Zip Neck Saddle Shoulder

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Zip Neck Saddle Shoulder

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Saddle shoulder pullover for kids with clean, casual lines.

Sizes

4 yrs
24 ins [61 cm]
28 ins [71 cm]
6 yrs
26 ins [66 cm]
30 ins [76 cm]
8 yrs
28 ins [71 cm]
33 ins [84 cm]
10 yrs
30 ins [76 cm]
35 ins [89 cm]
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The materials for this project cost $10.60

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Size:

  • 4 yrs
  • 6 yrs
  • 8 yrs
  • 10 yrs
Chest Measurments
24 ins [61 cm]
Finished Measurments
28 ins [71 cm]

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Main Color (MC)

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Aluminum Stitch Holder

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Materials not included in this kit:

Zipper.

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Abbreviations

Beg = beginning

k2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together.

psso = pass slipped stitch over

rep = repeat

RS = right side

Sl1 = Slip next stitch knitwise.

st(s) = stitch(es)

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Chest Measurments
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 Measurments
4 yrs 28 ins [71 cm]
6 yrs 30 ins [76 cm]
8 yrs 33 ins [84 cm]
10 yrs 35 ins [89 cm]

MATERIALS

Saddle Shoulder
Classic Wool Worsted
Sizes4 yrs6 yrs8 yrs10 yrs 
Main Color (MC)
()
3445
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1111
Sizes 4 mm (U.S. 6) and 4.5 mm (U.S. 7) knitting needles or size needed to obtain tension. 2 st holders. Zipper.

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 ( ).

BACK
**With smaller needles and MC, cast on 65 (69-73-77) sts.
1st row: (RS). K2. *P1. K3. Rep from * to last 3 sts. P1. K2.
2nd row: P1. *K3. P1. Rep from * to end of row.
These 2 rows form moss rib pat.
Cont in moss rib pat until work from beg measures 1½ ins [4 cm], ending with RS facing for next row and inc 5 (7-9-11) sts evenly across last row. 70 (76-82-88) sts.
Change to larger needles and proceed in stocking st until work from beg measures 9 (10-11-12) ins [23 (25.5-28-30.5) cm] ending with RS facing for next row.
Armhole shaping: Cast off 3 sts beg next 2 rows. 64 (70-76-82) sts.
Next row: K2. Sl1. K1. psso. Knit to last 4 sts. K2tog. K2.
Next row: Purl.**
Rep last 2 rows 7 (7-5-3) times more. 48 (54-64-74) sts.
Next row: K2. Sl1. K1. psso. Knit to last 4 sts. K2tog. K2.
Next row: Purl.
Next row: Knit.
Next row: Purl.
Rep last 4 rows 2 (3-5-7) times more. 42 (46-52-58) sts.

Sizes 4 and 10 only: Next row: K2. Sl1. K1. psso. Knit to last 4 sts. K2tog. K2. 40 (56) sts.
Next row: Purl.

All Sizes: Shoulder shaping:
Cast off 5 (6-7-7) sts beg next 2 rows, then cast off 5 (7-8-8) sts beg following 2 rows. Cast off rem 20 (20-22-26) sts.

FRONT
Work from ** to ** as given for Back.

Size 10 only: Rep last 2 rows twice more. 76 sts.

All Sizes: Zip opening: Next row: (RS). K2. Sl1. K1. psso. K27 (30- 33-34). Turn. 30 (33-36-37) sts. Leave rem sts on a st holder.
Next row: Purl.

Sizes 4, 6 and 8 only: Next row: K2. Sl1. K1. psso. Knit to end of row.
Next row: Purl.
Rep last 2 rows 5 (5-3) times more. 24 (27-32) sts.

All Sizes: Next row: K2. Sl1. K1. psso. Knit to end of row.
Next row: Purl.
Next row: Knit.
Next row: Purl.
Rep last 4 rows 1 (1-3-5) time(s) more. 22 (25-28-31) sts.
Neck shaping: Next row: (RS). K2. Sl1. K1. psso. K9 (12-14-15). K2tog (neck edge). Turn. Leave rem 7 (7-8-10) sts on a st holder. 13 (16-18-19) sts.
Next row: Purl.
Next row: Knit to last 2 sts. K2tog.
Next row: Purl.
Next row: K2. Sl1. K1. psso. Knit to last 2 sts. K2tog. 10 (13-15-16) sts.
Next row: Purl.

Sizes 6, 8 and 10 only: Next row: Knit.
Next row: Purl.

Size 10 only: Next row: K2. Sl1. K1. psso. Knit to end of row. 15 sts.
Next row: Purl.

All Sizes: Shoulder shaping: Cast off 5 (6-7-7) sts beg next row. Purl 1 row. Cast off rem 5 (7-8-8) sts.
With RS of work facing, join yarn to rem sts on spare needle and knit to last 4 sts. K2tog. K2.
Next row: Purl.

