Girls' Garden Flowers Fair Isle Yoke Sweater

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Girls' Garden Flowers Fair Isle Yoke Sweater

designed by Lorna Miser
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18 mos
22" [55.5 cm]
12" [30.5 cm]
2 yrs
24" [61 cm]
14" [35.5 cm]
4 yrs
26" [66 cm]
15.5" [39 cm]
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The materials for this project cost $49.65

Step 1:

Select your options

Size:

  • 18 mos
  • 2 yrs
  • 4 yrs
Finished Chest
22" [55.5 cm]
Finished Length
12" [30.5 cm]

Step 2:

Click each color to change it or go with the colors recommended by the designer

A

Simply Soft | Pistachio, 0003Edit Color
$4.29

B

Simply Soft | Strawberry, 0015Edit Color
$4.29

C

Simply Soft | Off White, 9702Edit Color
$4.29

Takumi Bamboo Circular Knitting Needles 16"

Size 8/5mm
$8.49

Double Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 7"

Size 8/5mm
$4.00

Bent Tip Steel Yarn Needles

Sizes 13 & 16 2/Pkg
$2.50

Bead Stitch Markers

Pink 3/Pkg
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Bulky Cablestitch Holder

6-1/2" 1/Pkg
$8.40

Aluminum Stitch Holder

1-3/4" 1/Pkg
$5.40
The materials for this project cost $49.65

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Finished Chest
18 mos 22" [55.5 cm]
2 yrs 24" [61 cm]
4 yrs 26" [66 cm]
Finished Length
18 mos 12" [30.5 cm]
2 yrs 14" [35.5 cm]
4 yrs 15.5" [39 cm]

MATERIALS

Sweater
Simply Soft (170 g/6. oz;288 m/315 yds)
Sizes18 mos2 yrs4 yrs 
A
Pistachio (0003)
122
B
Strawberry (0015)
111
Simply Soft (170 g/6. oz;288 m/315 yds)
C
Off White (9702)
111
One circular needle size US 8 (5mm), 20"/51cm long or size to obtain gauge. Set of 4 double pointed needles (dpns) size US 8 (5mm). Stitch markers. 4 long stitch holders. 4 short stitch holders. Yarn needle

GAUGE

In Stockinette stitch, 18 sts and 24 rows = 4"/10cm
Remember to check gauge for best results!

NOTE 
Body and sleeves are knit separately to underarm, then joined for yoke.

INSTRUCTIONS

BODY 
Using A and circular needle, CO 100 (108, 116) sts. Join in the round, being careful not to twist. Place marker for beg of round. Work around in k1, p1 rib for 1.5”/4cm. Change to Stockinette st (knit every round) and work until body measures 7 (8, 9)"/17.5 (20, 23)cm from CO. Cut A. 
Dividing round: Place 40 (44, 48) sts on long holder for front, 10 sts on short holder for underarm, 40 (44, 48) sts on long holder for back, 10 sts on short holder for underarm and set aside.

 

SLEEVES
Using A and dpns, CO 28 (28, 32) sts. Join in the round, being careful not to twist. Place marker for beg of round. Work around in k1, p1 rib for 1.5”/4 cm. Change to Stockinette st (knit every round), inc 1 st at beg and end of every 6th round 6 (7, 8) times—40 (42, 48) sts. Work even until sleeve measures 9 (10, 11)”/23 (25.5, 28)cm from beg or desired length to underarm. Place first 5 sts and last 5 sts of last round on short holder (10 underarm sts). Place remaining 30 (32, 38) sleeve sts on long holder.
Work 2nd sleeve.

 

YOKE
Joining round: Using circular needle, k40 (44, 48) back sts, place marker, k30 (32, 38) first sleeve sts, place marker, k40 (44, 48) front sts, place marker, k30 (32, 38) second sleeve sts, place different color marker for beg of round—140 (152, 172) sts.

 

For size 18 months and 4 years only:
Dec round: *Knit to marker, remove marker, k2tog, replace marker; repeat from * around—136 (152, 168) sts. Place marker for beg of round.

 

For all sizes: 
Follow 8-st repeat Fair Isle chart, Rounds 1-15 (18, 20) working dec round on last round as follows:
Dec round: *K2, 2tog; repeat from * around—102 (114, 126) sts. 
Follow 6-st repeat Fair Isle chart for next 5 rounds working dec round on last round as follows:
Dec round: *K1, k2tog; repeat from * around—68 (76, 84) sts. Fasten off A and B. 
Continue with C only in Stockinette st until yoke measures 4.5 (5.5, 6)”/11 (14, 15)cm. 
Dec round: *K2, k2tog; repeat from * around—51 (57, 63) sts. 
Knit 1 round, decreasing 1 st—50 (58, 64) sts.
Work around in k1, p1 rib for 1”/2.5cm for neckband. 
BO loosely in rib.

 

FINISHING
Graft underarm sts. Block garment. 
Using yarn needle, weave in ends.