"Very Scary" Pullovers

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"Very Scary" Pullovers

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Children's pullovers with a friendly jack'o'lantern or a skull and crossbones variation.

Sizes

2 yrs
21 ins '[53.5 cm]
25 ins [63.5 cm]
4 yrs
23 ins [58.5 cm]
27 ins [68.5 cm]
6 yrs
25 ins [63.5 cm]
29.5 ins [75 cm]
8 yrs
26.5 ins [67.5 cm]
32.5 ins [82.5 cm]
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The materials for this project cost $15.59

Step 1:

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Size:

  • 2 yrs
  • 4 yrs
  • 6 yrs
  • 8 yrs
To fit chest measurement
21 ins '[53.5 cm]
Finish chest
25 ins [63.5 cm]

Version

Step 2:

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

Main Color (MC)

Super Value | Select your Shade, Edit Color
$0.00

Contrast A

Super Value | Yellow, 07445Edit Color
$4.99

Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 7/4.5mm
$3.95

Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 8/5mm
$3.95

Aluminum Stitch Holder

4-3/4" 1/Pkg
$2.70
The materials for this project cost $15.59

Abbreviations

Alt = alternate(ing)

Beg = beginning

cont = continue(ity)

Dec = decrease(ing)

Inc = Increase(ing)

pat = pattern

rem = remain(ing)

rep = repeat

RS = right side

st(s) = stitch(es)

tog = together

WS = wrong side

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

To fit chest measurement
2 yrs 21 ins '[53.5 cm]
4 yrs 23 ins [58.5 cm]
6 yrs 25 ins [63.5 cm]
8 yrs 26.5 ins [67.5 cm]
Finish chest
2 yrs 25 ins [63.5 cm]
4 yrs 27 ins [68.5 cm]
6 yrs 29.5 ins [75 cm]
8 yrs 32.5 ins [82.5 cm]

MATERIALS

Jack-O'-Latern Version
Super Value
Sizes2 yrs4 yrs6 yrs8 yrs 
Main Color (MC)
()
1223
Super Value (197 g/7. oz;389 m/426 yds)
Contrast A
Yellow (07445)
1111
Sizes 4.5 mm (U.S. 7) and 5 mm (U.S. 8) knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge. 2 st holders.
Skull and Crossbones Version
Super Value (197 g/7. oz;389 m/426 yds)
Sizes2 yrs4 yrs6 yrs8 yrs 
Main Color (MC)
Black (07421)
1223
Contrast A
White (07391)
1111
Sizes 4.5 mm (U.S. 7) and 5 mm (U.S. 8) knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge. 2 st holders.

GAUGE

18 sts and 24 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] with larger needles in stocking st.

INSTRUCTIONS

Back
**With MC and smaller needles, cast on 57 (61-67-73) 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 of (K1. P1) ribbing for 2 ins [5 cm], ending on a 2nd row.**
Change to larger needles and proceed in stocking st until work from beg measures (8-9-11) ins [19 (20.5-23-28) cm], ending with a purl row.
Shape armholes: Cast off 4 (4-6-6) sts beg next 2 rows. 49 (53-55-61) sts.
Cont even until armhole measures (6--7) ins [14 (15-16.5-18) cm], ending with a purl row.
Shape shoulders: Cast off 6 (6-6-8) sts beg next 2 rows, then cast off 6 (7-7-8) sts beg following 2 rows. Leave rem 25 (27-29-29) sts on a st holder.
Front
Work from ** to ** as given for Back.
Jack-o’-Lantern Version only: Change to larger needles and proceed in stocking st for 4 (6-10-14) rows.
Place chart: 1st row: (RS). K9 (11-14-17). Work 1st row of Chart I across next 39 sts. Knit to end of row.
2nd row: P9 (11-14-17). Work 2nd row of Chart I across next 39 sts. Purl to end of row.
Skull and Crossbones Version only: Change to larger needles and proceed in stocking st for 2 (4-8-12) rows.
Place chart: 1st row: (RS). K10 (12-15-18). Work 1st row of Chart II across next 37 sts. Knit to end of row.
2nd row: P10 (12-15-18). Work 2nd row of Chart II across next 37 sts. Purl to end of row.
Both Versions: Keeping cont of chart, as placed in last 2 rows, cont even until work from beg measures same length as Back to armholes, ending with a purl row.
Shape armholes: Cast off 4 (4-6-6) sts beg next 2 rows. 49 (53-55-61) sts.
Cont even until armhole measures (-4-) ins [9 (9-10-11.5) cm], ending with a purl row.
Shape neck: Next row: K18 (20-20-23) (neck edge). Turn.
Leave rem sts on a spare needle.
Dec 1 st at neck edge on next 4 rows, then on every following alt row 2 (3-3-3) times. 12 (13-13-16) sts.
Cont even until armhole measures same length as Back to beg of shoulder shaping, ending with a purl row.
Shape shoulder: Cast off 6 (6-6-8) sts beg next row. Work 1 row even. Cast off rem 7 (7-7-8) sts.
With RS of work facing, slip next 13 (13-15-15) sts onto a st holder. Join MC to rem sts and knit to end of row.
Dec 1 st at neck edge on next 4 rows, then on every following alt row 2 (3-3-3) times. 12 (13-13-16) sts.
Cont even until armhole measures same length as Back to beg of shoulder shaping, ending with a purl row.
Shape shoulder: Cast off 6 (6-6-8) sts beg next row. Work 1 row even. Cast off rem 7 (7-7-8) sts.
Sleeves
With MC and smaller needles, cast on 33 (35-35-37) sts.
Work 2 ins [5 cm] in (K1. P1) ribbing as given for Back, inc 4 sts evenly across last row. 37 (39-39-41) sts.
Change to larger needles and proceed in stocking st for 4 rows.
Inc 1 st each end of needle on next and every following 4th row until there are 41 (47-47-53) sts, then on every following 6th row until there are 49 (55-59-63) sts.
Cont even until work from beg measures (10-11½-13) ins [21.5 (25.5-29-33) cm], ending with a purl row. Place markers at each end of last row.
Work 4 (4-6-6) rows even. Cast off.
Finishing
Pin garment pieces to measurements. Cover with a damp cloth, leaving cloth to dry.
Neckband: Sew right shoulder seam. With RS of work facing and smaller needles, pick up and knit 13 (15-15-15) sts down left front neck edge. K13 (13-15-15) from front st holder. Pick up and knit 13 (15-15-15) sts up left front neck edge. K25 (27-29-29) from back st holder, inc 1 st at center. 65 (71-75-75) sts.
Beg on a 2nd row, work 7 rows in (K1. P1) ribbing as given for Back. Cast off in ribbing.
Sew in sleeves placing rows above markers along cast off sts of front and back to form square armholes. Sew side and sleeve seams.