Nordic Yoke Set

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Nordic Yoke Set

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Nordic-inspired colorwork makes this stylish set a stunning addition to kids' cold-weather wardrobes. Shown in Patons Classic Wool DK Superwash.

Sizes

4 yrs
23 ins [58.5 cm]
26 ins [66 cm]
6 yrs
25 ins [63.5 cm]
28.5 ins [72.5 cm]
8 yrs
26.5 ins [67.5 cm]
30.5 ins [77.5 cm]
10 yrs
28 ins [71 cm]
32.5 ins [82.5 cm]
12 yrs
30 ins [76 cm]
35 ins [89 cm]
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The materials for this project cost $75.95

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Size:

  • 4 yrs
  • 6 yrs
  • 8 yrs
  • 10 yrs
  • 12 yrs
To fit chest measurement
23 ins [58.5 cm]
Finished chest measurement
26 ins [66 cm]

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Step 2:

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

Main Color (MC)

Classic Wool DK Superwash | Red, 12705Edit Color
$17.37

Contrast A

Classic Wool DK Superwash | Black, 12040Edit Color
$11.58

Contrast B

Classic Wool DK Superwash | Aran, 12008Edit Color
$5.79

Takumi Bamboo Circular Knitting Needles 24"

Size 4/3.5mm
$8.49

Takumi Bamboo Circular Knitting Needles 24"

Size 6/4mm
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Takumi Bamboo Double Point Knitting Needles 7" 5/Pkg

Size 4/3.5mm
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Takumi Bamboo Double Point Knitting Needles 7" 5/Pkg

Size 6/4mm
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Locking Stitch Markers

20/Pkg
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The materials for this project cost $75.95

Abbreviations

Alt = alternate(ing)

Dec = decrease(ing)

Inc = Increase(ing)

Inc(s) = Increase 1 stitch by knitting into front and back of next stitch.

K = knit

k2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together.

M1 = Make 1 stitch by picking up horizontal loop lying before next stitch and knitting into back of loop.

P = purl

rem = remain(ing)

rep = repeat

rnd(s) = round(s)

st(s) = stitch(es)

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

To fit chest measurement
4 yrs 23 ins [58.5 cm]
6 yrs 25 ins [63.5 cm]
8 yrs 26.5 ins [67.5 cm]
10 yrs 28 ins [71 cm]
12 yrs 30 ins [76 cm]
Finished chest measurement
4 yrs 26 ins [66 cm]
6 yrs 28.5 ins [72.5 cm]
8 yrs 30.5 ins [77.5 cm]
10 yrs 32.5 ins [82.5 cm]
12 yrs 35 ins [89 cm]

MATERIALS

Pullover
Classic Wool DK Superwash (50 g/1.75 oz;114 m/125 yds)
Sizes4 yrs6 yrs8 yrs10 yrs12 yrs 
Main Color (MC)
Red (12705)
34455
Contrast A
Black (12040)
22333
Contrast B
Aran (12008)
12222
Sizes U.S. 4 (3.5 mm) and U.S. 6 (4 mm) circular knitting needles 20" [50 cm] long. Set of four sizes U.S. 4 (3.5 mm) and U.S. 6 (4 mm) doublepointed knitting needles or size needed to obtain tension. 4 stitch markers.
Hat
Classic Wool DK Superwash (50 g/1.75 oz;114 m/125 yds)
Sizes4 yrs6 yrs8 yrs10 yrs12 yrs 
Main Color (MC)
Red (12705)
11111
Contrast A
Black (12040)
11111
Contrast B
Aran (12008)
11111
Sizes U.S. 4 (3.5 mm) and U.S. 6 (4 mm) circular knitting needles 20" [50 cm] long. Set of four sizes U.S. 4 (3.5 mm) and U.S. 6 (4 mm) doublepointed knitting needles or size needed to obtain tension. 4 stitch markers. Hat to fit 4/6 (8/12) yrs.

GAUGE

22 sts and 28 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 ( ). Numbers for each size are shown in the same color throughout the pattern. When only one number is given in black, it applies to all sizes.
PULLOVER
Note: Garment is worked from neck edge down in one piece.
YOKE
Neckband: With set of four smaller doublepointed needles and A, cast on 84 (84-92-104-112) sts. Join in rnd, placing marker on first st.
1st rnd: *K2. P2. Rep from * around.
Rep this rnd of (K2. P2) ribbing for 2" [5 cm].
Break A.

