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Big Love

Knitting
October 2011
DK / 8 ply (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches in stocking stitch
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
342 - 568 yards (313 - 519 m)
Sizes 3, 6, 12 mths, 2 years ~ 40.5 (43, 48, 50) cm
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We all know how we feel about our kids…and the rest of the world knows it to, but sometimes it’s nice to say it out loud.

This oversized hooded sweater has love written all over it, and knits up quickly in pure wool DK weight yarn.

This sweater is worked flat and seamed, however since the hood is picked up at the neckline it is easier to use a circular needle.

Yarn: Skeinz Yarn “Vintage” DK 100% pure wool 104 m (342 yards)/50g ball
3 (4, 5, 5) balls 312 (416, 520, 520) m (342 (455, 568, 568) yards) Main colour (MC)
1 ball (for all sizes) Contrast colour (CC)
Needles: 3.25 mm circular needle
(Or size required to obtain correct gauge, length is immaterial as needle is used straight throughout)
4 mm circular needle (length as before)
2 x 3.25mm double pointed needle (for working corded edge)
Accessories: stitch holders or scrap yarn x 5, 1 x stitch marker.
Gauge: 22 sts x 30 rows = 10 cm using 4 mm needles over stst (blocked)
Ease: garment measures approximately 15% larger than actual chest measurement
Skill level: confident beginner / intermediate

This pattern has been tech edited and test knitted