There are several knitters at Summit Yarn who are more comfortable knitting on straight than circular needles. One recently announced she would like to try something new like a baby sweater. Tomorrow I hope to type up this requested pattern. It is knit in one piece on straight needles. There is sewing from the sleeve cuffs down to the bottom rib. It takes me two days to knit the 18 month size and the pattern is written for several sizes: 0-3 months, 6 months, 12 months, 18 months, and 24 months. It is knit using US8 (5mm) needles and worsted weight yarn (200 – 600 yards needed depending on size knit).

A version knit in the round will follow shortly. All sizes were calculated using the Standard Sizes Chart on the Internet as required by

Here are some photos:




Take care and have a relaxing Sunday!
xx M.E. and Summit Yarn