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Child's Knitted Anchor Pullover
Lion Brand® Lion® Cotton
Pattern Number: 870

SKILL LEVEL:  Intermediate (Level 3)
SIZE: 24 months (2 yrs), Child 4, Child 5-6
Finished chest measurement: 26" (28", 30").
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 12, 2003)
Correction to pattern front: Work same as Back until piece measures 13 1/2" (14 1/2", 157frac12;") from beg,The above is only a summary of corrections; the corrected pattern text is below (if free) or shipped upon completion of order (if purchased)

MATERIALS

760-110 Lion Cotton Yarn: Navy The classical "navy" shade -- blue, almost black.
Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 13.98
Note: (MC)

760-100 Lion Cotton Yarn: White

Crisp clean white.


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 6.99
Note: (CC)

Lion Brand Knitting Needles- Size 5 [3.75 mm]
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.70

Additional Materials
LION BRAND size 7 (4.50 mm) or size to needed obtain gauge
GAUGE:
4.5 sts and 6 rows = 1" on size 7 needles in St st. 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.


INSTRUCTIONS



BACK: With size 5 needles and MC, cast on 59 (63, 67) sts.

Work in k 1, p 1 rib for 1 1/4", inc 1 st at end of last row -- 60 (64, 68) sts.

Change to size 7 needles.

Beg on RS, work in St st (k on RS, p on WS) in stripe pat alternating (6 rows CC, 6 rows MC) once.

Work 16 rows in MC only (anchors will be embroidered here later).

Continue in stripe pat, alternating (6 rows CC, 6 rows MC) until piece measures 15" (16", 17") from beg or desired length.

Bind off all sts.FRONT: Work same as Back until piece measures 13 1/4" (14 1/4", 15 1/4") from beg, end WS.

Shape neck: Next row (RS): Maintaining stripe pat, k 26 (27, 29) sts, join a new ball of yarn and work center 8 (10, 10) sts and sl onto a holder, k rem 26 (27, 29) sts.

Working both sides at the same time with separate balls of yarn, continue in stripe pat; AT THE SAME TIME, bind off at each neck edge at beg of every other row: 3 sts twice, then 2 sts twice -- 16 (17, 19) sts rem each side.

Continue in stripe pat until Front measures same as Back to shoulders.

Bind off rem sts each side.SLEEVES: With size 5 needles and MC, cast on 27 (29, 31) sts.

Work in k 1, p 1 rib for 1 1/4", inc 1 st each end of last row -- 29 (31, 33) sts.

Change to size 7 needles.

Work in stripe pat, alternating (6 rows CC, 6 rows MC) throughout; AT THE SAME TIME, inc 1 st at each end every 4 rows 8 times, then every 6 rows 5 (6, 7) times -- 55 (59, 63) sts.

Continue in stripe pat until Sleeve measures 13 1/4" (14 1/4", 15 1/4") from beg or desired length.

Bind off all sts loosely.FINISHING: Sew shoulder seams.

Neckband: With RS facing, using circular needles and MC, pick up and k approx 60 (62, 66) sts evenly around neck edge.

K 1 rnd.

Then work around in k 1, p 1 ribbing for 6 rnds.

Bind off loosely in rib.Embroidery: With MC yarn, foll chart duplicate stitch anchors on Front and Back of sweater on 16 rows MC.

Mark for Sleeve placement 6" (6 1/4", 7") down from shoulder seams.

Sew in Sleeves between markers.

Sew side and Sleeve seams.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
k1b = knit through the back loop
k2tog = knit 2 together
k2togb = Knit 2 stitches together through back loop
k3tog = knit 3 together
k3togb = Knit 3 stitches together through back loop
p1b = purl through the back loop
p2togb = purl 2 together in back
p3tog = purl 3 together
psso = pass slipped stitch over
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
sl = slip
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
yo = yarn over
approx = approximately
beg = begin(s)(ning)
foll = follow(s)(ing)
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
p = purl
pat = pattern
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sl = slip
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side


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