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Knitting for kids in cotton

At this time of year, knitters are often looking for smaller projects or ones using cotton.

You can combine both by knitting kids clothes in cotton. And you end up with colourful, hardwearing garments – so everyone is a winner.

We’ve picked out a few patterns to inspire you

rico baby cotton dk 991

Dungarees and Dress in Rico Baby Cotton Soft DK (pattern number 991) – these play clothes look like a fun knit and are sure to be enjoyed by a toddle. The intarsia on the pockets is an interesting detail and could even be adapted to feature initials.

lacy girls sweater jb676

This girl’s pattern for James C Brett’s It’s Pure Cotton DK (Jb 676) is a great way to try out a lace in a garment.

You could have a good time experimenting with colour blocking with this unisex hoodie pattern in King Cole Cotton Top DK (5376).

Screenshot_2020-07-16 King Cole 5376 Sweaters in Cotton Top DK (leaflet)

 

Cotton is a great yarn for stitch definition as in this Boy’s Car Jumper in Sirdar Snuggly 100% Cotton (5268).

sirdar car jumper 5268

 

Colourful cotton is great for casual play sweaters and tops that can be pulled on over a t-shirt and shorts – this one is in Stylecraft Regatta DK (9740).

sm crop 9740 S1139_Green_0066

 

 

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