Baby Bear Suit - English

€5
Baby Bear Suit is a roomy and cozy all-in-one suit with a hood that features cute little bear ears. The suit is worked from the top down with either 1 strand of Heavy Merino or 2 strands of Merino held together, and either with or without feet. The hood, yoke and main part of the body are worked back and forth, while legs, sleeves and the bottom part of the body are worked in the round.

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Sizes: 1 (3, 6, 12, 24) months
Finished measurements: Chest circumference: approx. 52 (53, 57, 61, 65) cm [201⁄2 (203⁄4, 221⁄2, 24, 251⁄2)]”;
Total length from shoulder to ankle: approx. 48 (55, 63, 73, 81) cm [19 (213⁄4, 243⁄4, 283⁄4, 32)]”;
Length of leg from crotch to ankle: approx. 17 (20, 24, 29, 34) cm [63⁄4 (73⁄4, 91⁄2, 111⁄2, 131⁄2)]”;
Sleeve length from underarm to cuff: approx. 14 (16, 18, 20, 22) cm [51⁄2 (61⁄4, 7, 73⁄4, 83⁄4)]”
Yarn: 1 strand of either Knitting for Olive Heavy Merino (125 g [137 yd] / 50 g [1.8 oz]), worsted weight yarn, 4 (4, 5, 6, 7) balls for suit without feet or 4 (5, 6, 7, -) balls for suit with feet, or 2 strands of Knitting for Olive Merino (250 m [273 yd] / 50 g [1.8 oz]), fingering-weight yarn, 4 (4, 5, 6, 7) balls for suit without feet or 4 (5, 6, 7, -) balls for suit with feet.
Sample is in Heavy Merino, Stone colorway
Needles: 3 mm / US2.5 and 4 mm / US6 circular needles and double-pointed needles, or in size to obtain gauge
Gauge (after blocking): 21 sts and 31 rows = 10 cm [4”] in st st with 4 mm / US6 needles
Notions: Stitch markers, waste yarn in a contrasting color, stitch holders, tapestry needle, 5 (5) 5 (6) 6 buttons (diameter: 12 - 15 mm [1⁄2”])