Change to larger set of needles.
1st rnd: With MC, knit.
2nd rnd: *K14 (14-18-20-28). M1. Rep from * to last 0 (0-2-4-0) sts. K0 (0-2-4-0). 90 (90-97-109-116) sts.

Sizes 8, 10 and 12 only: 3rd rnd: Knit.
4th rnd: *K(19-20-29). M1. Rep from * to last (2-9-0) sts. K(2-9-0). (102-114-120) sts.

All sizes: Work Chart I to end of chart, reading rows from right to left, noting 6-st rep will be worked 15 (15-17-19-20) times. 240 (240-272-304-320) sts. See Chart I on page 2.
Note: Move sts to larger circular needle when necessary.

Sizes 4 and 10 only: With MC, knit 2 (10) rnds even.

Sizes 6, 8 and 12 only: Next rnd: With MC, *K(20-68-80). M1. Rep from * around. (252-276-324) sts. Knit (4-6-10) rnds even.
Next rnd: With MC, *K(21-69-81). M1. Rep from * around. (264-280-328) sts.

All sizes: Divide for Body and Sleeves: Slip first 52 (58-62-68-74) sts onto length of yarn for right sleeve. Cast on 4 (4-6-6-6) sts. K68 (74-78-84-90) for front. Slip next 52 (58-62-68-74) sts onto length of yarn for left sleeve.
Cast on 4 (4-6-6-6) sts. K68 (74-78-84-90) for back. Join in rnd, placing marker on first st. 144 (156-168-180-192) for Body sts.

Body: With MC, knit in rnds until work from dividing rnd measures 6 1/2 (7 1/2-8-9-10 1/2)" [16.5 (19-20.5-23-26.5) cm].

Sizes 6 and 10 only: *K(39-45). M1. Rep from * around. (160-184) sts.

All sizes: Work Chart II to end of chart, reading rows from right to left, noting 8-st rep will be worked 18 (20-21-23-24) times. Break MC and B.

Change to smaller needle, A and knit 2 rnds. Proceed in (K2. P2) ribbing as given for neckband for 2" [5 cm]. Cast off in ribbing

SLEEVES
Join MC to right sleeve sts and with larger set of double-pointed needles, K52 (58-62-68-74). Pick up and knit 4 (4-6-6-6) sts. Join in rnd, placing marker after 2nd (2nd-3rd-3rd-3rd) picked up st. 56 (62-68-74-80) sts. Knit 16 (12-12-6-6) rnds even. Dec 1 st at each side of marker on next and every following 6th rnd until there are 50 (54-60-62-66) sts, then every following 4th rnd until there are 44 (44-48-48-48) sts. Knit even in rnds until work from dividing rnd measures 7 (8-9-10-11 1/2)" [18 (20.5-23-25.5-29) cm].
Work Chart III to end of chart, reading rows from right to left, noting 2-st rep will be worked 22 (22-24-24-24) times. Break MC and B.

Change to smaller set of needles and with A, knit 2 rnds.
Proceed in (K2. P2) ribbing as given for neckband for 2" [5 cm]. Cast off in ribbing.

HAT
With A and set of 4 smaller needles, cast on 96 (100) sts. Divide sts on 3 needles. Join in rnd, placing a marker on first st.
Work 2 1/2" [6 cm] in (K2. P2) ribbing, inc 0 (4) sts evenly around last rnd. 96 (104) sts. Place a marker at end of last rnd.

Change to set of 4 larger needles.
Knit 2 rnds.

Work Chart II to end of chart, reading rows from right to left and noting 8-st rep will be worked 12 (13) times. Break A and B.
With MC, knit in rnds until work from marker measures 4 1/2 (5)" [11.5 (12.5) cm].
Shape top: 1st rnd: *K6. K2tog. Rep from * around. 84 (91) sts.
2nd and alt rnds: Knit.
3rd rnd: *K5. K2tog. Rep from * around. 72 (78) sts.
5th rnd: *K4. K2tog. Rep from * around. 60 (65) sts.
7th rnd: *K3. K2tog. Rep from * around. 48 (52) sts.
9th rnd: *K2. K2tog. Rep from * around. 36 (39) sts.
11th rnd: *K1. K2tog. Rep from * around. 24 (26) sts.
12th rnd: *K2tog. Rep from * around. 12 (13) sts.
Break yarn, leaving a long end. Draw end tightly through rem sts.

Pompom: Wind 2 strands of A around 4 fingers 100 times. Remove from fingers and tie tightly in center. Cut through both sides of loops. Trim to a smooth round shape. Sew securely to top of Hat.