge: 18 sts x 28 rows on 10 x 10 cm/4 x 4 inches in stockinette st in the round
Skill level: Intermediate
Techniques: Circular yoke, top down, simple eyelet pattern, increasing, short rows
- 150 (150) 200 (200) grams of yarn for size 4 mm (U.S size 6) needles - the amount is for the long sleeve version (the rompers in the picture are made in Knit Picks Wool of the Andes Sport in the color Blossom Heather (#25306) and Sagebrush (#25658) (50 gram = 125 meter/136 yards).
- Size 4 mm (U.S size 6) circular needles, 40 and 60 cm (16 and 24 inches) (or size needed to obtain gauge)
- Size 4 mm double pointed needles or a long circular needle for magic loop
- 1 extra needle (approx. size 4 mm) - the length is not important
- 5 knapper