This fun, bold striped kids' sweater makes a statement. Shown in Patons Canadiana. Size 4.5mm (U.S. 7) and 5mm (U.S. 8) knitting needles.
26 ins [66 cm]
28 ins [71 cm]
30 ins [76 cm]
32 cm [81.5 cm]
Step 1:Select your options
- 4 yrs
- 6 yrs
- 8 yrs
- 10 yrs
23 ins [58.5 cm]
Finished chest measurement
26 ins [66 cm]
Step 2:Click each color to change it or go with the colors recommended by the designer
Beg = beginning
Inc = Increase(ing)
K = knit
P = purl
pat = pattern
RS = right side
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
Details & Instructions
|To fit chest measurement|
|4 yrs||23 ins [58.5 cm]|
|6 yrs||25 ins [63.5 cm]|
|8 yrs||26½ ins [67.5 cm]|
|10 yrs||28 ins [71 cm]|
|Finished chest measurement|
|4 yrs||26 ins [66 cm]|
|6 yrs||28 ins [71 cm]|
|8 yrs||30 ins [76 cm]|
|10 yrs||32 cm [81.5 cm]|
18 sts and 24 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in stocking st with larger needles.
The instructions are written for smallest size. If changes are necessary for larger sizes the instructions will be written thus ( ).
STRIPE PAT (worked in stocking st): Work 6 rows of each color: B, D, A, B, C, D. These 36 rows form Stripe Pat.
**With A and smaller needles cast on 58 (62-66-70) sts. Work 8 rows in (K2. P2) ribbing, inc 1 st at center of last row. 59 (63-67-71) sts.
Change to larger needles and proceed in Stripe Pat for 8½ (9¾-11½-14) ins [21.5 (25-29-35.5) cm] total length, ending on a 6th (14th-24th-4th) row of Stripe Pat.
Shape raglans: Cast off 2 sts beg next 2 rows. Dec 1 st each end of needle on next and every 4th row to 47 (53-55- 59) sts, then every alt row** to 21 (21-25-25) sts. Leave sts on a st holder.
Work as given for Back to 31 (31-35-35) sts. Next row: Purl.
Shape neck: Next row: (RS). Work 2tog. K9 (neck edge). Turn. Leave rem sts on a spare needle. Dec 1 st at neck edge on next 2 rows then on alt rows twice more AT THE SAME TIME, dec 1 st at raglan edge on every alt row to 2 sts.
Next row: Work 2tog. Fasten off.
With RS facing, slip next 9 (9-13-13) sts onto a st holder. Join appropriate color, knit to last 2 sts. Work 2tog. Work as for left side, reversing all shapings.
With A and smaller needles, cast on 30 (34-34-34) sts. Work 8 rows in (K2. P2) ribbing, inc 4 (2-2-2) sts evenly across last row. 34 (36-36-36) sts.
Change to larger needles and proceed in Stripe Pat beg on the 33rd (35th-1st-9th) row of pat, inc 1 st each end of needle on 3rd and every following 4th row until there are 56 (60-64- 68) sts. Cont even, ending on a 6th (14th-24th-4th) row of Stripe Pat.
Shape raglans: Cast off 2 sts beg next 2 rows. Dec 1 st each end of needle on next and every alt row to 12 (14-16- 16) sts. Next row: Work 2tog. Purl to last 2 sts. Work 2tog. 10 (12-14-14) sts. Leave sts on a st holder.
Neckband: Sew raglan seams leaving left back raglan seam open. With RS facing, A and smaller needles, K74 (74-86- 86) around neck edge.
Work 5 rows in (K2. P2) ribbing. Cast off in ribbing. Sew left back raglan and neckband seam. Sew side and sleeve seams.