Eliot Hoodie by Kate Oates

Eliot Hoodie

Knitting
October 2014
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette on larger needles
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
320 - 850 yards (293 - 777 m)
Newborn (6 months, 12 months, 18 months)(2, 4)
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The pattern is designed to challenge the experienced knitter who is comfortable working from multiple charts simultaneously, as well as performing decreases while staying in pattern. There is also a free tutorial available that demonstrates crossing cables before performing a decrease.

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This cozy heirloom sweater was designed for precious wee boys and girls from newborn through preschool ages, and is suitable for both everyday wear and the most special of occasions. • It features a variety of aran cable patterns on both body and sleeves, and even up into the hood. It’s finished with a three-needle bind off and a sweet little tassel. The sweater is worked seamlessly from the bottom up and the hood is knit from the neckline up. • Shown in 18 months (green) and size 2 (white).

Finished Chest: 18 (19.75, 20.75, 22.5)(24, 26.25)”
Finished Length: 8 (9.5, 10.75, 12)(13, 14)”
Size: Newborn (6 months, 12 months, 18 months)(2, 4)
Gauge: 20 sts and 32 rows per 4” in stockinette on larger needles; 24-st Chart D Panel measures just under 3.5” on larger needles
Yarn: 320 (420, 500, 600)(720, 850) yards worsted weight yarn
Tools: Size 5 (3.75 mm) and size 6 (4 mm) circular needles and set of 5 DPNs in each size, stitch markers, cable needle
Notions: 4(4, 5, 5)(6, 6) 1” buttons