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The Essential Sweater - Top-down version

At last a topdown version of The Essential Sweater. Seaming limited to less than one inch!  It's cute, unisex and practical.  Designed for DK yarn, and knit in double rib and stockinette stitch.

 

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US$5.79

Finished measurements (approximate)

Size (to fit age)

6-12 months

1-2 years

2-3 years

3-4 years

4-5 years

5-6 years

Chest

56.5cm/22½”

62cm/24¼”

65.5cm/25¾”

69cm/27¼”

72.5cm/28¾”

74.5cm/29¼”

Back

31.5cm/12¼”

35cm/13¾”

37cm/14¾”

39.5cm/15¾”

41.5cm/16¼”

43cm/16¾”

Sleeve

17cm/6¾”

20cm/8”

23cm/9¼”

26cm/10½”

28cm/11¼”

29.5cm/11¾”

 

Yarn

DK weight (#3 light)

Samples use:    Treliske 8ply organic merino. 4(4:5:5:6:7) x 50g (101m/110yd) balls

                      Utiku perendale 8 ply. 1(1:2:2:2:2) x 200g (380m/416yd) skein

 

Other requirements

4mm (US 6) circular knitting needle OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE

3¾mm (US 5) circular knitting needle (60cm/24in)

4mm (US 6) dpns OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE

3¾mm (US 5) dpns

Stitch holders or waste yarn

Stitch markers

 

Gauge

22 sts and 28 rows to 10cm (4”) square over st st using 4mm (US 6) needles

TAKE THE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE

 

Techniques & non-basic skills

Short rows

 

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