Haltermelon Pattern

Get your little one ready for summer with a whimsical summer classic that is simple and fun to work up. This halter top is worked in one piece from the bottom up with no seaming! This pattern can easily be adapted into a plain child's summer top by simply knitting it using only one color.

Size

3 months [6mos, 9mos, 12mos, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6] (shown in size 2)

 Finished Measurements

Chest: 15.5 [16.5, 17.25, 18.5, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24] inches.
(One inch of negative ease allowed for a fitted bodice)
Length: approx 6.5 [7, 7.5, 8, 9, 9.5, 10, 10.5, 11] inches after blockinga

Materials

Worsted Weight Cotton 116 yd/106m per 50g skein]; 2,2, 2, 2, 2, 3, 3, 3] skeins
[CC] ; 1 skein, split into 2 balls
Scraps of black yarn (used Panda Silk sock yarn doubled up in Black)
1# 16" US #6/4mm circular needle
And
1# 24" US #6/4mm circular needle (for larger body sizes only)
Stitch holder
One medium button
Tapestry needle
Stitch marker

 

Gauge

20 sts/28 rows = 4" in stockinette stitch on size 6 needles

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