Dem Bones by Eileen Casey
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Dem Bones

Knitting
October 2011
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
5 stitches and 6.5 rows = 1 inch
in stockinette stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
630 - 945 yards (576 - 864 m)
2 Yrs, 3 Yrs, 4 Yrs, 5 Yrs, 6 Yrs, 7 Yrs
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Now your kid can be Halloween appropriate while staying snug in this intarsia-fest spooky sweater. This sweater has drop shoulders and a crew neck for an oversized casual fit. The back is left plain, so it knits up pretty quickly too. This will be one skeleton you’ll be glad to let out of the closet!

DIFFICULTY
Intermediate - techniques: intarsia, duplicate st, picking up sts

SIZE
Children’s sizes 2 Yrs 3 Yrs, 4 Yrs, 5 Yrs, 6 Yrs, 7 Yrs. Shown in size 5 Yrs, modelled by Caoimhe, aged 4.5.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Chest: 25 26, 27, 28, 29, 30 inchesLength: 15 15.5, 16, 16.5, 17, 17.5 inches

EASE
Oversized - 4” to 6” of positive ease

MATERIALS
MC Caron Simply Soft 100% acrylic; 315yds/288m per 6oz/170g skein; colour: Black, 9727; 2 2, 2, 2, 3, 3 skeinsCC Caron Simply Soft 100% acrylic; 315yds/288m per 6oz/170g skein; colour: White, 9701; 1 1, 1, 1, 1, 1 skein

1 pair US 7 (4.5 mm) knitting needles
1 US 7 (4.5 mm) 16” circular needle

GAUGE
20 sts/26 rows = 4” in stockinette stitch