Checkerboard Stripe Set by Diane Zangl

Checkerboard Stripe Set

Knitting
September 2015
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
876 - 1095 yards (801 - 1001 m)
Child 1 yr (2 yr, 3 yr, 4 yr)
This pattern is available for free.

This matching pullover and cap will dress any child in contemporary style. The pullover features a classic silhouette with crew neckline, indented sleeves, and a buttoned shoulder for ease in dressing. The body is patterned in casual stripes and checks; the sleeves are plain. 1/1 ribbing is used on all edges, which are tipped with a contrasting color. The hat is traditionally styled and include earflaps and ties to keep small heads warm. The checkerboard stripe motif is repeated in a single band. An I-cord loop finishes the top.

This is a FREE pattern!

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Skill Level:
Easy/Intermediate

Sizes:
Child 1yr (2 yr, 3 yr, 4 yr)
Instructions are given for smallest size, with larger sizes in parentheses. When only 1 number is given, it applies to all sizes.

Finished Measurements:
Chest: 22 (23, 24, 26)”
Head circumference: 16 (17, 18, 19)”

Materials:
Cascade Yarns® Elysian
60% Superwash Merino Wool / 40% Acrylic
219 yds (200 m) - 100 g (3.5 oz)
2 (2, 3, 3) skeins of #02 (Silver) (MC)
1 skein of #34 (Blue Bell) (A)
1 skein of #06 (Prism Pink) (B)
US 4 (3.5 mm) straight, 16” circular, and DPN needles
US 5 (3.75 mm) straight, 16” circular, and DPN needles
or size needed to obtain gauge
(3) buttons
Stitch holders
Stitch Markers
Yarn Needle

Gauge:
20 sts x 26 rows = 4” in Stockinette stitch with larger needles
To save time and ensure proper fit, take time to check gauge.