Cadalach Sleep Sack Baby Sleeping Bag by Emma Sadler

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Cadalach Sleepsack Pattern by Emma Sadler

Cadalach Sleep Sack Pattern by Emma Sadler Designs

I designed this baby sleeping bag for my step-grandson. His mum wanted something snuggly for him to sleep in during the day.

It is knitted in one long piece and then folded in half. The borders are picked up and knitted and the hood is added last.

The hood is finished by using Kitchener stitch to graft it together at the end. As the buttons hold the sides together there is no seaming to do.

Once you get into the rhythm, the long cabled section in the middle is perfect for knitting when you don’t want to concentrate too much.

As the sleeping bag is not fitted to the baby and they can wriggle around I wouldn’t recommend it for unsupervised sleeping.

The finished item takes around 600-1100g of chunky weight yarn.

All my patterns have been tech edited and test knitted

Clear and simple instructions
Charted and written instructions
Perfect for beginners to cables
Instant digital download
Perfect for making quick gifts

Pattern is for personal use only. Do not reproduce or pass on to any third parties.

Finished items from this pattern may be sold on Etsy if credit is given to the designer with a link to this listing. You must use your own photos

About the Cadalach Sleep Sack Pattern

This pattern comes in four sizes from Newborn to one year. It has been tech edited and test knitted. It includes charted and written instructions as well as a schematic. It also includes links to video tutorials for techniques used.

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Cadalach Sleep Sack Pattern Information

Published inEmma Sadler’s Ravelry Store
Blanket → Baby Blanket
Published March 2016
Suggested Yarn
Yarn Weight Bulky / 12 ply (7 wpi) 
Gauge/Tension 18 stitches and 25 rows = 10 cm
in Cabled pattern
Needle Size US 7 – 4.5 mm and US 9 – 5.5 mm
Yardage 892 – 1800 yards (816 – 1646 m)
Sizes Available 32 inch waist, 36 inch waist
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As always, when I’m knitting for the knitworthy members of my family or dear friends, I consider how they’re going to wear it, wash it, the colours they love and what styles they wear.

“Love the pattern, it’s much easier than it looks. “

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