The pattern for this top-down raglan knit in worsted-weight yarn, which features mirrored cables running in between the raglan increases and down the sides of the body, includes instructions for both the cardigan and pullover versions.
The four sizing options range from a 22” to a 30” chest measurement, perfect for the majority of one- to five-year-olds. Because it is worked from the top down, it is easy to adjust the size and length for a perfect fit.
Techniques used include knitting in the round, the make one (lifted) increase, basic cabling, and picking up stitches. The pullover is knit entirely in the round, the cardigan body is knit flat and sleeves knit on double-pointed needles.
Sizes: 22 (25, 28, 30)" finished chest measurement
Recommended yarn: 2 (3, 3, 4) skeins Berroco Ultra Alpaca (50% Alpaca, 50% Wool, 215 yards per 100g skein)
Recommended needle size: 4.5mm/US 7
Notions: stitch markers, tapestry needle, 8 (8, 10, 10) buttons for cardigan version
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This pattern is a downloadable PDF file. Price: $5
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