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Child's pullover with long cables and ribbing.

4 yrs
24 ins [61 cm]
31 ins [78.5cm]
6 yrs
26 ins [66 cm]
34 ins [86 cm]
8 yrs
28 ins [71 cm]
36 ins [91 cm]
10 yrs
30 ins [76 cm]
38½ ins [98 cm]
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Size:

  • 4 yrs
  • 6 yrs
  • 8 yrs
  • 10 yrs
Chest Measurement:
24 ins [61 cm]
Finished Chest:
31 ins [78.5cm]

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The materials for this project cost $13.59

Abbreviations

Beg = beginning

K = knit

P = purl

pat = pattern

rep = repeat

RS = right side

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Chest Measurement:
4 yrs 24 ins [61 cm]
6 yrs 26 ins [66 cm]
8 yrs 28 ins [71 cm]
10 yrs 30 ins [76 cm]
Finished Chest:
4 yrs 31 ins [78.5cm]
6 yrs 34 ins [86 cm]
8 yrs 36 ins [91 cm]
10 yrs 38½ ins [98 cm]

MATERIALS

Classic Wool Worsted
Sizes4 yrs6 yrs8 yrs10 yrs 
Main Color (MC)
()
4555
Contrast A
()
1111
Contrast B
()
1111
Sizes 4 mm (U.S. 6) and 4.5 mm (U.S. 7) knitting needles or size needed to obtain tension. Cable needle. 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 ( ).

FRONT
***With smaller needles and A cast on 75 (87-93-99) sts.
Knit 3 rows.
With B, knit 2 rows, inc 24 sts evenly across last row. 99 (111- 117-123) sts.
Change to MC, larger needles and proceed in pat as follows:
1st row: (RS). P0 (0-0-3). K3 (0-3- 3).*P3. K3. (P1. K1) 4 times. P1. K3. Rep from * to last 6 (3-6-9) sts. P3. K3 (0-3-3). P0 (0-0-3).
2nd row: K0 (0-0-3). P3 (0-3-3). *K3. P3. (K1. P1) 4 times. K1. P3. Rep from * to last 6 (3-6-9) sts. K3. P3 (0-3-3). K0 (0-0-3).
3rd and 4th rows: As 1st and 2nd rows.
5th row: P0 (0-0-3). K3 (0-3-3). *P3. K3. P1. T7B. P1. K3. Rep from * to last 6 (3-6-9) sts. P3. K3 (0-3-3). P0 (0-0-3).
6th row: As 2nd row.
7th to 10th rows: As 1st and 2nd rows twice.
Rep last 10 tows of body pat until work from beg measures 10 (12- 13-14) ins [25.5 (30.5-33-35.5) cm] ending with RS facing for next row.
Proceed as follows:
**Next row: P0 (0-0-3). K3 (0-3- 3). *P3. K3. (P1. K1. P1. K3) twice. Rep from * to last 6 (3-6-9) sts. P3. K3 (0-3-3). P0 (0-0-3).
Next row: K0 (0-0-3). P3 (0-3-3). *K3. P3. (K1. P1. K1. P3) twice.
Rep from * to last 6 (3-6-9) sts. K3. P3 (0-3-3). K0 (0-0-3). Place a marker at each end of last row.**
Proceed in chest pat as follows:
1st row: K3 (0-3-0). *P3. K3. Rep from * to last 0 (3-0-3) sts. P0 (3-0-3).
2nd row: K0 (3-0-3). *P3. K3. Rep from * to last 3 (0-3-0) sts. P3 (0-3-0).
These 2 rows form chest pat.
Cont in chest pat until work from markers measures 2 (2-2-3) ins [5 (5-5-8) cm] ending with RS facing for next row.
Work from ** to **. Place a marker at each end of last row.***
Proceed in body pat (10 row rep) until work from last markers measures 2 ins [5 cm], ending with RS facing for next row.
Neck shaping: Next row: Pat across 42 (48-51-54) sts (neck edge). Turn. Leave rem sts on a spare needle.
Keeping cont of pat, dec 1 st at neck edge on next 3 rows, then on following alt rows 2 (3-4-4) times. 37 (42-44-47) sts.
Work 7 rows even in pat, ending with RS facing for next row.
Shoulder shaping: Cast off 12 (14- 15-16) sts beg next and following alt row. Work 1 row even in pat. Cast off rem 13 (14-14-15) sts.
With RS of work facing slip next 15 sts from spare needle onto a st holder. Join MC to rem sts and pat to end of row.
Work 1 row even.
Keeping cont of pat dec 1 st at neck edge on next 3 rows, then on following alt rows 2 (3-4-4) times. 37 (42-44-47) sts.
Work 6 rows even in pat, ending with WS facing for next row.
Shoulder shaping: Cast off 12 (14- 15-16) sts beg next and following alt row. Work 1 row even in pat.
Cast off rem 13 (14-14-15) sts.

BACK
Work from *** to *** as given for Front.
Proceed in body pat (10 row rep) until work from last markers measures same length as Front to beg of shoulder shaping ending with RS facing for next row.
Shoulder shaping: Cast off 12 (14-15-16) sts beg next 4 rows, then 13 (14-14-15) sts beg following 2 rows. Leave rem 25 (27-29-29) sts on a st holder.

SLEEVES
With smaller needles and A cast on 35 (35-41-43) sts.
Knit 3 rows.
With B, knit 2 rows, inc 10 (10-10- 8) sts evenly across last row. 45 (45-51-51) sts.
Change to MC, larger needles and proceed in pat as follows:
1st row: (RS). K3. *P3. K3. Rep from * to end of row.
2nd row: P3. *K3. P3. Rep from * to end of row.
These 2 rows form (K3. P3) ribbing.
Cont in ribbing inc 1 st at each end of next and every alt row to 59 (59-65-71) sts, then every following 4th row until there are 77 (85-91-97) sts, taking inc sts into rib pat.
Cont even in pat until work from beg measures 10½ (12-13½-15) ins [26.5 (30.5-34.5-38) cm] ending with RS facing for next row. Cast off in pat.

FINISHING
Pin garment pieces to measurements and cover with a damp cloth allowing cloth to dry.
Neckband: Sew right shoulder seam. With RS of work facing, smaller needles and MC, pick up and knit 15 (15-18-18) sts down left front neck edge. Work [(P3. K3) twice. P3] across 15 sts from front st holder. Pick up and knit 15 (15-18-18) sts up right front neck edge. K25 (27-29-29) from back st holder, dec 4 (6-5-5) sts evenly across. 66 (66-75-75) sts.
1st row: (WS). P0 (0-3-3). *K3. P3. Rep from * to end of row.
2nd row: *K3. P3. Rep from * to last 0 (0-3-3) sts. K0 (0-3-3).
Rep last 2 rows twice more, then 1st row once. Change to B and knit 2 rows, dec 6 sts evenly across first row. 60 (60-69-69) sts.
Change to A and work 2 rows in stocking st.
Knit 2 rows (garter st).
Work 2 rows stocking st.
With MC, cont in stocking st working the same number of rows as in rib pat.
Cast off loosely.
Sew left shoulder and neckband seam. Fold stocking st part of neckband to inside and sew in position.
Place markers on front and back side edges 6 (-7-) ins [15 (16.5-18-19) cm] down from shoulder seams. Sew in Sleeves between markers. Sew side and sleeve seams.