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Child's Sweater
Lion Brand® Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick®
Pattern Number: 1306AD Your favorite child will be proud to parade around in this cuddly color-blocked sweater. The turtleneck will keep her warm even on the on the coldest days! Best news -- it’s a Quick Knit!

SKILL LEVEL:  Beginner + (Level 2)
SIZE: 24 months (2 yrs), Child 4, Child 5-6, Child 7-8
Finished chest 26 (28, 30, 32)inches
Note: Pattern is written for smallest size with changes for larger sizes in parentheses. When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes. To follow pattern more easily, circle all numbers pertaining to your size before beginning.

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

640-114 Wool-Ease Thick & Quick Yarn: Denim

Medium denim blue


Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
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Alternative Quantity: (2, 2, 3)
Note: A

640-138 Wool-Ease Thick & Quick Yarn: Cranberry

Deep red


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Alternative Quantity: (2, 2, 2)
Note: B

Lion Brand Knitting Needles- Size 13 [9 mm]
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Lion Brand Size 13 [9 mm] 29-inch [75 cm] Circular Knitting Needles
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Lion Brand Stitch Holders
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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GAUGE:
9 sts + 12 rows = 4" (10 cm) in Stockinette St (k on RS, p on WS). BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE. When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles. Making a Gauge Swatch
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.

STITCH EXPLANATION:
M1 (make 1) An increase worked by lifting the horizontal thread lying between the needles and placing it onto the left needle.Work this new stitch through the back loop.

NOTES:
When changing colors, twist yarn on WS to prevent holes.


INSTRUCTIONS
BACK

With A, cast on 31 (33, 35, 39) sts.

Row 1 (RS): *K 1, p 1; rep from *, end k 1.

Row 2 (WS): *P 1, k 1; rep from *, end p 1.

Rep last 2 rows twice more.

Cont in St st until piece measures 14 (15, 17, 19)" from beg, end after WS row.



Shape Shoulders and Back neck: Bind off 5 (6, 7, 7) sts at beg of row, k 6 (6, 6, 7), place center 9 (9, 9, 11) sts on a holder for Back Neck; join second ball of yarn and k to end.

Working both sides AT THE SAME TIME; Next row (WS): Bind off 5 (6, 7, 7) sts, p to end.

Next row (RS): Bind off 6 (6,6, 7) sts, k other side.

Next row: Bind off rem 6 (6, 6, 7) sts.
FRONT

With A, cast on 31 (33, 35, 39) sts.Work rib as for back.

Next row: With A, k 10 (11, 12, 13) sts; join B and k 11 (11, 11, 11, 13) sts; join A and k 10 (11, 12, 13) sts.Work vertical stripes in St st as established.Work even until piece measures 12 1⁄2(13 1⁄2, 15 1⁄2 , 17 1⁄2)" from beg, end after WS row.



Shape Front neck and Shoulders: Left side (RS) K 13 (14, 15, 16), place remaining 18 (19, 20, 23) sts on a holder.Next row (WS): Bind off 2 sts at neck edge, p to end.

Repeat this row once more – 11 (12, 13, 14) sts remain.Work even until piece measures same as Back to shoulder, shape shoulder as for Back.

Place sts from holder onto needle, leaving center 5 (5, 5, 7) sts on holder.

Shape right side as left, reversing shaping.
SLEEVES With B cast on 15 (17, 19, 19) sts.Work rib as for back.

Cont in St st for 2 rows.

Next row (RS): K 1, M1, k to last st, M1, k1.

Repeat, increasing 1 st at each edge every 6 rows 5 (5,5, 6) times more – 27 (29, 31, 33) sts.Work even until piece measures 101⁄2 (12, 13, 14)" from beg.

Bind off.



NECK

Sew shoulder seams.

With B, circular needles, and RS facing, work across 9 (9, 9, 11) sts from Back Neck holder, pick up 6 sts from side neck, work across 5 (5, 5, 7) sts from Front Neck holder, pick up 6 sts from side neck – 26 (26, 26, 30) sts.

Join round and work around in k1, p1 Rib until ribbing measures 6".

Bind off loosely in rib.
FINISHING

Place markers on front and back 6 (61⁄4, 63⁄4, 7)" down from shoulder seams.

Sew sleeves between markers.

Sew sleeve and side seams.Weave in loose ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
beg = begin(s)(ning)
cont = continu(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
p = purl
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side


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