Big Brother by Kate Oates
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Big Brother

Knitting
March 2015
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
500 - 1250 yards (457 - 1143 m)
2 (4, 6, 8)(10, 12, 14) years
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From toddler to teen, this vintage inspired garter stitch cardigan features a modern colorblock design that can be simplified by working solid. • Cardigan is worked from the top down seamlessly with only button attachment for finishing work. Shawl collar and buttonband are worked alongside the body. • Colorblock pattern is recommended for knitters ready to work intarsia; solid version is suitable for beginning knitters. Shown in size 2 (solid) and size 10 (colorblock). Check out the women’s version of this design, Big Sister.

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Size 2 (4, 6, 8)(10, 12, 14) years
Finished Chest 22.75 (25.5, 28.25, 31)(32.75, 35.25, 38)“
Gauge 18 sts and 32 rows per 4” in garter stitch
Yarn 500 (600, 700, 850)(950, 1100, 1250) yards for solid version or 250 (300, 375, 450)(510, 575, 670) yards A, 200 (220, 250, 290)(325, 390, 425) yards B, 60 (70, 100, 110)(120, 150, 175) yards C and 80 (100, 110, 130)(160, 170, 200) yards D worsted weight yarn
Tools Size 7(4.5 mm) needles and sets of 5 DPNs, stitch markers, crochet hook for provisional cast on
Notions 6 (6, 8, 8)10, 10, 12 large buttons