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Child's Blocks & Stripes Pullover Sweater
Lion Brand® Lion® Cotton
Pattern Number: 30106

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: 24 months (2 yrs), Child 5-6, Child 7-8, Child 9-10
Finished Chest 25 (27, 30, 32) inches Finished Length 13 (14 1/4, 15, 16) 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

760-146 Lion Cotton Yarn: Fuchsia

Bright fuchsia pink.


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Note: (A)

760-147 Lion Cotton Yarn: Purple

An intense and bright purple.


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Note: (B)

760-148 Lion Cotton Yarn: Turquoise A bright, tropical blue.
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Note: (C)

760-158 Lion Cotton Yarn: Banana

A creamy light yellow.


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Note: (D)

Lion Brand Knitting Needles- Size 8 [5 mm]
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GAUGE:
17 sts + 24 rows = 4 inches (10 cm) in stockinette stitch (knit on RS, purl on WS). 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



SWEATER

BACK

With A, cast on 54 (58, 64, 68) sts.

Work stockinette stitch until piece measures 12 1/4 (14, 14 1/4, 15 1/4) inches, ending with a WS row.

Divide for back neck Knit 16 (17, 20, 21) sts, join new yarn and bind off center 22 (24, 24, 26) sts, k rem 16 (17, 20, 21) sts.

Cont working both sides at once with separate balls of yarn until Back measures 13 (14 1/4, 15, 16 1/4) inches.

Bind off.

FRONT

With B, work same as Back until piece measures 11 (12, 13 3/4, 14 1/4) inches, ending with a WS row.

Knit 19 (20, 24, 25) sts, join another ball of yarn and bind off center 16 (18, 16, 18) sts.

Working both sides at once, dec 1 st each neck edge every other row 3 (3, 4, 4) times - 16 (17, 20, 21) sts each side.

Work even until piece measures same as Back.

Bind off.

SLEEVES - Make 2

With C, cast on 28 (30, 30, 32) sts.

Beg stockinette stitch, alternating colors C and D every 6 rows.

AT SAME TIME, inc 1 st each side every 6th row 5 (4, 5, 4) times and every 4th row 4 (8, 8, 10) times - 46 (54, 56, 60) sts.

Work even until 8 (9 1/4, 10 1/4, 11 1/4) inches from beg.

Bind off.

FINISHING

Sew right shoulder seam.

With right side facing and D, pick up and knit 64 (68, 70, 74) sts along neck edge.

Work in stockinette stitch for 5 rows.

Bind off loosely.

Sew left seam, including neckband.

Sew in Sleeves and sew sleeve and underarm seams.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
beg = begin(s)(ning)
cont = continu(e)(s)(ing)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
p = purl
rem = remain(s)(ing)
RS = right side
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side


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