Yuletide Yoke

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Yuletide Yoke

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Festive fair-isle yoke sweater with snowflake details! Perfect for the Holidays!

Sizes

2 yrs
21" [53.5 cm]
24" [61 cm]
4 yrs
23" [58.5 cm]
26" [66 cm]
6 yrs
25" [63.5 cm]
28" [71 cm]
8 yrs
26½" [67.5 cm]
29" [73.5 cm]
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The materials for this project cost $44.91

Step 1:

Select your options

Size:

  • 2 yrs
  • 4 yrs
  • 6 yrs
  • 8 yrs
To fit chest measurement
21" [53.5 cm]
Finished chest
24" [61 cm]

Step 2:

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

Main Color (MC)

Satin | Crimson, 04705Edit Color
$6.98

Contrast A

Satin | Silk, 04007Edit Color
$3.49

Circular Aluminum Knitting Needles 29"

Size 7/4.5mm
$5.85

Circular Aluminum Knitting Needles 29"

Size 8/5mm
$5.85

Double Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 7"

Size 7/4.5mm
$4.00

Double Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 7"

Size 8/5mm
$4.00

Aluminum Stitch Holder

4-3/4" 1/Pkg
$6.75

Bead Stitch Markers

Clear 3/Pkg
$7.99
The materials for this project cost $44.91

Abbreviations

Approx = approximately

Beg = beginning

Dec = decrease(ing)

Inc = Increase(ing)

K = knit

K1-f/b = (increase) Knit into the front and back loop of the stitch.

k2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together.

P = purl

pat = pattern

pm= place marker

rem = remain(ing)

rep = repeat

rnd(s) = round(s)

st(s) = stitch(es)

tog = together

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

To fit chest measurement
2 yrs 21" [53.5 cm]
4 yrs 23" [58.5 cm]
6 yrs 25" [63.5 cm]
8 yrs 26½" [67.5 cm]
Finished chest
2 yrs 24" [61 cm]
4 yrs 26" [66 cm]
6 yrs 28" [71 cm]
8 yrs 29" [73.5 cm]

MATERIALS

Satin (100 g/3.5 oz;182 m/200 yds)
Sizes2 yrs4 yrs6 yrs8 yrs 
Main Color (MC)
Crimson (04705)
2334
Contrast A
Silk (04007)
1111
Sizes U.S. 7 (4.5 mm) and 8 (5 mm) circular knitting needles 24" [60 cm] long. Set of four sizes U.S. 7 (4.5 mm) and U.S. 8 (5 mm) double-pointed knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge. 5 stitch holders. 1 stitch marker.

GAUGE

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

INSTRUCTIONS

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.

Body
With MC and smaller circular needle, cast on 108 (118-126-130) sts. Join in rnd, placing marker on first st.
1st rnd: *K1. P1. Rep from * around.
Rep last rnd for (K1. P1) ribbing until work from beg measures 2" [5 cm].
Change to larger circular needle and proceed as follows:
1st rnd: Knit, inc 0 (2-0-2) sts evenly around. 108 (120-126-132) sts.
2nd rnd: Knit.
Knit Chart I to end of chart, reading rows from right to left, noting 6-st rep will be worked 18 (20-21-22) times. Break A.
With MC only, knit even in rnds until work from beg measures 10 (11-11½-12)" [25.5(28-29-30.5) cm].
Next rnd: [K54 (60-63-66). Slip last 6 (6-8-8) sts onto a st holder for underarm] twice. Leave all sts on a spare needle.

Sleeves
With set of four smaller double-pointed needles and MC, cast on 24 (30-36-36) sts. Divide sts evenly onto 3 needles. Join in rnd, placing marker on first st.
1st rnd: *K1. P1. Rep from * around.
Rep last rnd for (K1. P1) ribbing until work from beg measures 1½" [4 cm].
Change to larger double-pointed needles and proceed as follows:
Next rnd: Knit.
Knit Chart I to end of chart, noting 6-st rep will be worked 4 (5-6-6) times. Break A.
With MC only, proceed as follows:
**Next rnd: Kfb. Knit to last st. Kfb. 26 (32-38-38) sts.
Knit 8 (16-18-18) rnds even.**
Rep from ** to ** 4 (2-2-3) times more. 34 (36-42-44) sts.
Knit even in rnds until Sleeve from beg measures 8½ (10½-11½-12½)" [21.5 (26.5-29-32) cm].
Next rnd: K31 (33-38-40). Slip last 3 (3-4-4) sts and first 3 (3-4-4) sts of rnd onto a st holder for underarm. Break yarn. Leave rem 28 (30-34-36) sts on a st holder.

Yoke
1st rnd: With MC and larger circular needle, [K28 (30-34-36) for Sleeve. PM. K48 (54-55-58) for Body. PM] twice. 152 (168-178-188) sts.
Next rnd: Knit, inc 2 (0-4-8) sts evenly around. 154 (168-182-196) sts.

Sizes 6 and 8 only: With MC, knit 3 rnds even.

All sizes: Work Chart II to end of chart, reading rows from right to left, noting 14-st rep will be worked 11 (12-13-14) times.

Sizes 6 and 8 only: Next rnd: With MC, Knit, dec (2-0) sts evenly around. (180-196) sts.
Next rnd: With MC, knit.
Next rnd: With A, knit.

All sizes: Next rnd: With MC, *K2tog. K2.
Rep from * to last 2 (0-0-0) sts. K2 (0-0-0). 114 (126-135-147) sts.

Sizes 6 and 8 only: Next rnd: With A, *K(43-47). K2tog. Rep from * twice more. (132-144) sts.

All sizes: Next rnd: With MC, knit.
Work Chart I to end of chart, noting 6-st rep will be worked 19 (21-22-24) times. Break A.
Next rnd: With MC, *K2tog. K1. Rep from * around. 76 (84-88-96) sts.
With MC, knit 12 (15-12-14) rnds even.

Size 2 only: Next rnd: K7. *K2tog. K4. Rep from * to last 3 sts. K1. K2tog. 64 sts.

Sizes 4, 6 and 8 only: Next rnd: *K2. K2tog. K(3-2-2). K2tog. Rep from * to last (3-0-0) sts. K(3-0-0). (66-66-72) sts.

All sizes: Change to smaller set of 4 needles. Work in (K1. P1) ribbing as given above for 1" [2.5 cm]. Cast off loosely in ribbing.