Sizes 4, 6 and 8 only: Next row: Knit to last 4 sts. K2tog. K2.
Next row: Purl.
Rep last 2 rows 5 (5-3) times more. 24 (27-32) sts.

All Sizes: Next row: Knit to last 4 sts. K2tog. K2.
Next row: Purl.
Next row: Knit.
Next row: Purl.
Rep last 4 rows 1 (1-3-5) time(s) more. 22 (25-28-31) sts.
Neck shaping: Next row: (RS). K7 (7-8-10). Leave these sts on st holder. K2tog. Knit to last 4 sts. K2tog. K2. 13 (16-18-19) sts.
Next row: Purl.
Next row: K2tog. Knit to end of row.
Next row: Purl.
Next row: K2tog. Knit to last 4 sts. K2tog. K2. 10 (13-15-16) sts.
Next row: Purl.

Sizes 6, 8 and 10 only: Next row: Knit.
Next row: Purl.

Size 10 only: Next row: K2. Sl1. K1. psso. Knit to end of row. 15 sts.
Next row: Purl.

All Sizes: Next row: Knit.
Shoulder shaping: Cast off 5 (6- 7-7) sts beg next row. Knit 1 row. Cast off rem 5 (7-8-8) sts.

SLEEVES
With larger needles and MC, cast on 41 (41-45-45) sts.
Proceed in Moss Rib pat as given for Back inc 1 st at each end of 3rd and every following alt row until there are 57 (59-59-59), then every following 4th row until there are are 67 (69-73-75) sts, taking inc sts into pat.
Cont even in pat until work from beg measures 10 (12-13½-15) ins [25.5 (30.5-34.5-38) cm] ending with RS facing for next row.
Shape top: Cast off 3 sts beg next 2 rows. 61 (63-67-69) sts.
Next row: K2. Sl1. K1. psso. Pat to last 4 sts. K2tog. K2.
Next row: P2. P2tog. Pat to last 4 sts. P2togtbl. P2.
Rep last 2 rows 8 (6-6-3) times more. 25 (35-39-53) sts.
Next row: K2. Sl1. K1. psso. Pat to last 4 sts. K2tog. K2.
Next row: P3. Pat to last 3 sts. P3.
Rep last 2 rows 5 (8-10-16) times more. 13 (17-17-19) sts.
Place a marker at each end of needle.
Right Sleeve only: Cont in pat across rem 13 (17-17-19) sts until work from markers measures 2 (- 3-3) ins [5 (6-7.5-7.5) cm], ending with RS facing for next row. Cast off 7 (9-9-10) sts. 6 (8-8-9) sts rem.
Left Sleeve only: Cont in pat across rem 13 (17-17-19) sts until work from markers measures 2 (-3-3) ins [5 (6-7.5-7.5) cm], ending with WS facing for next row. Cast off 7 (9-9-10) sts. 6 (8-8- 9) sts rem.
Both Sleeves: Cont in pat across rem 6 (8-8-9) sts until work from cast off edge measures 2 (2-2¼-) ins [5 (5-5.5-6) cm], ending with RS facing for next row. Cast off.

FINISHING
Pin garment pieces to measurements and cover with a damp cloth allowing cloth to dry.
Collar: Sew saddle strips to back as shown on Diagram. With RS of work facing, smaller needles and MC, K7 (7-8-10) from right st holder, inc 3 sts evenly across.
Pick up and knit 13 (17-17-20) sts up right front neck edge. Pick up and knit 27 (27-29-35) sts across back neck edge of saddle strips.
Pick up and 13 (17-17-20) sts down front neck edge. K7 (7-8-10) from left st holder, inc 3 sts evenly across. 73 (81-85-101) sts.
1st row: (WS). P1. *K3. P1. Rep from * to end of row.
2nd row: K2. *P1. K3. Rep from * to last 3 sts. P1. K2.
Rep last 2 rows 8 times more, then 1st row once ending with RS facing for next row.
Next row: (fold line). With A, knit, dec 13 sts evenly across. 60 (68- 72-88) sts.
Next row: Knit.
Proceed in stocking st (beg with a knit row) until work from fold line measures same length as rib pat section on Collar. Cast off loosely.
Zipper edging: With RS of work facing, MC and smaller needles, pick up and knit 12 sts down left side of Collar from fold line. Pick up and knit 16 sts down left side of zipper opening. Pick up and knit 16 sts up right side of zipper opening. Pick up and knit 12 sts up right side of Collar to fold line. 56 sts.
Cast off knitwise.
Sew in zipper to fold line of Collar.
Fold Collar along fold line to WS and sew in position.
Sew side and sleeve seams.