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Mother/Daughter Sweaters-Knit: Beginner
Lion Brand® PolarSpun
Pattern Number: 20306
This cuddly duo is easy to make in both child and adult sizes and is a pleasure to wear in soft, lightweight, Polarspun yarn.
SKILL LEVEL: Beginner (Level 1)
SIZE: Child (Multiple Sizes), Adult (Multiple Sizes), Medium
Child 2 yrs (3-4 yrs, 5-6 yrs, 7-8 yrs); Adult S (M,/L, 1X/2X) Finished Chest 26 (30, 34; 38, 42, 46, 52) 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: (applied Mar 23, 2013)
SIZES: 24 months (2 yrs), Child 3, Child 4, Child 5-6, Child 7-8, Small, Medium, Large, 1X
Child 2 yrs (3-4 yrs, 5-6 yrs, 7-8 yrs); Adult S (M,/L, 1X/2X)The above is only a summary of corrections; the corrected pattern text is below (if free) or shipped upon completion of order (if purchased)
360-203 PolarSpun yarn: Mango Punch (discontinued) Bright orange, hot pink and lime green
Quantity needed: 3 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 20.97
Alternative Quantity: (4, 4; 5, 6, 7, 8)
Lion Brand Knitting Needles- Size 9 [5.5 mm]
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 4.95
14 sts + 19 rows = 4" (10 cm) in stockinette stitch (knit on right side, purl on wrong side). 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.
Here and throughout, Child sizes appear first; and are separated by a semi-colon from Adult sizes.
BACK AND FRONT Cast on 46 (54, 60; 68, 74, 82, 92) sts.
Work in stockinette stitch until piece measures 151⁄2 (161⁄2, 18; 21, 22, 23, 24)" from beginning.
Bind off 6 (8, 9; 7, 8, 9, 10) sts at beginning of next 4 rows, then bind off 0 (0, 0; 6, 6, 7, 9) sts at beginning of following 2 rows.
Work 7 rows even in stockinette stitch on remaining 22 (22, 24; 28, 30, 32, 34) sts.
Bind off all sts loosely.
SLEEVES Cast on 24 (26, 28; 30, 34, 34, 36) sts.
Work 2" even in stockinette stitch.
Increasing 4 (6, 6; 4, 2, 4, 6) sts evenly across next row.
Continue to work in stockinette stitch, increasing 1 st each edge every 6th; 5th row 6 (8, 10; 14, 14, 15, 15) times – 40 (48, 54; 62, 64, 68, 72) sts.
Work even until Sleeve measures 101⁄2 (12 1⁄2, 15, 17, 18, 181⁄2, 19)" from beginning.
Bind off loosely.
FINISHING Sew shoulder and neck seams.
At roll edge of neck, sleeves and body, reverse seam to right side for neater roll.
Mark 51⁄2 (6 3⁄4, 71⁄2; 8 3⁄4, 9, 91⁄2, 101⁄4)" down from each shoulder seam.
Sew sleeves to body between these markers.
Sew side and sleeve seams.
Weave in ends.
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
Pm = place marker
RS = right side
sm = slip marker
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
WS = wrong side
st(s) = stitch(es)
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