Puerperium is a very simply styled cardy, designed to be easy for new parents to dress their babe in the puerperium period (6 weeks post birth).
The pattern is top-down seamless in construction, and offers a wonderful blank canvas should one decide to embellish.
This free version is written for 8ply/DK weight yarn, and to fit a newborn babe, approx 3-4kg (7-9lb) in weight, with an approx chest circumference of 37.5cm.
Pattern has instructions for straight knit sleeves, and tailored tapered sleeves.
We suggest to knit this adorable and functional sweater with Rowan Purelife Organic Cotton DK, 131 yds/50g, or with Cascade Yarns Baby Cherub, 229 yds/50g.