A Pattern from Australia for Africa New born aids affected babies from the African continent, many of which are sent home wrapped in newspaper for warmth, need your help. In order to assist these tiny babies, a group of concerned women are forming a Knitting Circle. We are asking for your help in this effort to knit small jumpers for these babies. You can help by either knitting the jumpers or donating 8 ply wool/acrylic, or doing both. AIDS Baby Jumpers Knitting Pattern Cast off 12 stitches at beginning of next 2 rows. Knitted all in one. Work 30 rows in stocking stitch Double knit wool is ideal (8 ply) Size 5mm needles (tight knitters) Or 4.5mm needles (loose knitters Work 18 Rows in K2, P2 Rib Cast on 44 stitches (leave long thread for sewing up) Please stick to pattern as it is proven to work. Stripes and bright colours are fine. Work 18 rows in K2, P2 rib A big thank you from the babies of Africa. Work 30 rows in stocking stitch (1 row Plain, 1 row Purl) (sleeves) Cast on 12 stitches at beginning of next 2 rows, at same time, change to K2, P2 Rib 22 more rows (neck opening) Next row: Rib 21, cast of 26, Rib 21 Next row: Rib 21, cast on 26, Rib 21 Work 22 rows in K2, P2 Rib Cast off (leave long thread for sewing up.
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