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Crayon Crewneck

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Pullover with a bright an colorful fair isle design.

2 yrs
22 ins [56 cm ]
27 ins [68.5 cm ]
4 yrs
24 ins [61 cm ]
29 ins [73.5 cm ]
6 yrs
26 ins [66 cm ]
32 ins [81 cm ]
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The materials for this project cost $38.05

Step 1:

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Size:

  • 2 yrs
  • 4 yrs
  • 6 yrs
Chest Measurement:
22 ins [56 cm ]
Finished Chest:
27 ins [68.5 cm ]

Step 2:

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Main Color (MC)

Canadiana | Black, 10040Edit Color
$16.47

Contrast A

Canadiana | Rosewood Variegated, 11425Edit Color
$10.98

Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 6/4mm
$3.95

Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 7/4.5mm
$3.95

Aluminum Stitch Holder

4-3/4" 1/Pkg
$2.70
The materials for this project cost $38.05

Abbreviations

Beg = beginning

K = knit

P = purl

rem = remain(ing)

rep = repeat

RS = right side

st(s) = stitch(es)

WS = wrong side

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Chest Measurement:
2 yrs 22 ins [56 cm ]
4 yrs 24 ins [61 cm ]
6 yrs 26 ins [66 cm ]
Finished Chest:
2 yrs 27 ins [68.5 cm ]
4 yrs 29 ins [73.5 cm ]
6 yrs 32 ins [81 cm ]

MATERIALS

Canadiana (100 g/3.5 oz;187 m/205 yds)
Sizes2 yrs4 yrs6 yrs 
Main Color (MC)
Black (10040)
344
Canadiana (100 g/3.5 oz;176 m/192 yds)
Contrast A
Rosewood Variegated (11425)
222
Sizes 4 mm (U.S. 8) and 4.5 mm (U.S. 7) knitting needles or size needed to obtain tension. 2 st holders.

GAUGE

20 sts and 26 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] with larger needles in stocking st.

INSTRUCTIONS

The instructions are written for smallest size. If changes are necessary for larger sizes the instructions will be written thus ( ).

BACK
**With MC and smaller needles cast on 61 (65-73) sts.
***1st row: (RS). K1. *P1. K1. Rep from * to end of row.
2nd row: P1. *K1. P1. Rep from * to end of row.
Rep last 2 rows once more.
Next row: With MC, K1. *With A, P1. With MC, K1. Rep from * to end of row.
Next row: With MC, P1. *With A, K1. With MC, P1. Rep from * to end of row.
Rep last 2 rows until work from beg measures 2 ins [5 cm] ending with WS facing for next row.***
Next row: With MC, purl, inc 7 sts evenly across. 68 (72-80) sts.**
Change to larger needles and proceed in stocking st until work from beg measures 14½ (17-19) ins [37 (43-48) cm], ending with RS facing for next row.
Shoulder shaping: Cast off 9 (10- 12) sts beg next 2 rows, then 10 (11-12) sts beg following 2 rows.
Leave rem 30 (30-32) sts on a st holder.

FRONT
Work from ** to ** as given for Back.
Change to larger needles and proceed in stocking st until work from beg measures 3 (-3¾) ins [7.5 (9-9.5) cm] ending with RS facing for next row.
Proceed as follows:
1st row: K10 (12-16). Work 1st row of Chart in stocking st reading row from right to left. K11 (13-17).
2nd row: P11 (13-17). Work 2nd row of Chart in stocking st reading row from left to right. P10 (12-16).
Chart is now in position.
Cont working Chart to end of chart.
With MC, cont in stocking st until work from beg measures 12 (13¼- 15) ins [30.5 (33.5-38) cm], ending with RS facing for next row.
Neck shaping: Next row: K24 (26-29) (neck edge). Turn. Leave rem sts on a spare needle.
Dec 1 st at neck edge on next 5 rows. 19 (21-24) sts.
Cont even until work from beg measures same length as Back to beg of shoulder shaping ending with RS facing for next row.
Shoulder shaping: Cast off 9 (10-12) sts beg next row. Work 1 row even. Cast off rem 10 (11- 12) sts.
With RS of work facing, slip center 20 (20-22) sts onto a st holder. Join yarn to rem sts and knit to end of row.
Dec 1 st at neck edge on next 5 rows. 19 (21-24) sts.
Cont even until work from beg measures same length as Back to beg of shoulder shaping ending with WS facing for next row.
Shoulder shaping: Cast off 9 (10-12) sts beg next row. Work 1 row even. Cast off rem 10 (11- 12) sts.

SLEEVES
With MC and smaller needles cast on 33 (37-41) sts.
Work from *** to *** as given for Back.
Next row: With MC, purl, inc 8 (10-7) sts evenly across. 41 (47-48) sts.
Change to larger needles and proceed in stocking st inc 1 st each end of needle on 3rd (5th- 5th) and following 4th (6th-6th) rows to 47 (71-74) sts.

Size 2 only: Inc 1 st each end of needle on every following 6th row to 57 sts.

All sizes: Cont even until Sleeve from beg measures 9½ (11½-13) ins [18 (29-33) cm], ending with RS facing for next row. Cast off.

FINISHING
Pin garment pieces to measurements and cover with a damp cloth leaving to dry.
Neckband: Sew right shoulder seam. With RS facing, MC and smaller needles, pick up and knit 14 (20-22) sts down left front neck edge. K20 (20-22) from front st holder. Pick up and knit 14 (20-22) sts up right front neck edge. K30 (30-32) from back st holder, dec 1 st at center. 77 (89- 97) sts.
1st row: (WS). With MC, P1. *With A, K1. With MC, P1. Rep from * to end of row.
2nd row: With MC, K1. *With A, P1. With MC, K1. Rep from * to end of row.
Rep last 2 rows once more, then 1st row once.
Next row: (RS) With MC, *K1. P1. Rep from * to last st. K1.
Next row: P1. *K1. P1. Rep from * to end of row.
Cast off loosely in ribbing. Sew left shoulder and neckband seam.
Place markers on Front and Back side edges 5¾ (7-7½) ins [14.5 (18-19) cm] down from shoulder seams. Sew in sleeves between markers. Sew side and sleeve seams.